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 […]

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 […]