Below I have put together a list of the kit I used during the Ice Ultra.  If you’re going to be going fast like Robbie Britton then perhaps you kit may be slightly different but not much.  The one thing I would say is that you don’t want to skimp on ...

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Sitting in my nice warm kitchen it’s easy to forget just how cold I was at times during the Ice Ultra!
Having signed up for this cold race I started worrying about what kit to take.  Although I had done a cold race before this time was very different; I wasn’t ...

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While out running on Tuesday I met a lovely lady called Trish.  We bump into each other every so often and always stop for a wee chat.  Trish is 71 years young (I know she won’t mind me mentioning her age) and runs her 5 mile route at least 3 ...

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As I get older time seems to go by in a flash so I try and make the most of each and every opportunity given to me as you never know what’s round the corner!
2015 began with my first race Run the Ran held on the “island” of Khadir Bet in the Gujurat ...

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After the Double  Spartathlon I took about 4 weeks off from running.  The first couple of weeks I did nothing other than take my dog for a walk, to be quite honest my body wasn’t up to anything more than walking, it felt tired.
With two weeks of just walking I ...

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We did it!  I still can’t believe that my crew and I have completed something we set out to do two years ago!  Finishing the race itself was extremely emotional (as you can see from the photo!) I was so overwhelmed that I had actually done it I simply couldn’t ...

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Tomorrow after weeks of training I’m finally off to Greece together with my crew Becky, Paul and Tim to take part in the 2015 Spartathlon – am I nervous? Just a little.
The race is 245km (153 mile) non-stop from Athens to Sparta (with a mountain after 160km) the first 42km ...

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Over the past few months I have throughly enjoying following fellow runners taking part in races such as the Lakeland 50/100, UTMB, CCC, T184, LL130 and best of all I could do this from the comfort of my own home by tracking them on my laptop – how times have changed!
When ...

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Mimi & Dick Kearn
The Grand Union Canal Race or GUCR as it’s referred to is one of my favourite races and holds many happy memories.  The race is always held on the last bank holiday in May beginning on Saturday morning at 6am at Gas Street Basin, Birmingham.  Runners have ...

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I would like to take this opportunity to thank EVERYONE who supported the Freedom Run last year.  We raised a staggering £28,300.  The money raised has enabled Save the Children South Africa to set up a project called Giving girls the Freedom to Live 
Seeing it in print really makes my ...

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