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Featuring 2400ft of climb and a total distance of 14 miles The Trail Outlaws Wooler Trail Half Marathon is a tough one for your first half marathon

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Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra CMD Arete

The Salomon Ben Nevis ultra saw the most competitive field of any race in the UK this year on one of the most demanding courses with some very strict cut off times.

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Lakes Sky Ultra Striding Edge

It is extreme. It is gnarly. It is hardcore. It is awesome. The Lakes Sky Ultra is all of these and more. Quite possibly the best race in the UK. The second round of the UK Skyrunner series where I was looking to improve my result.

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V3K Finish

The first round of the UK Skyrunner Series and a totally new challenge for me. The Vegan Welsh 3000s covers 35 miles and over 4000m of climbing through Snowdonia and features some technical exposed ridge lines such as Crib Goch.

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Grasmere Gallop

Stunning Grasmere in the Lake District is a great location for a trail race especially when the weather is perfect for running. Great for some after race gingerbread too.

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Hardmors 110

“I want to do the 110 under 20 hours” I told Jayson Cavill when we were discussing my 2017 plans at the beginning of the year. “You have a lot of work to do” came the reply “I know” and with that came the start of a 12 week training plan with one simple goal …

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UTMB 2016

The UTMB is 170km with 10,00m of ascent that starts and finishes in Chamonix. It is considered one of the toughest ultra-marathons in the world. This is my 2016 race report.

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Lake District 10 Peaks

The 10 Peaks Lake District was my last big race before the UTMB to see where I was at both mentally and physically. Taking in the 10 highest peaks the Lake District has to offer this was the perfect test for Chamonix.

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Hardmoors Osmotherley Trail Marathon

My second time running the Osmotherley Trail Marathon. How much did all the strength and conditioning work effect my performance and could I go faster than 2015?

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