Monthly Archives: October 2015

Autumn 100 race report

This is about draft eight of my race report.  The others are lying around, in various stages of completeness, abandoned because they’re too long or so dull that I’ve lost the will to write them.  For me, Autumn 100 was … Continue reading

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The practicalities of running an ultramarathon on the heaviest day of your period

This weekend, I ran Autumn 100.  It is a 100 mile trail race and I was expecting it to take around 24 hours.  The race consists of four 25 mile legs, each one an out and back, and it is … Continue reading

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Did I really just do that?

Just over three years ago, with a single (very badly executed) marathon under my belt, I read a Juneathon blog about South Downs Way 100.  Being a curious soul, I went to the Centurion website to read more about it, … Continue reading

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Pre-race nerves are here / I really must make a list / And start my packing

“Pretty pretty please Dear abradypus may I Have more blogs to read?” – Abradysis My training is done I’m now consumed with thoughts of Autumn one hundred Three of four are done Thames Path, South Downs and North Downs One … Continue reading

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Malling and Harcourt Hill parkruns – it’s all about the company

“I’m noticing a blog deficiency.” – Abradysis Next week, Harcourt Hill parkrun will be celebrating its first anniversary.  I know this, because its inaugural event was on the same weekend as Winter 100, and Autumn 100 (a rose by any … Continue reading

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