My marathon journey

I'm often asked how my marathon journey started - well here's the story, warts and all ... "Do you want any help with your bag Andrew", one of my workmates asked as I stood, bent over the railings, halfway up the metal staircase. "I'll be fine thanks" I replied as I continued my slow, painful progress up the stairs, each step sending a searing pain through 

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Scenic runs – Ripe to Bo Peep to Alfreston

A beautiful March day and with the Brighton Marathon only 3 weeks away,  what better than to drive down to East Sussex for a run across the Downs. The start point was Ripe church and then a run cross the turf fields towards Chalvington before joining the country lane that leads towards the A27. After my exploits in the Beachy Head Marathon, I knew what

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Running along the Fal Estuary

Another day, another County – I’ve moved to Cornwall now for some amazing runs along the estuary. This is the view from the cottage just before setting out. I ran up to Pendennis Head and then back along the beeches before crossing the estuary at Penryn and then running along the coastline through Flushing and on to Restronguet and Mylor harbour before turning around and

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Training for the Coastal Endurance Trail Series

A fantastic couple of days training down here in South Devon. It’s been quite slippery under foot because of all the rain and yesterday I managed to get caught in a hale storm as I was running out of Salcombe (check out the rainbow picture!). Every thing was put right today though – beautiful weather as I ran along the coastal path from Prawle which

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