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Plans for 2021

I love to plan ahead and so I have entered a number of races for 2021. Some of them were postponed in 2020 and carried over. So here is my plan for the year January – Virtual Montane Spine Race … Continue reading

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Review of December 2020

When my final race of the year Tour de Helvellyn was cancelled I decided to spend a few weeks working on my speed rather than miles so my total for December was less than normal but I enjoyed the challenge … Continue reading

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Review of 2020

2020 has been a very unusual year for everyone with the Covid-19 pandemic affecting every aspect of our normal life. Sadly many people throughout the world have died or are suffering long term effects of the virus whether that is … Continue reading

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Post on Kit

Here is my latest blog post about kit on our Chia Charge website … Running is a cheap sport. ‘All you need is a pair of running shoes and you are away’ While that may be true every runner knows … Continue reading

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Review of November 2020

November ended up an easier month as I recovered from the Hardmoors 55 and with the cancellation of the South Downs Way 100. I decided to do some more speed work to see whether I can improve my basic speed … Continue reading

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Chia Charge Blog Post

Here is my latest blog post written for our Chia Charge website … One of the good things that has come out of lockdown and the cancellation of many of the races we love is the rise of virtual races. … Continue reading

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Review of October 2020

During October I ran 144.97 as I continued my build up to and the actual Hardmoors 55 race. The initial plan was to also run the South Downs Way 100 but the race has now been cancelled due to the … Continue reading

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Staying Positive

Here is my latest blog post written for the Chia Charge website … Staying positive on a long race where you are on the go for 10, 20, 30 or more hours is important but often difficult. The problem is … Continue reading

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2020 Hardmoors 55 Race Report

This is the 7th time I have run this great race. My first was the very first time it was held in 2010 and it went from Helmsley to Guisborough and the weather was pretty similar!! This year a number … Continue reading

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Guess My Time entries – Hardmoors 55

Thank you to all who have entered my latest competition. I’ve had 115 guesses. If you want to follow my progress and the race here is the link to the tracker. I’m number 198 http://live.opentracking.co.uk/20hm55/ They break down as follows … Continue reading

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