Novice XC Champs 2017

WIT Arena, Waterford, 17th December 2017 44th in 21:37 (3:45 pace over a muddy & hilly 6km course) Pure racing. Raw sport. No bells or whistles. Cross country needs a muddy field, a car park, tape to mark the course and start/finish line. Bring along 2,000 runners of all ages and let them at it. … Continue reading Novice XC Champs 2017

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Achilles Injury: The Positives

I can’t remember who Achilles was but he’s got a tendon named after him. So, I’m assuming he knows how I feel, with a bit of Achilles Tendinopathy. It’s a mouthful but a month into physio, rehab and no running I know a bit more. Being told I can’t run and need to rest is … Continue reading Achilles Injury: The Positives

Camino Portugues: 4 days running

This is a detailed blog post about running the Camino Portugues from Vigo to Santiago over 4 days in September 2016.  Jump to these sections: Day 1: Vigo to Pontevedra – 33km Day 2: Pontevedra to Padron – 42km Day 3: Cambados to Pontecesures – 50km Day 4: Pontecesures to Santiago – 39km Gear: What … Continue reading Camino Portugues: 4 days running

Cal-Neva Lake Tahoe Marathon

1st place - 2h58m, 8th October 2016      /     Sand Harbor, NV to Homewood, CA Tahoe is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been. So, when I heard they do a 3-day marathon weekend, I was in. I decided to do the Saturday marathon, the Cal-Neva which went across the northern side of the … Continue reading Cal-Neva Lake Tahoe Marathon