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Epic Reflections – Part 4

Part 4 – The cracks widen! (Days 7-9) Blog no.4 in a series about the epic running odyssey that was CoastPathRun Day 7 dawned clear and sunny. We had only about 10 kms to go before turning the corner at … Continue reading

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Epic Reflections – Part 3

Cracks Appear! (Days 4-6) Blog no.3 in a series about the epic running odyssey that was CoastPathRun By the end of the third day we’d covered over 230kms with around 8,300m of altitude gain, but there was to be no respite. … Continue reading

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Epic Reflections – Part 2

All Going To Plan (Days 1-3) Blog no.2 in a series about the epic running odyssey that was CoastPathRun Our plan for the first three days was ambitious – 236 kms and 8,350m of vertical gain – but what better time … Continue reading

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Epic Reflections – Part 1

Blog no.1 in a series about the epic running odyssey that was CoastPathRun “Only those who dare to go too far will ever know how far they can go”.  I can’t remember the source of this quote now but it … Continue reading

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Pasties, Pints and Pain

It’s taken over a year of planning and preparation. This year alone I have spent 300 hours on the trails training for it. And now, finally, in just under a week Tom & I will set forth on the epic … Continue reading

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The Final Push

Years of dreaming. More than 12 months of planning. An intense 5 months of training and preparation. It’s almost upon me – the toughest physical and mental challenge that I’ve ever contemplated. It is of course CoastPathRun, our 1,014 km … Continue reading

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Everest in a Day (and a bit!)

The idea was simple enough. Find a big hill and run up and down it until I’d done the equivalent of ascending Everest from sea level and come back down again. I figured 24 hours was a good target time, … Continue reading

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