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Tiree Ultra Marathon

Race report from Tiree Ultra, awesome race, less than awesome performance

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West Highland Way 2014 – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

It’s strange to say that while I DNF’d (did not finish) this race, it was an amazing confidence builder and I’ve come out of it buzzing with excitement and ready to go again. After picking up an injury during the

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Great Lakeland 3 Day

This was an important race for me for a number of reasons – I was using it towards qualification for the Dragons back – it would be an excellent tester/pre-race for the West Highland Way As a race, it was

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Suffer Better – Rannoch Station to Bridge of Orchy

Whilst Reading a thread on FaceBook a running route was mentioned that I had been thinking about running for a while but was struggling with the logistics. The post provided the obvious answer and I kicked myself for not thinking

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Dundee Green Circular

Much of my training recently has been runs to work and back, in an effort to incorporate hills and trails into that training, I have used the Green Circular Route in Dundee, specifically around Camperdown and Templeton parks. The Green

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Run a Marathon? I don’t do sprints

The marathon is not a race that I’ve ever really enjoyed, even back when I used to run road races regularly. The distance is so ubiquitous that performances are compared without reference to the different terrain or weather conditions. My

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February – Mud, Sweat and Ready Meals

This blog will cover February’s training and the start of March. I’ve come a long way in terms of my training in terms of both distance and endurance. The month started with a Parkrun at Perth accompanied by my youngest

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