Running

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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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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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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Salzburg 10 km Race Report

6th May 2018 Hervis 10 Km Salzburg City Run I was in Salzburg visiting friends and I was there for the marathon weekend so I decided to take part in the 10 km race which was part of the marathon weekend. Other races happening that weekend were the Friday night 5 km, Saturday morning breakfast…

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Jurassic Trail Race Report

22nd April 2018 Jurassic Trail 10km This off road race organised by Beyond Events was in Bridport and it headed out towards West Bay on the coastal foot path, I chose to do the 10 km race, but there was also a 5 km and a half marathon race. I was really looking forward to…

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