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Summary of Week 5 Training for Hardmoors 55

This week I had to change things round a bit as we were away at the weekend visiting family in Inverness. I ran four times for a total of 33.17 miles which was a little lower than I’d planned but … Continue reading

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Summary of Week 3 Training for Hardmoors 55

Another good solid week. I ran four times for a total of 51.03 miles. Each run this week felt stronger and was faster than last week so my fitness is definitely coming back. It has taken a long time since … Continue reading

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Ultra Plans for 2020

I like to plan out my races at the beginning of the year so I know what I’m aiming for. These days you also need to book ahead as a lot of events do fill up quickly. As I plan … Continue reading

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Tour de Helvellyn Video Diary

I have made a short video diary of my 2019 Tour de Helvellyn. I hope you enjoy it and gives you a taste of the event.

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Tour de Helvellyn Report

Saturday 21st December 2019 I had wanted to do this race for a few years so decided 2019 was the year. I had been having some issues with my chest in the build-up so hadn’t been able to train as … Continue reading

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Update after visit to the doctor

I went to see my Doctor on Monday and he was really helpful. He doesn’t think it is a heart problem but more likely the muscles around my rib cage. He’s prescribed ibuprofen for a week to help with any … Continue reading

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Something is wrong but not sure what

Ever since I started this blog in October 2006 I have tried to be honest about my running and how things are going. For the vast majority of the last 13 years (and for many years before I started my … Continue reading

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