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Marathons

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    Half Marathons

    • Bupa Great North Run 16th September This was my third time at the Great North Run, my first one was 3 years ago, my second 2 years ago and this one, my deferred entry from last ... Read more
    • Sheffield Half Marathon 27th May I was up at 5.30am this morning and sat in an ice bath by 5.40am. All in the name of running. I can not explain why I was doing this ... Read more
    • Betws-y-coed Half 01st April Run WalesThis was no April Fools – well it couldn’t be anyway as this particular race started at midday, however you would have been a fool to participate in it and ... Read more
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    10kms

    • Whitworth Trail Marathon 19th August The Whitworth Trail Marathon appealed to me because it was a trail, a marathon or something like that and in a place that I hadn’t run before. It was underwritten ... Read more
    • Dovedale Dipper 05th August After chatting to the lovely Caroline at the St Begas Ultra back in May she’d mentioned an event called the ‘Dovedale Dipper’ in Dovedale,¬†Derbyshire. I quite fancied it, being a ... Read more
    • Dronfield Relays 08th July Interest in the Dronfield Relays emerged after speaking to running club social secretary Neal after a Power Yoga session one Thursday, its a Sunday, its two weeks after my 100 ... Read more
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    5kms

    • Furnace Inn Fun Run 26th December What a wonderful way to spend the day after Christmas – The Furnace Inn Fun Run. So its 1 degree as we make our way down to Darley Abbey Park, the ... Read more
    • Sheffield Castle Parkrun #42 18th May Its Parkrun time. I am not a massive lover of Parkrun, some people live and breath them, there are even Parkrun tourists who go round all the Parkruns in the ... Read more
    • Darley Abbey ParkRun #42 01st February I have renamed this run the Darley Abbey Cross Country Run for it was not your average Parkrun. I was down in Derby for my best friends’ birthday so what ... Read more
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    5 Miles

    • SYRRS #3 – Pickburn 27th April The third South Yorkshire 5 mile Road race series took place in Pickburn on 27 April 2011 in Pickburn a small village nested near to Doncaster. The sun had even ... Read more
    • SYRRS #2 – Dam Flask 13th April I will be dam if I do and dam if I don’t, Damm it, I do, I run another race only 3 days after my half marathon plus 1/4. ... Read more
    • SYRRS #1 – Oxspring 30th March So in the quintessentially South Yorkshire rolling hills, we take to these rolling hills on this springy but a little bit damp evening. So we got taken over a bridge to ... Read more
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    10 Miles

    • Bupa Great South Run 25th October Great South RunPortsmouth was crisp and cool on this late October Sunday morning. Over 20 000 runners gathered on the promenade for the Great South Run. Unfortunately I was put in ... Read more
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    Ultramarathons

    • Devon Coast to Coast 30th March Two weeks before the Easter break I found myself signing up for the Devon Coast to Coast because a good running friend had also signed up and I only required ... Read more
    • Tarawera Ultramarathon 11th February Three weeks into my holiday of a lifetime I found myself standing on the start line of a 102km Ultramarathon in New Zealand. New Zealand I have always loved you ever ... Read more
    • White Rose Ultra 60 04th November It was never in the plan because I don’t have plans because of my sporadic half self employed lifestyle and fear of failure or putting all my eggs in one ... Read more
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