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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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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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Ultra Trail Hong Kong 100

This was  monster of a race. 106km with a total ascent of 4,500 meters over some brutal trail. Not for the faint hearted and a good bit harder that anything I’d previously ran. The race took almost 21 hours to complete … Continue reading

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Buntington 10 End of Season Run

At the end of 2015 I was happy to run in the Buntingford 10, a traditional race organized by the Royston running club in the English county of Hertfordshire. It was perfect conditions for running and a great way to … Continue reading

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