Hardmoors Saltburn Trail Marathon - Highcliff Nab

The Hardmoors Saltburn trail marathon was hot and tough with the sun beating down. As part of my training for the 100 mile ultras I used it as part of a back to back long run weekend meaning I wasn’t as fresh as I would have liked.

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Have you signed up for your first ever 10K race and need to get fit. This 8 week programme will get you ready for the big day.

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Chia Charge Flapjack

I love a good flapjack so was pleasently surprised to see a pretty hefty bar at the bottom of my bag after finishing the Harrogate 10K race last year. I hadn’t read ultra running classic Born to Run by Christopher McDougall yet so had no idea what Chia seeds were so just thought I would …

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Hardmoors White Horse 26.2 Trail Marathon Race Report from a wet and windy North York Moors. After hitting the wall at around the 20 mile mark it turned into a sufferfest towards the end.

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Hardmoors Trail Marathon - Wainstones

Brutal conditions with torrential rain and driving sleet make for a tough and challenging race but a good result makes up for it

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UWFRA Wharfedale Three Peaks Challenge Route

The UWFRA Wharfedale Three Peaks Challenge route takes in the three Wharfedale peaks of Birks Fell, Buckden Pike and Great Whernside over 22 miles and 1446m (4744 ft) of ascent. Held for the first time in 2014 the event aims to raise money for Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association and is an event worth doing …

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Salomon Fellcross Fell Running Shoe

The Salomon Fellraisers are a low, lightweight & fast-drying trail shoe with aggressive tread for muddy & wet conditions. Read my full review here.

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Hardmoors 55 Ultra Marathon race Report

It’s 4am on Saturday 23rd March 2015 and my alarm is going off. Time to put months of preparation into practice and face my biggest running challenge to date, the Hardmoors 55 Ultra Marathon which follows the Cleveland way 55 miles with 2700m of vertical ascent from Guisborough near Middlesborough to its conclusion in Helmsley. …

Hardmoors 55 Ultra Marathon Training - Assault on Round Hill

My final big run before Hardmoors 55 Ultra Marathon took me into the Yorkshire Dales from Harrogate on a testing 30mile out and back to Round Hill

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Would my first Hardmoors event live up to it’s name? In short yes it does and delivers so much more

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