Month: July 2012

Bike, Combined Sports, Ironman for Charity, Run, Swim

Ironman for Charity Update 26th July 2012

It has been an entertaining few weeks. The gentle run that I mentioned in my last diary update was made more interesting by thick fog, but I managed to stay more or less on track. Since then I have competed in the Frome half marathon which was an amazing event with lots of support and …

Event reviews, Reviews, Run

Frome Half Marathon – Bike Run Swim Review

Update 27th July: New pictures added from the official event photographers, the Frome Wessex Camera Club. “Just water for me, thanks.” At least that was my stance at 6pm on Saturday night…By 8pm it became: “Just one glass” and by 11pm we were opening a second bottle of a very nice Rioja. We then decided …

Run

Real Relay Stage 296 – The Forth Bridge

On my way home from working near Inverness (home is in Devon) I decided to stop off at Dunfermline and run a stage of the Real Relay. At 17:25 on a Friday afternoon I found myself standing about outside Dunfermline Abbey between showers and wondering where the baton was. Welcome to the Real Relay! To find out …

Run

Real Relay Stage 261 – Carrbridge Midnight Run

A few weeks ago I found myself standing in a car park in the middle of the highlands just before midnight, waiting for someone I’d never met before to arrive at a predetermined time and pass me a large white baton. Welcome to the Real Relay!  To find out more about The Real Relay and …

Ironman for Charity, Run

8 offroad marathons in 8 months – Muscular Dystrophy Campaign

Deep breath!!! I have recently entered eight offroad marathons in eight months in my build-up to Ironman Wales 2013. I think I must be going a bit bonkers… Each marathon is a part of the www.endurancelife.com Coastal Trail Series (CTS) and as it’s name would suggest a significant feat of endurance taking in beaches, coastal …