Category: Wales

Cyclo-cross Racing 7

Pembrey Dune Cross – Welsh Cyclo-cross League Round 3

Despite a 6 hour mountain bike ride in the Tide to Tide on Saturday I was due to race in the Pembrey Dune Cross on Sunday. This was round 3 of the Welsh Cyclo-cross league. I was awake fairly early so left Anna sleeping in the tent and headed off into Pembrey Country Park for a walk as...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Holyhead to Church Bay

Coast Path Vital Stats Holyhead to Church Bay Distance: 15.63 miles Elevation Gain Today: 260m Highest Elevation: 66m Time: 2:55:21 Av. Pace: 11:13 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: Max Heart Rate: Calories: 1775 Totals to Date Total Distance: 301.93 miles Total Time: 55:47:276 Total Elevation Gain: 8278 Total Calories: 28758 Distance to go: 588 miles After driving 3 hours...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Trearddur Bay to Holyhead

Coast Path Vital Stats Trearddur Bay to Holyhead Distance: 12.53 miles Elevation Gain Today: 472m Highest Elevation: 174m Time: 2:16:46 Av. Pace: 10:55 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 134bpm Max Heart Rate: 169bpm Calories: 1298 Totals to Date Total Distance: 286.30 miles Total Time: 52:52:06 Total Elevation Gain: 8018m Total Calories: 26983 Distance to go: 601 miles There’s been...

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Swell SUP Surfing

Impatient Al… Yep, that’s me. The surf was looking amazing on Wednesday afternoon but I had to wait for Morgan to get home before I could get in the sea. In the end I met him from the bus on my bike so that I could give him a ‘backie’ home. It was quicker than walking...

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Tandem Surfing

Seeing as my Mum was worried that I didn’t do anything strenuous on Saturday morning – other than moth trapping, beekeeping and geocaching – I thought I’d better make up for it. Windsurfing I did get out windsurfing in the estuary on Saturday afternoon. The wind was a little flukey but was gusting up to 28 knots....

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Wondrous West Wales Weekend

I know I usually try to have an action packed weekend making the most of what Wondrous West Wales has to offer but this weekend was particularly good. It started on Friday with my usual early morning walk around the dunes and then a trip into town. Anna had a few chores and some shopping...

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Caernarfon Castle

We went to Caernarfon Castle on Saturday. I’d ran past the castle recently on my Coast Path run, but hadn’t been in it for ages – probably since I was Morgan’s age. It’s still as impressive as ever and I just wanted to run around the corridors and up the towers like a big kid...

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