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The Trip to Remember – Report

Cycling – 50 miles / Rowing 90 miles / Hiking 20 miles – Within 36hrs The weekend was incredible, I was nervous about what to expect as I wasnt really experienced in any of the disciplines but I am always talking about … Continue reading

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The Trip to Remember

So this weekend its The Trip to Remember A 150 mile journey within 36 Hours, three disciplines. Cycling 45 miles – Rowing 95 miles – Hiking (running) 15 miles I signed up to this trip a couple of months ago, … Continue reading

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Ultramarathon Training Plan

Before the d33 Ultra this year I was sitting having breakfast before the start of the race and got chatting to a few fellow runners who were enjoying their pre race meal. After the race I found out that one … Continue reading

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The Trip to Remember

I opened my email last week to find one sitting in there from Australian Ocean rower and all round inspiration Margaret Bowling It was entitled, “Last call for Applications.” I opened it curiously to find that it was a call for … Continue reading

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D33 Ultra Report

I had headed up to Aberdeen on the Friday at around lunchtime with my Friend Rhona. We made the journey from Edinburgh to Aberdeen quickly and settled into a nice hotel called the Inn at the Park Hotel, conveniently around … Continue reading

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40 Mile Trainin Run Nutrition – Its not that Complex

I ran a 40 mile training run on Friday (4th March) and upon finishing was asked by a lot of people about who I ate, drank before, during and after the run. The thing is, you dont have to eat … Continue reading

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Why do you Run/Challenge yourself?

I decided to ask some people on Twitter to tell me why they choose to run/challenge themselves or enter races. The answers were very interesting but all had a common theme running through them….. Below are some of the answers, … Continue reading

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15 Minutes of Fame

Andy Warhol said…………………… Of course the man may very well have be off his brains on drugs but in todays society, there is an element of truth to what he was saying.   With fame, however fleeting, becoming relatively easy to obtain. … Continue reading

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Not getting what you want from your life? Why?

I get contacted by people asking for help or advice on setting up expeditions or training for endurance events. Im not an expert but I try to guide people in the direction that worked for me. A lot of the emails that … Continue reading

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Interview with runner Vanessa Buckle (10 marathons in 10 days)

I met Vanessa via her twitter account http://www.twitter.com/vanessabuckle   I was instantly drawn to her because we have both suffered the loss of a parent. Also due to the daunting challenge she has set herself in 2011, to run 10 … Continue reading

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Guest Blog with the one & only Marvellous Mimi!

I fist heard of Mimi through ultra runner Lee Chamberlain, after a little research I was so impressed with all that Mimi had achieved I knew I had to get in touch with her and ask if she would be … Continue reading

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