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A walk along the North Downs Way

“There’s no such thing as inappropriate weather, only inappropriate clothing”. It’s a phrase often said in our house, and no better one to describe the sentiments behind our latest microadventures. 1,317 more words


The Pilgrim's Challenge - 4/5th February 2017

A new year and a fresh start. So I’ve only been running ultras since the end of 2013, but my record with injury is pretty impressive, or unimpressive depending on how you look at it. 2,101 more words


February 4 : Sandhurst to Sandhurst (Kent) : Wanborough to Guildford

Winter had changed from a cold, frosty season to a wet one. Very showery, very cloudy.

But the day was fairly fine with the promise of rain later. 1,316 more words

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Sign of the Month- The North Downs Way

The North Downs Way follows a chalk ridge across South East England. Beginning at Farnham, Surrey, this National Trail is 153 miles long if taking in both of the alternative routes from Boughton Lees that lead to the finish at Dover, Kent. 123 more words

22nd January 2017: Slippery slopes in Surrey

Seven of us joined Hugh who chose the perfect walk for a perfect winters day. We scaled the snow capped summits of the Surrey Hills, en route from Woldingham to Caterham, along the North Downs Way.Had the paths been less icy, and involved fewer gradients,we would have made it back in time for tea….


Year of running 2016

This is my third year joining in to write about my year in running – you can see 2014 and 2015 here and here. Quite amazing really to think that I’ve only been running for three years, quite amazing to think my first marathon was only last year!! 1,213 more words


Welcome back the light

Winter is a time of darkness for all of us in the Northern Hemisphere. I know some people find this hard. You go to work in the dark you come home in the dark and in between is a backdrop of grey murk. 435 more words