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South Downs Way 100 mile Ultra 2017

Its taken a while to write this blog.  Wasn’t quite sure what to say – many have written how the SDW100 is beautiful etc, what would make this post any different.  So I thought, three questions on my experience of … Continue reading

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Run Walk Crawl – Brecon to Cardiff Ultra

19th February 2017 The Brecon to Cardiff Ultra is very popular and it is easy to see why.  The extraordinary changes from tranquil canal sides, through mountain passes and ultimately to tragic and historic industrial landscapes depicts the whole of … Continue reading

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Run Walk Crawl South Wales Hundred Recce

29 January 2017 Though it wasn’t a race, I thought I’d write this brief blog post of the recce in case anyone was wondering whether to do the South Wales 100 this year and hadn’t quite decided.  If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Might Contain Nuts – Winter Race Report

The Might Contain Nuts (MCN) series of races are well loved in South Wales.  How popular they are further afield I am not sure.  Since the ultra is not part of the ‘magic’ numbers (50 Miles, 100K or even 100 … Continue reading

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Lakes in a Day – Race Report

The Lakes in a Day was my first Ultra outside of South Wales. My first ever Ultra was the Might Contain Nuts ultra in March, a 40 miler over the Black Mountains. I’d then done the Preseli Beast (32 Miles), and Run Walk Crawl South Wales 50. The Run Walk Crawl event was absolutely amazing. It has a high dropout rate and 3200M of climb. I’d managed that OK, so was feeling a little confident that I could do the 4000M, 50 miles of the Lakes in a day, but…. Continue reading

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