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Manx 100 mile Mountain Bike Event

“My interest in the Manx 100 mile mountain bike event has only been by association in the past, having had friends that have attempted it, won it or just pointed it out as a future calendar event, in a moment of madness I entered it last year on the first day of entries for the … continue reading »

CCC Finish

Courmayer- Champex Lac- Chamonix CCC

Winding down the summer with the CCC seemed the right thing to do this year. 26th August 2016, 101km, 6100m of vert. I had very little agenda for this race as I’m inexperienced at running this kind of distance/vert in Europe and it was hot hot hot. GPS I didn’t use any gadgets, preferring to simply run … continue reading »

Sally Fawcett Ultra Runner

Dig Deep Ultra Tour of the Peak District

Sometimes you learn the most when things don’t go to plan. I had planned on doing the Lakeland 50 as a hard effort in the build up to the Trail World Championships in Portugal in October, but a cold in the 10 days prior to it put paid to my race. I ran to half … continue reading »

Kate Morris Keswick Mountain Festival

KMF2016 Long Distance Triathlon win

Keswick long distance tri (800m/35k/10k) was my first triathlon (of two) of the season. It was just one of a variety of sporting events being held as part of the Keswick Mountain Festival. My iron friends Rekha, CJ and Dave came too, mainly they swam, ran and got a little bit tiddled.   Race day … continue reading »

StakMountainFuel

StakMountainFuel #MTB update March

So at the start of the month we had our first race in the North West MTB series, this was at Farmer Johns and me and Will competed in it. Out of a surprisingly very fast field of 35, Will managed a solid 14th whilst I got 7th, solid results by any standards but we … continue reading »