Tenacious ten hour endurance challenge

Like everybody else all over the world my 2020 race plans were scuppered by the onset of Covid. I had originally intended to compete in the UK Skyrunner series, which would of seen me race in Snowdonia, the isle of Arran, the Lake district and Ireland. However all but Ireland were cancelled and I didn't… Continue reading Tenacious ten hour endurance challenge

Snowdon Skyline

Snowdon skyline is a new event organised by Michael Jones from Apexrunning. It is a fresh addition to the UK Skyrunner national series and acted as the qualifying event for the Skymasters in Limone, where the best runners of the year all toe the line against one another for one last attempt at success. Route… Continue reading Snowdon Skyline

Lavaredo race report

When I became aware of ultra running I heard about Lavaredo almost as soon as I heard about the UTMB. All the race reports spoke about the natural  beauty of the Dolomites and reaching Tre Cime Di Lavaredo at sunrise and being greeted to a golden hued mountain panorama. I  set my sights on this… Continue reading Lavaredo race report

Wild night run & Moonlit flit

The wild night run series is 8 races spread over the winter months organised by something wild events. Your position in each race determines your points which are added together in the series standings, your best 4 results are used to calculate your ranking and to crown the wild night run champion. As the name… Continue reading Wild night run & Moonlit flit

Brecon Beacons ultramarathon race report and summer summary

  The Brecon Beacons ultramarathon became my main objective for the year. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Originally Scafell Skyrace was my A race for the year and UTS 50 my B. To cut a long story short I had the archetypal horrendous race at UTS, blown legs and got even more injured… Continue reading Brecon Beacons ultramarathon race report and summer summary