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How do you bounce back when your race has been postponed?

This weekend was due to be the penultimate weekend ahead of my first ultra marathon. I've done the big miles and put in the effort and was just due to taper for the next couple of weeks until the big day arrived. Only due to COVID the race has had to be postponed by three… Continue reading How do you bounce back when your race has been postponed?

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Exploring the Wales Coast Path – Porthkerry to Penarth

It's just five weeks now until the Vale of Glamorgan Ultra Marathon so Amy and I headed out to check out the last section of the race, Porthkerry to Penarth. The first thing to great us was the infamous steps at Porthkerry Country Park. I was dreading them after hearing everyone else's warnings but actually… Continue reading Exploring the Wales Coast Path – Porthkerry to Penarth

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The joy of exploring – running the Wales Coast path

As race day slowly creeps closer (six weeks to go now) my training plan is building for the last time. This week has been great for finding out more about what to expect from the race as Rhys and Cerys from Pegasus, who run the event, popped onto a zoom call to chat to us… Continue reading The joy of exploring – running the Wales Coast path