August 13, 2016

A Darkness Coming (Manvers Dusk Till Dawn)

The spectre of October's Dusk till Dawn 50 mile Ultramarathon has been looming over me since signing up for the race a few months ago. The 100K in June had a big knock on my confidence, and even though I'll be armed with a headtorch in a few...

June 22, 2015

To The Coast (Norfolk 100KM)

Last Saturday I ran my longest race to date, 63 miles of East Anglian trail in the inaugural Norfolk 100KM. My confidence going into the race was at an all time low, I hadn't had a successful race in months. At Dukeries my legs abandoned me halfway through and in London my...

March 28, 2015

Left Hand Path (Canalathon 75KM)

Last Sunday I completed my fourth race of the year, and second Ultra, the Canalathon 75K. 47 flat(ish) miles from Manchester to Sowerby Bridge. What should have been a relatively simple race, proved to be anything but after getting lost and ending up in Halifax, whilst also...

February 24, 2015

Planning out the year ahead…

With two races in the Liverbird New Year's Day Marathon and Peddars Way Ultramarathon in the bag, and my next race just around the corner it's time to start looking ahead to the rest of the year.Over the past few weeks I have been drawing...