Race to the Stones

I did it. I finished the race to the stones. On what was one of the hottest days we have had this year, I somehow ran and walked the 100 km To the finish line in 13 hours 23 minutes. It was of course my first ever a Ultra and whilst I have put inContinue reading “Race to the Stones”

Running in the wild

This morning’s run was lead by Brian who had the idea to run some local fields, which are absolutely beautiful. Geri and I were more than up for it and we set off together in the morning sun which was already shining at 5.45am. What a wonderful way to start the week. When we reachesContinue reading “Running in the wild”

When you get knocked down…

You have to get back up again… I started feeling unwell around 10 days ago. I try to ignore the signs, reluctant to give in, but unfortunately by last Sunday I was pretty unwell. Frustratingly I was taking part in a race which I had to pull out of, but it was the right thingContinue reading “When you get knocked down…”

Double Run Day

I run in the mornings. Always. Every day. The last time in ran in the afternoon was in the winter of 2020 when it had snowed and the pavements were sheets of ice. I’d happily run in the fresh snow which was lovely, but the day after I waited until the afternoon hoping the sunContinue reading “Double Run Day”

Pre-Work Half Marathon

I have been running a half marathon every week for quite a while now and most of the time they end up being at the weekend. Sometimes though, because of weekend commitments I need to get it done during the week. I work full time so the only way I can achieve this is toContinue reading “Pre-Work Half Marathon”

1000 miles run so far for 2022

It’s the end of April and today I hit 1000 miles of running for the year so far. In 2020 I set the challenge to run 2020 miles and in 2021 miles I covered 2021. If I keep my mileage for this year I am likely to bank 3000! A big step up! I haven’tContinue reading “1000 miles run so far for 2022”