North Dorset Village Marathon

[flexiblemap src="https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/2374804/kml/NVDM_map.kml"  maptype="roadmap" width="100%" height="350px" zoom="11"] So this week I'm celebrating the completion of my first marathon by starting a new running blog. This first post is about my marathon experience in North Dorset but if you want to find out a little more about the thinking behind the new site then you'll find that on this... Continue Reading →

19 Days Later: DDBD Report

So on the 31st August 2013 as planned I yet again set out to run a birthday marathon. A mixture of tough trail and road all on my doorstep. I was joined by friends and family along the way and between us we totaled up over 115 miles of running (me doing at least 26.2... Continue Reading →

The Liberty Loco

Yesterday I embarked on a running event with a difference. The event was organised by Peter Herridge who regularly records and uploads a mostly running flavoured podcast called Spikes.  The idea was to have a social run (not a race) from Ham Hill in Yeovil, Somerset to Lyme Regis, Dorset following the Liberty Trail. Peter had... Continue Reading →

Bath Half Race Report

So finally after training through the winter months, wrestling with various injuries, blisters and last minute illnesses the day of my first half marathon was upon me. The day started with a 5am start. Brekkie consisted of a bowl of porridge, 2 mugs of black coffee and some peanut butter on toast. Slightly more than... Continue Reading →

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