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Hardmoors 110

110 miles with 15,000ft of ascent around the Cleveland Way, the 2016 Hardmoors 110 was my toughest race to date. A big test to see how I was doing before the UTMB.

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Death or glory for the last and toughest Hardmoors Trail Marathon of the season saw me come home with a 3rd place trophy after suffering in the last 6 miles.

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100 miles with over 15,000ft of ascent around West Yorkshire in November. This was going to be one tough event. Read my race report to see how I got on.

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St Oswalds Ultra

It wasn’t the finish I had dreamed about. I gave up with just 6 miles to go, my mind just lost it and I accepted the offer of a lift back to the finish line. I feel like a failure, that I’ve let both myself down and my support crew (wife and mother) down who …

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Unusually for a Hardmoors event I woke up on Saturday morning to be greeted by a clear and cloudless sky. Usually its gale force winds and torrential rain so it made a welcome change. The nice weather would have a big effect on a lots of peoples races later in the day. Mine included! I …

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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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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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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. …

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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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