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My Ultra Tour of Arran

I’ve started trying to write this blog a ridiculous amount of times, how on earth do I sum up my full ultra-training and ultra-running experience in one post? The whole thing currently feels like this amazing, surreal and emotional bubble. I’m almost too scared to believe it’s all true in case it pops.

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Foxtrail Half Marathon 2018

Last Saturday marked the first event in my running calendar for 2018 and it was a welcome return to the Foxtrail Winter Running Series. I took part in their Nocturnal Ultra Relay last December, and am now hooked on their events!

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A Foxy Awesome Weekend

In 2015 I fell in love with running. But what I didn’t quite prepare myself for was falling in love with the community that surrounds it. And last weekend spent at the Foxtrail Winter Running Series encapsulated everything that the running community is all about. With trails, hugs, massive achievements, friends, Project Awesome and multiple high-fives, I’d quite like to…

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High Terrain Events Glentress 10k

Working legs for winter 2017. Night runs seem to be all the rage at the moment and I’m not one to miss out! So when I saw the High Terrain Events Glentress 10k night run just 30 minutes from the flat, I jumped at the opportunity to sign up.

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The Illuminator: A race full of tests and wins

The Illuminator is up there as one of the toughest races I’ve ever ran. At just over 15 miles through the Cairngorms at night the race brought plenty of challenges! I had really been excited for the Illuminator in the months leading up to it. After a year focused on obstacle course racing this was my first pure running race of…

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Total Warrior 2017. Where do you set your limit?

It’s easy to say that the run up to Total Warrior wasn’t a normal pre-race week. Normally I’m buzzing, planning my meals, training and recovery so I turn up on the start line the best version of my running self. This week however has been filled with worrying, work and toothache. Not life changing crappy stuff. But enough to throw…

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Pre-race tips, it’s time, BEAST TIME

So it’s the week of the Prime Four Beast race. If this is the first time you’ve done something like this you’re probably going through a mix of emotions… Why did I let my friends convince me to sign up? Have I done enough training? Will said friends above pull my ass out the mud if I get stuck? OMG I’M…

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