Category Archives: Race Update

The Celtman 2013

The Celtman 2013  I was pleasantly surprised when my good friend Kenny Short asked me to support him in the Celtman , an Iron distance extreme triathlon and part of the Xtreme race series which now includes the Norseman and … Continue reading

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Running, walking and hobbling in Chamonix…… TDS UTMB

“After reading this I shook my head and laughed at my own antics , so I think for the benefit of readers new to this blog Id better explain a little , I have a degenerative shoulder injury sustained while … Continue reading

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Races , respect and big changes !

Races , respect and big changes ! Himalayan 100 stage 2 I’ve not done a great deal of miles this week , 22 miles on the road and 10 miles on a treadmill in preparation for Saturday, this is fine as … Continue reading

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The whole is far greater than the sum of its parts…….

The whole is far greater than the sum of its parts……. A quick recap…… 6 months ago I had an idea to enter a world famous race called “The Marathon Des Sable”, just an idea, I then emailed for info … Continue reading

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NEWS JUST IN – Mark has completed the Marathon Des Sables

Editor’s Note: I have just recieved a text from Mark from the middle of the Sahara Desert. He only has text messaging for the moment but will be online properly soon. The message he asked me to pass on: My … Continue reading

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Marathon Des Sables – Day five update

      I made it through another day , 42m 50 degree heat, peole were dropping like flys , it was horrendous ,my feet have swollen up and I’m in incredible pain but I’m fightng my way to the … Continue reading

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Marathon Des Sables – Day Four Update

Thanks for all the email, I really really appreciate them, I’m suffering badly with blistered feet and the going is so tough, I’m suffering more than I ever have before but I will keep going. Sorry I couldn’t get an … Continue reading

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