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3a. Gran Carrera Atlética “Día de las Madres”

Sunday 11th of May 2014, the third Gran Carrera Atlética del dia de las Madres, the Oaxaca mothers day race. This would be my last race as a resident in Mexico and a tough run to finish in second place … Continue reading

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Yangcheng Lake Run

Yangcheng hu is a large freshwater lake located to the north of Suzhou famous for its delicious hairy crab. On the 13st of September 2014 the lake hosted the second annual Yangcheng Lake run. This would be my first race … Continue reading

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Carrera Atlética “Andrés Espinoza Pérez” 5K

This week’s post looks back to 27th April 2014 and the inaugural Carrera Atlética “Andrés Espinoza Pérez” 5K in the center of Oaxaca. This was a classic case of crowd weaving almost right until the end of the race with … Continue reading

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Race to the Stones 100k non-stop

Last Saturday, the 19th of July, I ran the Race to the Stones 100k ultra along the Chiltern Ridgeway in the south of England near Oxford. The Ridgeway is an area of outstanding natural beauty and has been a route … Continue reading

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My First First Saturday of the Month 5k

The 5th of July saw another edition of the North Herts Road Runners’ First Saturday of the month 5k, a two lap course on Norton Common in Letchworth Garden City. As I’m passing through England on my way to China I thought I … Continue reading

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Traprock 50

Last week I ran the 5th Annual Traprock 50k trail run in Penwood State Park in Bloomfield, Connecticut. This turned out to be a very tricky technical trail-run over sharp rock and dirt. It was brutal and tough. I fell three … Continue reading

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2º Carrera Ecológica de San Felipe Del Agua

Last Sunday saw the second Carrera Ecologica de San Felipe Del Agua in the city of Oaxaca de Juarez in southern Mexico. Oaxaca de Juarez is an attractive colonial style city of about a quarter of a million people and, … Continue reading

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