Category: Trail Guides

River Leri from Source to Sea 1

Running the Length of the Leri – From Source to Sea

I couldn’t continue with my Wales Coast Path run today, so instead I created an adventure of a different type and decided to try running the length of the River Leri from source to sea. A Change of Plan My usual plan of a turbo trainer session followed by a Coast Path run had to...

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Llwyngwril to Talybont Coast Path Run

Coast Path Vital Stats Llywngwril to Talybont Distance: 14.53 miles Elevation Gain Today: 454m Highest Elevation: 313m Time: 2:26:58 Av. Pace: 10:07 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: Max Heart Rate: Calories: 1583 Totals to Date Total Distance Completed: 77.27 miles Total Time: 13:34:56 Total Elevation Gain: 2904m Total Calories: 8067 Distance to go: 801 miles The plan for Saturday’s Coast...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Tre Ddol to Machynlleth

Coast Path Vital Stats Tre Ddol to Machynlleth Distance: 11.24 miles Total Elevation Gain: 543m Highest Elevation: 153m Time: 2:08:28 Av. Pace: 11:26 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 133bpm Max Heart Rate: 158bpm Calories: 1237 Miles Completed: 32.91 miles Miles to go: 837.09 miles Stage 3 of my Wales Coast Path run project and today it was...

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Welsh Coast Path Run – Aberystwyth to Borth to Tre Ddol

Coast Path Vital Stats Aberystwyth to Tre Ddol Distance: 11.78 miles Total Elevation Gain: 433m Highest Elevation: 116m Time: 2:03:41 Av. Pace: 10:30 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 138bpm Max Heart Rate: 161bpm Calories: 1248 Following on from my run along the Coast path from Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth last weekend, I thought I’d continue with it today with a...

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Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth Coast Path Run

Coast Path Vital Stats Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth Distance: 9.93 miles Total Elevation Gain: 562m Highest Elevation: 158m Time: 1:54:51 Av. Pace: 11:34 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 139bpm Max Heart Rate: 180bpm Calories: 1199 I’ve just got back from running along the Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth Coast Path. Not that unusual for me to be up to...

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West Highland Way 3

Loch Lomond 2015 – Day 3

After a night of pouring rain and no sleep I got up early and had a coffee and breakfast under our new awning. I had planned to take an early morning walk up Ben Lomond but seeing as the weather had been so terrible overnight and I didn’t have all of my proper walking gear...

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Pennal Super 7 Trail Run – When will I Learn?

Many of my friends were planning a trail run in Pennal Forest on Sunday morning. I would have joined them but they weren’t starting until 9am and I wanted to be finished by then so that I could swim in the pool in Machynlleth. However, Shem had marked out the route with little yellow markers...

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Moelwyn Mountains with Morgan

Morgan and I had a lovely day in the Moelwyn Mountains on Thursday. We had our sights on the final feeder cache for the Gwyddno Mountain Challenge geocache. We needed to find it in order to get the final questions that would give us the last few numbers of the coordinates for the final cache. So,...

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Sunshine, Geocaching and a Walk Recce

We have a night hike planned for the Scouts soon so thought we had better recce the route that I had in mind sometime soon. Sunday afternoon looked like the best time to do it as we would have a couple of hours free. I did my usual early morning run and then swim followed...

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Summer – Day 5

What better way to start the day than a hill-reps induced endorphin rush! A 50 minute hilly run was on the training plan and seeing as it is a 20 minute run to the nearest hills I usually drive to the foot of them and run from Borth. My car is in the garage being...

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Summer – Day 3. Time for a Bike Ride

This glorious weather that we are having makes such a difference. Everyone seems happier and this part of Wales is seen in its best light. It’s just a shame we all have to work and go to school. So, in order to make the most of it I was up early yesterday so that I...

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