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Date: 5th April Location: South Downs Way Distance: 50 miles Assent: 4800ft Navigation: Fully marked course by organisers and SDW signs Time Limit: 13.5hrs Well it’s been a while since I last competed in a race, The last One was Caesars Camp 100, Which was very tough and in harsh conditions too. After that race […]


I thought I would write a bit about motivation, before, during and after illness. Well as you know I had stage IV testicular cancer in 2004. When I first was hospitalised In November of that year I was told the chances of me surviving this were very very slim indeed, In fact I was told […]


November 15th is a very significant date for me and my family as it was the date in 2004 that I was told that I had stage IV testicular cancer.  The prognosis was not good (less than 60%) but better than the original one which was less the much less . My story is HERE […]


Date: 19th – 20th October Location: Caesars Camp, Aldershot Distance: 100 miles Assent: 15200ft Steepest climb: ?? Navigation: full marked course Time Limit: 28hrs I entered this race last year because I was aiming to get points for the UTMB and this race had 3 for the 100 if you finished within the time limit […]

10 Peaks Brecon Breacons

Date: 7th July Location: The Brecon Beacons Distance: 89km Assent: 4800m Steepest climb: ??? Navigation: 100% (map, Compass) Time Limit: 24hrs I have been worried about this event ever since I entered it…but you have to challenge yourself !! I heard about the 3 army officers that died in this area on the same day […]

Hell On The Humber 2013

Date: 17th – 18th August Location: Humber Bridge, East Yorkshire, England Weather: heavy rain to start and very windy throughout Terrain: Tarmac, concrete Distance: 62 miles Time: 12 hours I really have been looking forward to this race as it is quite a fun event, although it does involve running over the same bloody bridge […]

Grimsthorpe Half Marathon

Date: 4th August Location: Grimsthorpe Castle Estate  Lincolnshire Distance: 13.1 miles Terrain: 50% tarmac, 15% Grass trail, 35% limestone trail Navigation: marked course Weather: Sunny 27 degs Well as you all know I competed in the Grim Reaper Ultra marathon which was 100 mile on the 2nd – 3rd August report HERE, So this race […]


Date: 2nd – 3rd August Location: Grimsthorpe Castle Estate  Lincolnshire Distance: 100 miles Terrain: 50% tarmac, 15% Grass trail, 35% limestone trail Navigation: marked course Weather: Sunny 31deg Time Limit: 26hrs I have done this race before and was really looking forward to competing in it again. The run up to this event was quite […]

Ultra Tour Of The Peak District

Date: 13th July Location: The Peak district Distance: 60 miles Accent: 2722m Steepest climb: 32% Navigation: 80% (map, Compass) Time Limit: 24hrs This event is the hardest event I have ever done !! I did this event with my good friend Lord Sammuel Wilson ( he’s not really a Lord) We met a Kings Cross […]

Ironman 70.3 UK 2013

Location: Wimbleball Lake, Exmoor, Somerset Date: 16th June Distance: Swim 1900m (lake), Bike 56miles (5905ft elevation) Run 13.1 (1323ft elevation) Weather: Cold, raining (hard), windy This was my 2nd time competing at this event and I really like the course because it is very challenging and takes you into and around some stunning countryside of […]