Race Plan…things that might go wrong.

As part of your race preparation I think it is a great idea to sit down and think of anything that might go wrong during the race and what you would do about it if it did. This way if it does crop up at least you have an action plan to deal with it. You will therefore be more…
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My top 3 tips for running a VERY long way!

In 2020 I set myself a challenge, a challenge to do something that had never been done as quickly as I bet I could, to travel the length of the country by foot in a record breaking time. The distance? 874 miles The route? Land’s End to John O’Groats The time taken? 12 days, 30 minutes and 14 seconds. This…
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Best Ultra Marathons for a First Timer

This is something I get asked a lot, and whilst it may seem like I’m happy to rock up to just any race and run, I still look for the things I have mentioned below in any race I do because they simply make the whole thing a bit sweeter… and we all know how much I love cake.  …
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LEJOG

As the world went into lockdown because of COVID-19 I decided to plan an adventure. I had been training hard and was fit then all of a sudden I had all this free time with no races on the horizon. I started to look at maps and all of a sudden LEJOG jumped out at me. I started planning and…
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Ultra Trail Cape Town

Lining up at 4am on Saturday morning I was super excited about the day that lay ahead. I had trained hard, felt fit and was ready to race. I normally go off at the start of races like a maniac with a “Go to you blow” approach but I decided to be sensible this time, hold back and chill and let the race unfold a bit before I put the hammer down.

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