Category: Wales

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Quad Camp Day 7 – Snowdon’s South Ridge

Things were winding down for the Quadrathlon Camp by now. Most people had headed home yesterday so I was doing my own thing. The campsite was horribly busy now as well. I suppose it was the weekend and we had just had a week of glorious weather. My early morning trip to the toilet and...

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Quad Camp Day 4

I was feeling a little better today. Nowhere near as snotty and the sore throat has almost gone. My legs were pretty sore from the run down Snowdon though. Porthmadog TT The plan for today was a cycle TT into Porthmadog and that’s exactly what we did. The weather was lovely once again so we...

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Quad Camp Day 3 – Snowdon

Day 3 of the quad Camp brought with it a super sore throat and snot galore. Lovely!! Big, thick green slimey snot that seemed to go on forever. It was the sort that has some proper weight to it and brings a sense of immense but short-lived satisfaction when ejected from ones nostrils. Short-lived because...

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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 – 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...

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Signs of Spring?

It doesn’t feel as though we’ve even started Winter yet. Regardless, there are already signs of Spring in the garden with Daffodil shoots, Periwinkle flowers, flower buds on the Hellebore and even some rhubarb shoots breaking through the soil. It’s not looking very Spring-like out over the sea this morning though.

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A Wet Windy Weekend in Wales

Another wet and very windy weekend here in West Wales. We don’t let that stop us though. A good Spring clean (even though its Winter) early on Saturday morning without waking Anna and Morgan meant that the house was ready for the Christmas decorations to go up. It’s surprising what you find under the sofa though!...

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