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#TBT – Festival of Miles 2014

With me doing my first track race of 2017, I’ve picked my first ever official track race as this week’s throwback article. I had done two time trials with Sheffield RC but this race in May 2014 was my first official race on a running track, I got my first …

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#TBT – Brass Monkey HM 2015

This weekend it’s the very popular Brass Monkey HM, two years ago it was the setting for my final half marathon of HM challenge. This is where I did 13 half marathons in 13 months (+ the now famous cancelled HM). Instead of race report here is the interview I …

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#TBT – Central Lancashire HM 2014

Welcome to my first Throwback Thursday of the new year. This Sunday is the Central Lancashire HM and this happened to be the first half marathon of my 2014 challenge. This was the challenge where I did a half marathon every month for 13 months. At the time I had …

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2016 Year in review

So 2016 has come and gone. For me it was a roller coaster of a year. Some lows and some highs. In this post I will reflect on the years events. Things last year started with 3 races in as many days, with me still doing my Road Warrior Challenge …

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Coming up in January

Belated Happy New Year to my blog readers, fundraising supporters and everyone else. I hope you had a wonderful holiday period. Today is the first day back at work, so that means I have to play some serious catch up on my blog. First up December went very well a …

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Location, Location, Location

Last year on my old site, I did a Google map pin pointing all the locations I have raced since I took up this sport back in 2012, well I think after another year of racing it’s time for an updated map. For every location I have raced there is …

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#TBT – Barnsley Hospice Santa Dash 2015

Well it’s only a few sleep till Santa comes and for this weeks Throwback Thursday, I’ve selected to look back at my one and only Santa Dash race. I had looked at doing one this year but all either clashed with a proper race, was expensive or didn’t time their …

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#TBT – Travellers 6 2015

As I’m doing the Travellers 6 this Sunday, with aim to race it and finish higher then last year, then run it again for the mileage. I felt it was worthy to revisit my report from last years race, so here you go. Thanks to Yorkshire running FB page for …

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#TBT – Bolsover 10k 2015

It’s the Bolsover 10k this Sunday and while I’m not doing it this year (mainly because I try and stick to UKA races), it is a popular local 10k and one I look back on fondly. I was in a low patch due to my racing ever week challenge but …

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Strava Insights Report 2016

  Strava are delighted to share the 2016 Strava Insights Report with you. The tens of millions of members of Strava, the social network for athletes, uploaded an astonishing 9.6 activities every second of every day in 2016.   This report highlights some of our favourite activities, including the best moments …

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