Reviews by Terrain

Trail

  • St Begas Ultra – (SBU35) 27th May Inspired by two running friends’ photos on Facebook (Jen Scotney and Martin Hookway) who ran across the Lakes taking in the ‘Coast to Coast’ route as part of Jen’s epic ... Read more
  • 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
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Road

  • Chesterfield Spire 10 06th July Chesterfield Spire 10This race had always been held at the end of August and always clashed with other events, so when it came up that it was the first Sunday in July ... Read more
  • Dam Flask Relays 24th June This was my nemesis, after having an awesomely terrible run x2 years ago I avoided it last year but this year has been the year of conquering my fears, so ... Read more
  • Ramathon Half Marathon 08th June Ramathon Half MarathonThe Ramathon was back after 18 years, Derby’s half marathon. I wasn’t even down to do this race as it was road and I was in the midst of holidayness. ... Read more
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Fell

  • Salt Cellar Fell Race 01st August Friday night there was a fell race on only 20 minutes from home around the stunning Derwent Edge in the Peak District. Now I am no fell runner, I will ... Read more
  • Crich Momument Race 13th July Crich Monument RaceSaturday midday and I set off frantically to reach Crich to run up a big hill to the Crich monument overlooking the little village of Crich – Christ why not?. ... Read more
  • Tiger Tor 27th January It was an exciting typical sunday at the end of January. It was raining. It was exciting. It was time for the Tigger Tor, a 9.something fell race in the ... Read more
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Running Holidays

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    Relay Races

    • Thunder Run 27th July This was my second year at Thunder Run. After the 2013 episode of Thunder Run, in which it really did lead up to its name; caked in mud throughout ... Read more
    • Dam Flask Relays 24th June This was my nemesis, after having an awesomely terrible run x2 years ago I avoided it last year but this year has been the year of conquering my fears, so ... Read more
    • South Yorkshire Road Relays 31st August Today I ran for the very last time around Don Valley. Shed a tear or two for this iconic Stadium. Bye bye Don Valley. I had no expectations of what I ... Read more
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    Parkrun

    • Hillsborough Parkrun #40 09th November Round and round and round and round we go, round and round and round we go. Well only three times but today I decided to delve back into Parkrun really ... Read more
    • Darley Abbey Parkrun #18 24th August Park RunIt was that time again, the park run time. I don’t do many park runs because I am too lazy to like my chest on fire and my breathing go ... Read more
    • 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
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    Lapped Races

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      Mountain Marathons

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        Cross Country

        • SYCC #4 – Winter Hill 14th December   It’s taken me a while to reflect on the last of the South Yorkshire Cross Country race for it all went rather wrong, I was waiting for this moment, and ... Read more
        • SYCC #3 – Campsall 16th November A foggy November Sunday morning a yellow car full of Sheffield RC girls make the hefty pilgrimage to Campsall Park north of Donny (Doncaster) to run round in some mud. ... Read more
        • SYCC #2 – Wentworth 26th October We’re all fawned of running right? So what better way to spend a sunny Sunday morning than at Wentworth Castle in Barnsley to run around the grounds a few times ... Read more
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