Tag Archives: Ian Thomas

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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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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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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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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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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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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