I was all geared up for my first proper down-winder on the surf ski this weekend. The forecast was looking good. There was supposed to be quite a bit of wind. It was supposed to be southerly and there should be some swell with it as well. OK, rain was forecast too, but if the...Read more »
It’s just a simple act of putting one foot in front of the other, but I’ve still managed to write plenty of posts about running, all of which are here.
There’s always something isn’t there. The latest injury is barely an injury at all, but it’s still preventing me from doing much training. Coming Back from an Achilles Injury I hadn’t been able to run for a couple of month thanks to an achilles injury. Rest was the name of the game for my achilles...Read more »
The gorgeous summer weather continues here. 25.5ºC yesterday which was plenty hot enough, especially for lawn mowing! 20ºC today was mouch more comfortable and lovely blue skies throughout. The sea is feeling as though summer is here and the garden is growing well. I had a busy day on Monday, starting off the day with a...Read more »
Offa’s Dyke Vital Stats Hay-on-Wye to Pandy Distance: 16.20 miles Elevation Gain Today: 763m Highest Elevation: 704m Time: 2:52:56 Av. Pace: 10:40mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 132bpm Max Heart Rate: 160bpm Calories: 1424 Totals to Date Total Distance: 595.31 miles Total Time: 111:06:48 Total Elevation Gain: 18721m Total Calories: 54607 Kcal Distance to go: 35 miles After...Read more »
Well, just after getting settled in the van it started raining. The constant hammering on the roof kept me awake all night. Oh well, not much I can do about that. I was therefore up early, had a pot porridge and coffee and set off towards Ullswater. My route took me up an aptly named...Read more »
After the crazy few days of weather thanks to Storm Emma with a healthy helping hand from Ivor, things finally quietened down on Sunday. There was still plenty of snow lying around here and there even at sea level and plenty more in the hills, but the destruction caused by the storm was clear. Storm...Read more »
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...Read more »