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The Night Runners and the Moon Shorter days and longer nights – this is the time of year that means that some people ease off on their running and excuses abound about the dark, the cold and the weather. I … Continue reading

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Is that not what it’s all about?

  There is history and heritage in this image; a lot of running miles sitting around that fire. Hundreds of ultras, marathons, and trail miles covered – let alone the training runs. But that is not what tonight was about. … Continue reading

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But here’s the thing …..

Last year, 2015,  was a mixed bag. Having seriously injured myself running and cycling within three months of each other (knee in April, shoulder in July) I had three full months of recovery which included my arm being in a … Continue reading

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D33 Ultramarathon and little bit more

So, for the first time since June 2014, I found myself in a running event. I suppose it also came as a surprise that this was my first race over any distance since turning 50 last July (though I was … Continue reading

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A 53 mile Ultramarathon / 66 mile Cycle Sportive Double

Dear Friends On April 25th I will be running the Hoka Highland Fling Ultramarathon (53miles/85km). About 10 hours later in the early hours of the 26th I will be on my bike attempting the Etape Loch Ness Bike race (66 … Continue reading

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“I get knocked down, but I get up again ….”

Well, it finally happened: Last weekend I failed absolutely to complete a running challenge, even one of my own design. It was not a race, but the final 30 mile training run in preparation for the Cateran Trail 55 Mile … Continue reading

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Wilderness, Wolves and Running Mojo

Running means different things to different people. For me it as much to do with keeping an active connection to nature as it is about the health benefits and the bragging rights a race medal or T-shirt brings. But you … Continue reading

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