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    • Bupa Great North Run 19th September Great North RunThis was the big one, nothing to do with Roller coasters in Blackpool but one of the largest half marathons in the world – Newcastle to South Shields. I had ... Read more
    • Bupa Great North Run 20th September Bupa Great North RunAfter a 200 mile drive to Newcastle the day before, running around Newcastle trying to find some nice pasta and 4 hours sleep due to the disco going on in ... Read more
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    • 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
    • Yorkshire Vets CC 04th March Whilst at the other side of the world I got tagged in a post asking if I could make up the team for the Yorkshire VETs Cross Country in West ... 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
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    • Darley Abbey Parkrun #2 05th May It was the second park run of Darley Abbey only a few minutes walk from my friends’ house, so hell why not? Something to do on a Saturday morning. My ... Read more
    • Dulwich Parkrun #17 11th August A trip to London for a Park Run? Nope they are not that good down there, no way! It was just an excuse to see one of the last events ... Read more
    • Graves Park Parkrun #1 14th April So down to the animal farm we went, me and my best friend now ‘Mrs Crosley’ to visit the animals and say moo to the highland cows, and of course ... Read more
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        • Hoka Highland Fling 30th April This is my post to wallow in my own self pity – I had a bad race. The end. But not quite. I need to look at why and write it ... Read more
        • Dark Skies Run 26th March In my own stupidity I had signed up for the ‘Dark Skies Run’ 26.5 miles around the largest artificial lake in England – Kielder. No it was not flat, (nearly ... Read more
        • Oldham Way Ultra 20th March 2015 I turned up for the Oldham Way Ultra full of hel-flu and made the rather wise decision to not even start the race but to head back home at ... Read more
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