Stupidest quote “I can’t believe there are so many hills in this race”
10 days post Double Grand Union Canal Race my legs feel good but won’t be ready to run for another few days.  The events of the Bank Holiday weekend haven’t really sunk in it all seems a bit ...

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This weekend was the Thames Path 100 (TP100) put on by Centurion Running Last year the race had to be cancelled with only a few hours to go due to the dramatic change in temperature and conditions so this year James Elson the RD put the race on three weeks ...

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Now safely back home I can reflect on my last race of the year “Piece of String”
This was the inaugural Fun run known as the Piece of String dreamed up by James Adams who in turn persuaded James Elson of Centurion Running to host the race along side the Winter ...

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Crewing Mimi Anderson on her “Fastest Crossing of Ireland on Foot” World Record Attempt
The most important part of crewing any event, no matter how long or hard it is, is to know your runner!  I have had the pleasure of crewing the marvellous Mimi Anderson on 4 occasions so know ...

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As I sit here and write this I still can’t believe what I have done.
In July last year when myself, Becky and Katherine were sitting in Furnace Creek discussing the M2M the girls asked me what time I would like to run it in and my answer was 84 hrs ...

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The Jungle Ultra is a 230k self sufficiency staged race over 6 days in the Jungles of Peru.
Peru is a country I have always wanted to visit and to be given the opportunity to race in the Jungle was a great excuse.  Although I did have my worries, lots of ...

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The West Highlandway Race is over for another year and sadly for me it didn’t exactly go to plan!
The day of the race was spent sorting out the car, checking I had my kit and trying to relax. HWMBO and I drove up to Dunbarton To pick up Hay Diddle ...

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I have always enjoyed being part of an inaugural race, its the excitement of the unknown and the challenge of trying to be one of the first finishers.
When Mark Cockbain announced that he was putting on the Viking Way Ultra I just couldn’t resist and instantly pinged him an email ...

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The  inaugural Thames Path 100 (TP100) took place on the 3rd March 2012.  Having been part of Jame Elson’s crew for his North Downs Way 50/100 races I knew that this would be a well organised event.
The TP100 starts in Richmond and finished in Oxford by the Ice-ring, there were ...

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The 2012 Pilgrims Challenge will stay in my memory for a very long time! Winter had finally arrived.
Pilgrims Challenge is a two day event of 33 miles each day starting in Farnham and finishing in Merstham along the North Downs Way, returning to Farnham on the second day.  You couldn’t ...

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