Cold, cold, cold

Portsmouth Coastal Waterside Marathon

2014 Portsmouth Coastal Waterside Marathon Marathon #7 Sunday, 21 December 2014 It’s been just over a fortnight since the CTS Dorset marathon and its brutal hills. My calves and quads were sore for days, even with a visit to the physiotherapist, regular massage, stretching and plenty of walking. It wasn’t until four days after Dorset […]

Into darkness


2014 Chevron City to Surf Marathon Marathon #5 Sunday 31 August 2014 This was my second time running this event: In 2013 I completed the course in 3:56:47 (net time). I was hoping to beat this, but my preparation had been interrupted with a horrible chest cold and flu that was still lingering. Grant Langford […]

Hottest things is my shorts


2014 Bunbury Three Waters Running Festival 50km Ultra-marathon #1 Sunday, 13 April 2014 Hey, uh, hi. Can you help me? What’s your name? “My name’s Roosevelt E. Roosevelt.” Roosevelt, what town are you stationed in?. “I’m stationed in Poontang.” Well, thank you, Roosevelt. What’s the weather like out there? “It’s hot. Damn hot! Real hot! […]

Mad dogs


2013 Six Inch Trail Marathon Marathon #3 Sunday, 14 December 2013 Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun. It was still the middle of the night when the alarm went off. I made a bit of porridge for breakfast and a coffee each for Tracy and I. The car was mostly […]