Longestdaydeca Here are some stats for you. Swim – 24 miles – 1520 lengths of a 25m pool. Time 16 hours 30 minutes. Transition 1 – 7 hours 5 minutes Bike – 1120 miles – 112 hours 55 minutes Transition 2 – 7 hours 3 minutes Run - 108 hours 17 minutes Total … Continue reading Longest Day Deca
Before I start I want to share my ten top tips for the Oner or Twor, whichever takes your fancy. This does come with a warning, as I am not a coach! They are in no particular order:- leave your ego at home, mother nature or the course will rip it from you and spit … Continue reading Twor – 3rd time lucky!!!
The Scenic Trail - Starting at the beautiful town of Tesserette, Switzerland on Friday 8th June 2018 at midnight. Runners had 32 hours to complete the course with a number of time cuts along the way. Everyone needed to be finished by 8am Sunday morning. I found out about this race when my mate Martyn … Continue reading The Scenic Trail – Mind vs Body
Exciting times as this race kicks off my journey towards the Deca in June 2019. Time to get serious. I have been preparing for the 113KM Scenic Trail race and thought I needed to get some practice on proper mountain trails so I decided to head up to North Wales, a place close to my … Continue reading UTS Snowdonia 50
"You never fail until you stop trying" Albert Einstein Saturday 19th August 2017 and the three of us stand in the car park at Stonebarrow, Charmouth, Dorset for a second time in 8 weeks to again take on the Two'r Ultra Run. Undeterred by our last efforts reaching 104 miles at Kimmeridge Bay along the … Continue reading Twor part Deux!
Where do I start? I have struggled with frustration, negativity and the feeling of failure since the Two'r. I feel I massively let myself and my fellow runners down. I am still trying to come to terms with this. I did not finish the Twor because of anything else apart from the weakness in … Continue reading Two’r Ultra Run – Cough – Recci