Category: Wales

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Offa’s Dyke Path Run – Knighton to Kington

Offa’s Dyke Vital Stats Knighton 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 like a...

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Offa’s Dyke Path Run – Montgomery to Knighton

Offa’s Dyke Vital Stats Montgomery to Knighton Distance: 18.87 miles Elevation Gain Today: 1181m Highest Elevation: 433m Time: 3:44:43 Av. Pace: 11:54mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 132bpm Max Heart Rate: 162bpm Calories: 1088 Totals to Date Total Distance: 549.92 miles Total Time: 103:12:39 Total Elevation Gain: 16472 Total Calories: 50629 Distance to go: 80 miles I had to do...

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Offa’s Dyke Path Run – Llanymynech to Montgomery

Offa’s Dyke Vital Stats Llanymynech to Montgomery Distance: 21.04 miles Elevation Gain Today: 569m Highest Elevation: 459m Time: 3:55:20 Av. Pace: 11:11mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 120bpm Max Heart Rate: 140bpm Calories: 1635 Totals to Date Total Distance: 531.05 miles Total Time: 99:27:56 Total Elevation Gain: 15291 Total Calories: 49541 Distance to go: 97 miles Another day on the...

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Winter @ Ynyslas

It may be the depths of winter. It may be cold. It may we grey, damp and miserable. But that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun here at Ynyslas. Surf Skiing to Borth and back. Surf skiing in the waves. The first after work, sunset windsurf session of the year too. Near freezing temperatures and dark...

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Offa’s Dyke Path Run – Chirk to Llanymynech

Offa’s Dyke Vital Stats Chirk to Llanymynech Distance: 17.05 miles Elevation Gain Today: 967m Highest Elevation: 367m Time: 3:27:33 Av. Pace: 12:10mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 126bpm Max Heart Rate: 156bpm Calories: 1533 Totals to Date Total Distance: 510.01 miles Total Time: 95:32:36 Total Elevation Gain: 14722 Total Calories: 47906 Distance to go: 117 miles After my last Offa’s...

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Paddling and Camping in North Wales

Third weekend of the month, it must be time for the Dyffryn Conwy Paddlers kayak time trial in Llyn Padarn. The North Wales Surf Ski Paddlers were also thinking of organising some low-key, informal surf ski races over the winter so I suggested they do them on the same weekend. That way, those of us...

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A Tasting Menu at Ynyshir Hall

We had an exciting day out on Saturday. Lunch with the tasting menu at Ynyshir Hall. Ingredient Led, Flavour Driven, Fat Fuelled, Meat Obsessed. That’s the motto of Gareth Ward and his Michelin starred restaurant at Ynyshir Hall. Not our usual Saturday lunch admittedly and quite out of our price range usually, but this was...

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