Plym Trail Merry Christmas half marathon- Race Report

Plym Trail half marathon 0930 16th December 2018 I wanted to end the year by doing a half marathon, even if I treated as a training run rather than racing it so I managed to get a last-minute place for this half just outside Plymouth. Plym trail half is organised by first and last running…

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Bicton Blister- Race Report

Bicton Blister 10 mile trail race 11 am 25th November 2018 The Bicton Blister a 10-mile trail run organised by Exmouth Harriers and is a run that I have never done before, in the past I was always working so I was determined to do it this year. I knew it would be hard going…

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Drogo 10-Race Report

Drogo 10 trail race 1030 18th November 2018 I was looking forward to running the South West Road Runners Drogo 10 miles race again as it is a beautiful but challenging trail race in a stunning area. Drogo 10 is a race that takes place at The National Trust property, Castle Drogo about 20 minutes…

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Studland Stampede Race Report

Studland Stampede 14th October 2018 The Studland Stampede has always been a popular run with some members of the running club, with some running it every year. The race was sold out within a few hours when entries opened on New Year’s Eve last year, I don’t know why I didn’t enter it. However, at…

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Bude Pirate Run Race Report

Bude Pirate Run 9th September 2018 I have never raced on my birthday so this year I was determined too and my birthday falling on a Sunday meant that I had quite a few races to choose from. There was the marathon weekend in the New Forest, the Chard Chaser, Ash excellent 8 in Martock…

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Forest Flyer Race Report

10th August 2018 The Forest Flyer is a 5 mile off road run organised by Dawlish Coasters and takes place on a Friday evening at Haldon Forest and I had never done it before. It was a last minute decision to run it as I had been debating between this and the Jurassic coast run…

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Haytor Heller Race Report

21st July 2018 I have been suffering with a lower limb injury this month and at times I thought I would not be able to do this race which made me sad as this is one of my favourite races. The race is the Haytor Heller which takes place on a Saturday evening on Dartmoor…

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Running in Salzburg

Running on holiday can be a great way to wake up the legs and also see the place from a different perspective. I always notice different things when I run compared to when I sight see. I think that this is because you are not looking at Google maps and you are relaxed. I was…

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Time to be smart

In Sport section of The Daily Telegraph on Friday 18th May 2018 I read an article by their chief sports writer Oliver Brown in which he discusses the older Sportsman.  Such as Gianluigi Buffon who recently played his last football match for Juventus at the age of 40 and golfer Phil Mickelson who is still…

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