Category Archives: Race Reports

Spartathlon Report 2019

  Just a Brief Report As I mentioned in my previous post I managed to get a solid block of ten weeks of a hundred mile plus weeks under my belt over the winter before embarking on my do or … Continue reading

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Athens Ultramarathon Festival 2019 – 24hr Race Report

    Back in 2018 I had to withdraw from Athens 24hr due to a knee issue which finally undid my race at 19.5hrs. This was disappointing but unsurprising given I’d experienced a period of inconsistent training and a string … 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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Spartathlon Report 2018

    Summary Following a second year of inconsistent training due to niggles I found myself lined up once again at the start of this amazing, iconic but brutal race. This will be my fourth consecutive finish if I make … 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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Spartathlon Race Report 2017

    Apologies this report is late and much less detailed than in previous years. I didn’t want to repeat stuff most of you are already familiar with and if I’m honest I’ve struggled to focus on reporting this year. … Continue reading

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Barcelona 24hr Track Race Report 2016 – Brief Summary (24 hores en pista Corredors.Cat – Barcelona)

    Brief Summary I arrived in Barcelona with my crew (wife Gill and in-laws, Kelvin and Collette) midday on the Friday and chilled out with fellow runners, as well as checking out the track. Alas on the eve of … Continue reading

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Spartathlon Race Report 2016

    Summary: I’ve summarised below as I appreciate some readers may only be interested in the outcome. If you’re interested in the full report, I hope you find some of it interesting or useful. Please skip any sections which … Continue reading

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Liverpool to Leeds Canal Race (LLCR130) 2016

    Summary In summary I’m pleased to report that I had a great race at LLC130 finishing in first place in 24:28. Forty runners lined up at the start and twenty one finished. Not my envisaged A or B … Continue reading

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Grand Union Canal Race (GUCR) Race Report 2016

  Summary After a rather disjointed year thus far due to overtraining syndrome and an uninspiring performance at TP100 as a result, I was very pleased to get back on track at the GUCR on May Bank Holiday weekend. I … Continue reading

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