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The Chosen Ones

After a week of walking and trials and tests and much concern and research and reading and worry… I’ve decided on which shoes will be coming with me to Spain. 169 more words


Blisters on my Blisters

On Friday the 22nd of July 2016, we completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge, which is a 24 mile stroll around the Yorkshire countryside taking in the peaks of Pen-y-Ghent (694 metres), Whernside (736 metres) and Ingleborough (723 metres). 298 more words


Day 6 - TMB - La Fouley to Champex

Distance travelled: 18km

Height gain and loss: 600m up; 560m down

Time: 6 hours with a long break in Champex

Accommodation: Refuge d’Arpette

Food: Decent buffet breakfast; coffee and flapjack; pizza and ice-cream; carrot salad, fondue, ice cream. 315 more words


Sponge Bob Square Feet

Gerry’s amusing new nickname for me (or my feet) came to him as we compared my feet to a photo taken on my first camino.  He has a selection of names for my feet which also includes pasties and bricks with toes… so you’re getting the idea that I have wide feet! 534 more words


Race to the Stones - 16-17 July 2016

It’s 7.00am on race morning. I am at Race HQ in a field near Watlington in Oxfordshire with several thousand others. It is clear from the moment we arrived that Race to The Stones is a big deal and impeccably well organised. 2,375 more words

Andover Triathlon Club


Westbrook is coming into a nice breeze and downhill for the next three miles, currently at mile 288. You would think this sounds nice. The breeze yes, but downhill no. 67 more words

Race Reports

A better way of training

I have been using #myprogramgenerator for a few months now and all I can say is..wow! I have hit my Personal bests every month for the past 3 months amazing yes? 297 more words