It was an ashamedly long time in coming, but come it did. It was time to volunteer at a race. Continue reading
Perpetual forward motion.
I don’t know how many times I uttered or, at times, gasped those words to myself but it seemed to do the trick. Some 9 hours and 36 minutes after starting the second 5Peaks TrailSTOKE ultra marathon on 29 August, I crossed the finish line, feeling drained, soggy and elated at what i’d achieved. Continue reading
Having a Blast at Rundle’s Revenge
You may remember from the “The Racing Post” (or as I call it, the “tempting fate post” as no sooner had I clicked “publish” than I was sidelined by injury for three weeks) that i’d set my sights on three key races for this season – Rundle’s Revenge, TrailStoke and the Grizzly Ultra.
The first of these, Rundle’s Revenge, took place last weekend at Canmore Nordic Centre under sunny skies with temperatures in the low 30s. Continue reading
The Racing Post
Welcome to the racing post! For the equestrian minded among you, apologies as I don’t mean this:
…so much as this…
Let the racing begin…
The racing season has begun! I’ve been in Geneva this week on a work trip that coincided, happily, with the Run&Skate race that took place today in Chamonix, France. Continue reading