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Lakeland Trails Derwentwater 15k

In hindsight, a gruelling run up Grisedale Pike and the surrounding fells was probably not the best preparation for the Lakeland Trails run on the Saturday! Nevertheless, I was excited about this run as the route is challenging and the … Continue reading

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The Karrimor Great Trail Challenge 2014

Initially, when I looked on the Monday, the weather forecast told me that Sunday, the day of the Great Trail Challenge, would be cool with rain. On Wednesday, the other half said that it was going to be warm and … Continue reading

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The Inaugural Carlisle City Urban Trail Race 2014

Wednesday the 21st May 2014 saw the running of the inaugural Carlisle City Urban Trail Race organised by Sport in Action. There were two distances to choose from; a long course of 8 miles and a shorter course of 5 … Continue reading

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Fell Fit

The good thing about being off work is that fitting in my runs is a lot easier and heading to the fells becomes more frequent. Throughout December I managed to fit in several visits to Sale Fell. Compared to other … Continue reading

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The Cumberland Fell Runners Christmas Pudding Race

The Cumberland Fell Runners Christmas Pudding Run was held on the 15th December 2013. I’m finally getting round to blogging about it as it was a good little event. Better late than never, as they say. The day before this … Continue reading

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The Misery of Colds and the Joy of Streaking………..

*Brushes away the dust and cobwebs and settles down* Well, what can I say! It’s been a while since I’ve updated. Most of November was a write off as I came down with an evil cold! I had my first … Continue reading

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More Hills + More Intervals = Pain (and Rewards!)

Following last weekend’s parkrun PB, enjoying the fun run with the girls and watching the other half smash his half marathon PB, I felt pretty flat once I returned to work on Tuesday. It was just one of those days … Continue reading

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