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GPS Watch woes

As amateur athletes, we are spoiled with the expanse of technology which is easily available to us. GPS watches are available at many different budgets and most mobile phones carry a GPS chip.  Sites such…

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A non-race weekend

Well many of my recent posts have been all about the races I’ve been doing. It is now two weeks since I’ve actually raced. Yes, this was another non-race weekend! What to do on a…



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Race photograph survey

Having written up my report of the Anglesey Half Marathon 2017 yesterday a nagging question bothered me. I’ve traditionally made a comment about the race photograph costs at events. However I’ve never really discussed the…



Mental Health benefits of running

A media campaign

I was asked to put together a media campaign about the positive impact of running on mental health. This followed an exchange with the PR people at RunTogether. I see little point repeating the information…


Stockport Trail Half Finish

Stockport Trail Half Marathon

Well I certainly hadn’t planned on such a long gap between blog posts. In fact a couple of posts were drafted but never completed. So today’s aim is to manage to get to the end…


Enter the next Trust 10 event at Lyme Park

2016 – a year in review

Well I’ve not done this for a couple of years. I guess the 2015 version would have just been the word AAAARGH! in 20 foot high letters. In Comic Sans font. So here we go…


Yorkshire 3 peaks

Yorkshire 3 Peaks – or “sixteen go mad in Yorkshire” Christmas pre-amble Well it’s Christmas which, as usual for most people, has involved sitting around and consuming far too much in warm houses for the…


Stockport 10 2016

Today was the annual Stockport 10 road race. As usual, I like to do a write-up of my races. Stockport 10 – a brief summary The Stockport 10 is a slightly unusual race as it’s…