Category Archives: General Updates

The Road to Sparta 2020

Courtesy: Sparta Photography Club So, so pleased and honoured to be running Spartathlon again in 2020. The road to Sparta will be difficult enough this year though without the challenges we’re all already facing with Covid 19. It will require … Continue reading

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2019 – A Big Year in Prospect Whatever the Outcome

  Well after another mixed year due to missed training, a few niggles and losing my mojo somewhat, I’m hoping I can get some consistency back and start the New Year positively with a fresh approach to 24hr racing, so … Continue reading

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Mid-season summary 2018

I’ve fallen behind with reporting this year, so I can only apologise to anyone who takes the time to read about my exploits. I read other runners reports of course and know it can be frustrating to wait for reports … Continue reading

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Athens 24hr Jan 2018 and General Update

Just a brief update… I’d finally managed to get three months consecutive training in after a torrid year in 2017 which I was glad to see the back of. I was really hopeful of trying to start 2018 positively with … Continue reading

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Mid-season Update

Apologies for the absence of posts this year, but there has been little positive to post about as predicted. It’s been a pretty torid year injury wise since Barcelona and I don’t like to dwell on negative so I’d avoided … Continue reading

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2017 Looking Like a Tough Proposition

Well having finished off a great year in 2016, I’ve effectively been crocked since two weeks after Barcelona last December, so not a great start to the year. Plagued with a heel injury, over two months of lost training and … Continue reading

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My 2016 Season Summary

    I’m grateful for what’s been a great 2016 for me. It’s been immensely enjoyable, training has been effective and results have been much improved. Granted, I had a few scares in terms of niggles, but thankfully they all … Continue reading

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Supporting NANSA at Spartathlon in 2016

I’m privileged to be heading to Greece again in September 2016 with the support of my wife Gill and in laws Kelvin and Collette Sadler to race the iconic ultramarathon Spartathlon. I’ll be joining fellow runners as part of the … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2015 and Targets for 2016

2015 has been a great year for which I’m very grateful. I’m so lucky to be able to run and so lucky to have such great support from my family, friends and clubmates! Thank you. Key highlights for me… Marrying … Continue reading

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GUCR 2015 (DNS due to virus)

I was gutted not to┬ástart my 3rd GUCR, but it would have been utter stupidity to run with a virus. I did delay my decision as late as possible, hoping upon hope that I would somehow make a miraculous recovery … Continue reading

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