2018 Race Calendar

Well here it is – my 2018 Race Calendar.

Thames Path 100 – An old favourite, a 100 mile yomp along the Thames Path starting at Richmond and ending up in Oxford. I’ve had mixed fortunes with this one but if no one keels over in front of me, I…

Bucket List 2018

Self indulgent I know but ….
I’m not a great believer in new year resolutions but a bucket list well that’s another matter!

Here is a list of some of the things I am “planning” for 2018. I’m not too clever on timing – The Pyrenees adventure appeared on my horizon…

Madrid – a race against time

**As an experiment I have an audio version of this post – the link is at the bottom**

As the plane banked steeply on the approach to Madrid Airport I anticipated what lay ahead – 50 miles of running through the trails, brush land and woods that surrounded the city…

A passion rekindled

OK  I admit it – I’ve been in a slump lately and I’ve lost a bit of my mojo. It’s not that I’ve fallen out of love with running but more like running has fallen out of love with me and it’s time to do something about it.

The reasons…

Ultra Trail – Sierra Nevada

Really excited to be back on the road again, this time to Granada, Spain for the Ultra Trail Sierra Nevada. 63 kms through the blistering heat and mountains of the beautiful Sierra Nevada.

Fortunately we’ve had a heat wave here in the UK (i.e. It hasn’t rained for 7 days…

The road to Alhambra

If you are regular visitors to this blog you will know that I decided to pull out of the TransItalia Ultra next month. I got injured during the ThamesPath 100 and just haven’t been able to put the miles in to prepare myself for the 266km, 50 hour dash…