Tantrum and trail shoes

Today (Good Friday) dawned bright and sunny and we were looking forward to doing the Goldrush Trail at Coed y Brenin... 8.5 miles with 420 metres of ascent. But first, a lie in with hot cross buns in bed and a good book, and then some shopping!     I've had trouble slipping on muddy... Continue Reading →

An alpine challenge!

I am always enthralled watching the Banff mountain film festival, and I always leave wanting an adventure. This time, watching a film about the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB), I was inspired to look for a trail race that John and I could do while we're in the French Alps this summer. The UTMB is an ultra marathon in the... Continue Reading →

Hills and heartbeats

The weather has been beautiful this week and I haven't been too busy at work so I've been able to get out in the hills behind Prestatyn more than usual, rather than running a flat route from our front door in Rhuddlan. This is great news on two counts. Firstly, there is nothing better than a... Continue Reading →

I lied!

John read yesterday’s blog and pointed out that I don’t always dislike running. And he went on to say that, at the end of a run, sometimes I’ve even said I’ve enjoyed it! He is, of course, correct.I had good cause to think about this today, because today I had one of those enjoyable runs.... Continue Reading →

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