Category: Coast Path

Rugged Coastline

I’m in the process of very slowly, bit by bit running around the Coast path of Wales, and along Offa’s Dyke so as to complete ba full circumnavigation of this varied country. Follow my progress, trials and tribulations and the excitement of using public transport to get back to where I started each time here.

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Wales Coast Path Progress

My progress on running around the perimeter of Wales has come to something of a halt thanks to the Coronavirus lockdown. It’s not the end of the world as I was never trying to set any records and never had a time limit in mind either. It’s an ongoing project that has taken me several...

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Painting the Town Red

I was paying around with some GPS Data using https://statshunters.com/ the other day. The idea is to get a complete GPS track of my Coast Path and Offa’s Dyke runs over the last few years so that eventually I’ll be able to plot out a complete circumnavigation of Wales. I haven’t got around to doing...

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Non-Coast Path Runs

After making an attempt to continue with my Wales Coast Path Run a few weeks ago my plans to continue it over the Spring were scuppered by the Coronavirus Lockdown. Typically, every Tuesday since then has seen perfect conditions as well. Clear blue skies, light winds and pleasant temperatures. The travel restrictions have of course...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Swansea to Oxwich

Coast Path Vital Stats Swansea to Oxwich Distance: 18.31 miles Elevation Gain Today: 515m Highest Elevation: 84m Time: 3:36:57 Av. Pace: 11:51 mins/mile Calories: 1671 Totals to Date Total Distance: 767.96 miles Total Time: 141:55:34 Total Elevation Gain: 22185 Total Calories: 69725 Distance to go: 324 miles I should probably start this Wales Coast Path...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Port Talbot to Swansea

Coast Path Vital Stats Port Talbot to Swansea Distance: 13.64 miles Elevation Gain Today: 95m Highest Elevation: 35m Time: 2:27:14 Av. Pace: 11:01 mins/mile Calories: 1230 Totals to Date Total Distance: 749.65 miles Total Time: 138:18:37 Total Elevation Gain: 21670 Total Calories: 68054 Distance to go: 342 miles It’s been ages since I’ve done any...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Ogmore-by-Sea to Port Talbot

Coast Path Vital Stats Ogmore-by-Sea to Port Talbot Distance: 19.22 miles Elevation Gain Today: 160m Highest Elevation: 37m Time: 3:03:44 Av. Pace: 9:34 mins/mile Calories: 1583 Totals to Date Total Distance: 736.01 miles Total Time: 135:51:23 Total Elevation Gain: 21575 Total Calories: 66824 Distance to go: 355 miles Another perfect day for running along the...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Rhoose to Ogmore-by-Sea

Coast Path Vital Stats Rhoose to Ogmore-by-Sea Distance: 17.33 miles Elevation Gain Today: 424m Highest Elevation: 47m Time: 3:06:57 Av. Pace: 10:47 mins/mile Calories: 1524 Totals to Date Total Distance: 716.79 miles Total Time: 132:47:39 Total Elevation Gain: 21415 Total Calories: 65241 Distance to go: 374 miles Another good day on the Wales Coast Path...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Cardiff to Rhoose

Coast Path Vital Stats Cardiff to Rhoose Distance: 20.46 miles Elevation Gain Today: 405m Highest Elevation: 75m Time: 3:21:26 Av. Pace: 9:51 mins/mile Calories: 1641 Totals to Date Total Distance: 699 miles Total Time: 129:40:42 Total Elevation Gain: 20991 Total Calories: 63717/li> Distance to go: 391 miles What a day for a Coast Path run. I’...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Newport to Cardiff

Coast Path Vital Stats Newport to Cardiff Distance: 16.04 miles Elevation Gain Today: 68m Highest Elevation: 14m Time: 2:29:57 Av. Pace: 9:21 mins/mile Calories: 1324 Totals to Date Total Distance: 679 miles Total Time: 126:19:16 Total Elevation Gain: 20586 Total Calories: 62076 Distance to go: 411 miles Today’s coast path run was a Tale of Two...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Chepstow to Redbrook

Coast Path Vital Stats Chepstow to Redbrook Distance: 15.19 miles Elevation Gain Today: 184m Highest Elevation: 54m Time: 2:29:00 Av. Pace: 9:48 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 129bpm Max Heart Rate: 158bpm Calories: 1305 Totals to Date Total Distance: 649 miles Total Time: 121:31:50 Total Elevation Gain: 20494 Total Calories: 59102 Distance to go: 441 miles Having finished Offa’s Dyke path...