A RACE WIN- COASTAL TRAIL SERIES NORTHUMBERLAND ULTRA

The decision on whether to race or not when carrying injuries is always a tough one. For me it usually comes down to factors that include 1)    Is the race somewhere beautiful. That I want to run 2)    Is the race important 3)    Am I going to make the injury worse by running and 4)   … Continue reading A RACE WIN- COASTAL TRAIL SERIES NORTHUMBERLAND ULTRA

TERRIBLE ADMIN ON MY PART DENIES ME SCOTTISH 50-KM TITLE!

31st March, 2013 saw the 100-km and 50-km races at Perth, which were the Scottish Athletics Championships, with the 100-km race also being the 100-Km Home Nations Championships. My usual preference is to concentrate on expeditions, and races in parts of the world that I have always wanted to see, but this year I am… Continue reading TERRIBLE ADMIN ON MY PART DENIES ME SCOTTISH 50-KM TITLE!

FASTER, HIGHER, LONGER – LESSONS FROM AFRICA

Dr Andrew Murray 32 – is a recent convert to running. But in the last 5 years he has won endurance races in some of the most spectacular and hostile locations imaginable including the Sahara desert, the Jungle, the arctic in Winter and in Outer Mongolia. In 2011 he completed a 2,659 mile run from… Continue reading FASTER, HIGHER, LONGER – LESSONS FROM AFRICA