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Pilgrim40 +7

“This time last week” has been ping-ponging around in my head for the past few days as my body and mind process the peculiar week of running I completed on Saturday afternoon, 12th August. 858 more words


North Downs diary: From Rochester to Detling, the need for safe passage

North Downs Diary, Detling, Kent, July 2017

Standing outside the Cock Horse pub in Detling, a man smoking a cigarette approaches me. He points to the Pilgrims Way across the road: 1,053 more words


North Downs Way stage 7 - Maidstone to Lenham 

Six weeks after running 50 miles along the North Downs Way, I set off back to the trail to continue the journey, with the aim of getting to the end by the end of the summer. 1,060 more words


Weekly review - getting ready for half Ironman training 

I had a proper week of pretty solid workouts this week – if you add in one extra swim then that’s pretty much what I want half Ironman training to look like. 524 more words


NDW Caterham to Wrotham, AKA mile 38 onwards...

22 miles, 4:11:42, 11:26 min/mile, 2,400 ft elevation gain

When it’s the hottest day of the year so far what’s the best thing to do…? I’d like to say 22 miles on the NDW & whilst I enjoyed it, 30+ degrees was just a little too warm! 1,138 more words

NDW50 - what its like to run 50 miles

TL;DR: 52 miles, 11 hours, great conversations, beautiful scenery, up up up down down. Glad I changed my shoes, getting lost, “sprinting” to the finish. Fantastic. 3,787 more words


NDW50 Wk 27: One Week On

A week ago I was running through fields & woodland, up & down hills, across stepping stones & up some steps. Smelling the scent of the wild garlic lining the paths, basking in the late afternoon sunshine. 924 more words