Tag Archives: Mountains

The Art O’Neil Ultra-race……what a way to spend a weekend.

Art O’Neill was an Irish bandit who was arrested and held at Dublin castle, later escaping at midnight one cold January night back in 1592, his Ultra race follows the 35 mile escape route that he used , it runs through … Continue reading

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The Gobi Challenge …………. the last of the BIG Three ..

” I was very close but I cannot claim to have done anything but fail in my goal to complete the “Hard Race Hat Trick”  , my decision to pull out of the Gobi race still hurts , the race … Continue reading

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West to East Beast …… a serious challenge and then some !!!

  I Recently had the pleasure of meeting Sean McFarlane during the 70 Wild Miles Event in Glencoe earlier this year , he’s a super fit , motivated multi-sport competitor and was the outright winner of the 70′ this year … Continue reading

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Up the Lairig Ghru with chafed Ba’s and a cauld Boaby ……….

Up the Lairig Ghru with chafed Ba’s and a cauld Boaby …..….. I’ve been pretty quiet since the Helvellyn hill race , my groin strain has been giving me serious issues and I’ve had to take a few long enforced … Continue reading

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