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Past Adventures
273 km in 6 stages, over 7 days. Make no mistake, it’s tough Running through the Utah and Arizona desert, climbing over 18,000 feet ! The Grand to Grand Ultra is the first self-supported stage footrace ever to take place in America, on a world class course that has been experienced by few brave adventurers....
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Otillo
4 years ago my brother in Law bought me a book for Christmas – “The greatest races on earth”.  Some we had done, many we had not; but one race stood out, “The Otillo.”  Island to Island – Swim and run between 26 islands over 75k. Run in your wetsuit, swim in your trainers, tied...
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Matthew Evans
So Austria was to be my last Long Distance Triathlon race. 2.4 miles swim / 112 mile bike / 26.2 mile run – Sub 11 hours the Target. One thing long distance racing teaches you is to have options. A plan A if all is going well, but you always need a plan b even...
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Bridge to Bridge
Ok lets get this straight; Of all the sports I do, swimming is not a strong point.  In fact neither is cycling or running; somehow I just manage to stick the three together!! So, when a friend John Rothery mentioned lets do Henley; he kept the detail to a minimum !!! 14k swim, 3 waves,...
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Oh, I had so forgotten how good London was…….. To be honest, London was the start of the Thyroid Cancer Trust (TCT) Campaign.  I was very kindly offered a place to raise funds for TCT.  However, having run a few, I really did not think anyone would sponsor me enough to warrant taking the place....
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So here it is! Not a full race report, 7 days worth may be a bit dull! Will save that for a chapter in the book, available in all good book stores…obviously! This is a synopsis, some feelings and maybe some takeaways for those that end up  heading to MDS in the future. The four...
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Doing ones first Ultra is an incredible experience, so to review this experience as a race is simply impossible.  To do that, would be an injustice and one needs to outline what the intentions of entering are from the outset.  I have written and re written this blog post – some good, some really frustrating;...
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With a week to go, 24 of us from Wales will descend on the sun baked Triathlon Island of Lanzarote. For the first time the race will be take part in Arrecife and will also host the spanish long distance championship.  The race distance is slightly different than your average long course tri, having just...
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