Monthly Archive: February 2018

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Offa’s Dyke Path Run – Kington to Hay-on-Wye

Offa’s Dyke Vital Stats Kington to Hay-on-Wye Distance: 15.24 miles Elevation Gain Today: 723m Highest Elevation: 453m Time: 2:26:48 Av. Pace: 9:38mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 136bpm Max Heart Rate: 157bpm Calories: 1366 Totals to Date Total Distance: 579.11miles Total Time: 108:13:52 Total Elevation Gain: 1958 Total Calories: 53183 Distance to go: 51 miles Another day of adventure thanks...

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Cold Water Surf Ski

It may have been minus 4ºC and snowing but that doesn’t stop me. In fact, I was quite warm in my 3/2mm summer suit once I got working fairly hard. Even my bare hands were OK. First I played in the small waves as a warm up, then I did 8x ¼ mile intervals with ¼ mile recoveries into Borth...

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Crazy Cats

It doesn’t seem that long since we had to say goodbye to Robbie – a long standing and much loved member of the family. We really miss her so it didn’t take long to start putting a plan in place for a replacement. Now Robbie was always a bit of a weird cat, with a...

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Aquarium Issues

I haven’t mentioned my aquarium or the aquascape within it for quite a while. It was all looking really good lately though and the plants, fish and shrimp inhabitants were all doing well. That was until I noticed the bracing piece of glass in the middle of the tank had fallen off! Actually, one end...

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Offa’s Dyke Path Run – Knighton to Kington

Offa’s Dyke Vital Stats Knighton to Kington Distance: 13.95 miles Elevation Gain Today: 763m Highest Elevation: 401m Time: 2:34:25 Av. Pace: 11:04mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 124bpm Max Heart Rate: 146bpm Calories: 1188 Totals to Date Total Distance: 563.87miles Total Time: 105:47:04 Total Elevation Gain: 17235 Total Calories: 51817 Distance to go: 66 miles Monday’s Offa’s Dyke run looked...

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Another Activity Weekend in North Wales

The fact that things have been organised so that the Colwyn Bay Ski races and the Llyn Padarn Kayak Time Trials occur on the same weekend makes it worthwhile making the 2 hour trip to North Wales for me. Not that the 2 hour trip to North Wales isn’t always worthwhile. It always is and the...

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