Ward Green 6, 2018

Ward Green 6, 2018

The Ward Green 6. Two laps, two hills, 537 feet of climbing, a buffet, raffle and the friendliest group of runners you could ever hope to meet. In fact, if it hadn’t been for the other runners, I would still…

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Silkstone Shuffle 2018

Silkstone Shuffle 2018

IT’S three years since I last took part in the Silkstone Shuffle, a local 4.5-mile multi-terrain race series which takes place every season. Three years! I can’t quite believe it. In fact, I didn’t believe it, so I looked it…

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Can I return to racing?

Can I return to racing?

I’VE always believed that if something is worth doing, it’s worth doing right or not at all. Whether it’s work, running, racing or my writing, I always want to do the best that I can. But sometimes, it’s just not…

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Surviving Endure 24

Surviving Endure 24

It’s just after three o’clock in the morning, 15 hours into a 24-hour endurance race, and I’m in a tent, convinced I’m about to die. My heart is beating a million times a minute. My head feels like it will…

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Dewsbury 10k decisions

Dewsbury 10k decisions

TO run at Dewsbury, or not to run at Dewsbury that is the question I’ve been asking myself. The Dewsbury 10k, the first weekend in February, is where I’ve started my road racing season for the past few years. I’ve…

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