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Suzhou Run for Blue Rotary Run

The Suzhou ‘Run for Blue’ 5k Rotary run took place just a couple of kilometres from my house. Starting at 9am on a hot Saturday morning, 20th May 2017. It was nice short race for a good cause, well organized, … Continue reading

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Lost in Thailand Part 2: 12th Don Bosco Minimarathon 2015

Running in the heat can be tough. For this particular race I was also coming back from injury and dealing with weight issues. It was a humid 25 degrees Celsius and I could still feel my sore foot after a … Continue reading

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Wuzhong Four Seasons Trail 30k

The Wuzhong Four Seasons 30k would be my first trail race in over a year, and I sure felt it. Just under five hours in the mountains climbing 1,900 meters over 30 kilometres with some leg busting ascents and gnarly … Continue reading

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Lianyungang International Marathon 2017

The most significant factor effecting my performance at the 2017 Lianyungang Xu Wei International Marathon would be the harsh north wind. It made me push out too fast at the start and slowed me right down during the tough middle … Continue reading

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Bicycle camping in Taiwan, Day 5: Guanshan to Hualien

This would be our best day’s cycling yet. Over 100km. Across the tropic of Cancer and out of the rift valley to Hualien on the coast. Moving day and night in the rain to get to the city before catching … Continue reading

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20th Hong Kong International Marathon 2016

There’s no place in the world like Hong Kong. It’s the closest you’ll get to Blade Runner without actually travelling into the future. Formerly a possession of the British Empire, passed back to China in 1997, the place is an … Continue reading

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Leicester Marathon 2015

Leicester is a city slap bang in the middle of England about halfway between London and Liverpool, famous for Garry Lineker, Walkers Crisps and Leicester City Football Club. Back in season 2015/16 Leicester City would go on to lift the … Continue reading

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