Tag Archives: Race to the Stones

Race to the Stones – reflections

I didn’t have the best race day.  The race itself, though a touch on the expensive side, was well organised enough, and the route was so well marked that even I couldn’t get lost.  There were aid stations about every … Continue reading

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Spend over fourteen long, wet hours hobbling to some underwhelming stones only to loop around them before trudging a further 2km to the end.

“I’m slowly getting the hang of this running thing! It doesn’t matter what you do if you don’t blog about it quick enough.” (@ultra_paulo 2014) My goal for 2014 is to collect a set of distances. So far, I have … Continue reading

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Pre race nerves

“Are you all packed and ready for the weekend?” “Of course not.” In just under 36 hours, I will be toeing the line in… um… er… Oxfordshire somewhere, ready to run 100km along the Ridgeway to Avebury. Training has gone … Continue reading

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The North Face kit trial run

Did I mention that I am running Race to the Stones as part of a team, and that The North Face have very kindly sent all of us some kit?  It’s been sitting, looking at me, begging to go out … Continue reading

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Stunned, shocked and amazed.

A little while ago, there was a Super Duper Exciting Project Announcement!!!! Two running bloggers were looking for eight other women to run Race To The Stones as part of an ultra team sponsored by The North Face. Who could … Continue reading

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