Hangar 18 ORR

Firstly, that ‘ORR’ stands for ‘off-road running’. Phew right?! You can concentrate on the rest of the blog. You’re welcome. Secondly, there’s a reason I’ve started the blog with feeding that titbit in your direction and also made that name…
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Training: Psychology

Za-to-pek a man who really knew how to thrash himself!
I’m what I would call a realist. Others would take a look at that realism and in turn refer to me as a pessimist. This to me is ironically funny as that opinion in itself appears to be a pessimistic…
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Fellrunning: A Punter’s Guide No. 4 – Carnethy 5

Right, you’ve read the shite about the relays but that’s not gonna be a flash in the pan. Oh no. There’s going to be a heck of a lot to get through this year, it’s only January after all and…
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Fellrunning: A Punter’s Guide No. 3 – Devil’s Burdens Relay

Ohhhh fuck.....here....they....come!!
Hello! It’s 2015, shit’s been happening already and if you’re not careful you’re gonna miss it! Here in north Britain there’s been coming on 5 fell races and it’s only day four of the month! How does that maths work…
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Fellrunning: A Punter’s Guide No. 2 – The Bob Graham Round

No, that's not Lingmoor behind him....
I was reminded today, whilst Instagram stalking a certain Mr. Rickey Gates, an American man – or ‘Ameriman’ if you will – of the Bob Graham Round (BGR in hip parlance) and, more specifically, Billy Bland’s frankly ridiculous record. I…
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Fellrunning: A Punter’s Guide No. 1 – Langdale Horseshoe

Ambleside's finest...him wit crazy name
The first in a new series of posts where I look at various races around the fell running calendar, make up spurious and illogical data, which I then present as historical fact, in order to support outlandish conclusions and finally…
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Darks Horses No.1

Feeling a little ‘low’ and uninspired? Want to live vicariously through other, more talented people? Not as strong/bold/French as you’d like? Unable to pass urine without wincing? Brother’s. Sister’s. I feel your pain! If, like me, you want all of…
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