Being An Angel At The Arc Of Attrition

I’d like to be writing this post as someone who’s completed the Arc of Attrition (AoA). Instead, to feed my fascination with this outstanding event I volunteered as an Arc Angel, staying behind the scenes and taking care of all the wonderful runners that came through the checkpoint at Porthleven. It was a totally inspiring

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My 2018 Running Goals

2018 is upon us and it’s been the usual time of reflection. When it comes to running, I don’t have much to complain about. 2017 has been pretty good on the running front. I’ve completed some fantastic races, my times have improved, and my confidence has grown. Thinking ahead, here’s what I’d like to achieve

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Why It’s Good To Take A Running Break

While I haven’t entered loads of races this year, I’ve steered towards longer distances. This has meant longer training, more diligence, considerable mental focus, and an eventual feeling that running has taken over my life. In short, I need a break. I’ve really enjoyed the progress I’ve made with my running this year. I’ve challenged

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The Eden Marathon

Before We Start I’m always super nervous before a race and The Eden Project Marathon was no exception. Despite loads of training (possibly overload?), I was unsure if I would make it round this one. Following on from the RAT, when it came to picking up the training again and adding more miles, my body

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The Roseland August Trail (RAT)

Why The Roseland August Trail? The Mud Crew’s Roseland August Trail (The RAT) needs no introduction. I’m a Mud Crew fan. I’m a RAT fan. If you read my 2017 race review, you’ll know how keen I was to take part again. I’ve had two outings doing the White RAT (the 11 mile route) so I

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Race Review: Sticker 5

The Sticker 5 Road Race I ran the Sticker 5 two years ago. It was at a time when I was finding my confidence running again after over a decade with an injury. I wasn’t going to review it this time around but then I thought, “why not?” I want my race reviews to be

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