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XNRG Pilgrims Challenge - Iain McCready tells of 66 muddy miles on the North Downs Way

I had decided to undertake the Pilgrims Challenge as the start is only 2 miles from my home and I was trying to get back to fitness after not being able to run in Portsmouth in December. 857 more words

Race Reports

Why not just say Yes - Pilgrims Way Wander

Having signed up for the Round the Island race with XNRG in July, I follow them on twitter to see what they’re up to. Last week, they tweeted about needing a sweeper on day 2 of the Pilgrims Way race. 980 more words

THE SOUTH DOWNS WAY: Upper Beeding to Pyecombe

DAY 7:  Upper Beeding to Pycombe

An early start again on another beautiful clear morning and yet again a hard climb up a hill – I am not sure I will ever “like” hills – but the climbs are always worth it.  463 more words


The North Downs Way 

A lovely walk along the North Downs, starting from Guildford train station up to Saint Martha on the hill.

At the church I noticed on the outside wall, a lovely little plaque, possibly for a much loved dog? 39 more words

Summer 2017

It’s twelve months since I first started writing this blog, nearly six months since the NDW50 & I’m about to embark on training my next challenge. 1,116 more words


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