Category Archives: Race reports

Bournemouth Marathon

Not sure what went wrong, but, I found myself signed up to run the Bournemouth Marathon back in October. Now I tried to get some training runs in, but, failed miserably “again”. So as the big day approached I thought … Continue reading

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Back to Perranporth again :-)

Betty and I are back in Perranporth for the annual Surf Challenge. This is a great race with a tough swim hilly bike and a run along the beach to finish you off. This is the 4th time I’ve raced … Continue reading

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Race Report From MK Marathon

OK so the worst is over and now it’s all about recovery and getting some miles in on my bike. Last weekend I ran the Milton Keynes Marathon and managed to get round in 4:20. I’ve never run this distance … Continue reading

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What’s Worst than Running a Half Marathon?

Running one when you get to 21km and you realise there is another mile to run!!!!! That’s what (the Feckers). So I was down in the New Forest last week to take part in the Festival of Running. I drove down … Continue reading

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I knew I was right about this running thing

I have often told Mr Allison that you should only run when being chased by a lion and a quick review of the rules of cycling have proven me right again. Rule #42 // A bike race shall never be … Continue reading

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Marlow Half Marathon again!!!

Next weekend sees me tackling the Marlow Half Marathon again. I did this race a few years ago and it is one of the harder half marathons with lot of hills and the first 2 miles all up hill. The … Continue reading

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New Forest Half Ironman in the bag

OK so this was my last Triathlon of the year and it proved to be a tough bugger. I had done my usual prep for the race i.e. Sod all. Well this is not strictly true I did race the … Continue reading

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