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Well that was shit. Had a meeting, no coffee, with the Man with the Hammer. Disaster –┬ánoun – a calamitous event, especially one occurring suddenly and causing great loss of life, damage, or hardship…. Sums up my day fairly…
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UPDATE: Racing Calender 2017

What it's all about....
So, life happens. My mega, awesome racing schedule for this year has gone up in smoke due to my shite job. Adapt (to their fuck about) and overcome (their bullying whims) as my work is wont to say. As such…
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Mountain Fuel

I’m almost 100% sure that if you’ve found yourself reading this then you’ll have, in the same measure, heard of Mountain Fuel. If not…where have you been?!? They have taken the ultra/endurance/mountain (clue’s in the name, dumbo) community by storm…
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Uber-thinking and the ‘Lure of the Fad’…..

It ain't a running blog without a picture of everyone's favourite.....
We live in a capitalist world. Whether you’re comfortable with that or not it’s the prevailing societal view so we kinda need to deal with it. Yeah, it’s good in some ways and yeah, it’s bad in some (many) ways.…
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Seasons: Autumn into Winter

Things went quiet after the Bobby G. I’d torn my shin muscle at some point on the first ‘leg’ and the continued running over the subsequent four ‘legs’ made for a fairly long period of rehabilitation. I managed to get…
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The Bob Graham Round: The Sum Of Your Parts…..Part Two

So to the crux of the matter I suppose. Everything was in place and good to go. Had a last minute drop-out from a pacer on Leg 2 but I wasn’t mega phased as Ben is pretty handy at this…
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The Bob Graham Round: The Sum Of Your Parts…..Part One

On Saturday 23rd July at 1am I set off on a series of 5 short runs around the Lakes that I linked together into what is known as the ‘Bob Graham Round’…….BGR for short – you may have already read…
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Seasons: Spring….and a bit

Spring has come and gone (apparently) and here in the draughty corridors of Fellicionado Hall we’re having a clear out of some of the old memories from those halcyon days before the rains hit and brought with them, what we…
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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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