Races

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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Heron Half Race Report

10th June 2018 So today was a big day, my first half marathon back after injury, in fact I don’t recall running a half in 2013 so this will be my first since the Great North run in September 2012. This time last year I hadn’t even started my Couch 2 5 km and here…

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Clyst Hydon Huff Race Report

20th May 2018 Clyst Hydon Huff 10 km It was another glorious warm day for a hilly run in the countryside, this race is organised by the primary school to raise funds for the school. For some reason I was really nervous about this race but I do not know why, maybe it was because…

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