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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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Equipment 101: Part 1, Running Shoes

There was a day when your typical ultra distance runner set out with nothing more than a pair of handsome sideburns, short shorts and shabby tennis shoes, drinking from cool mountain streams and drawing sustenance from the California sun. For … Continue reading

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