Trail Del Cinghiale 86km D+ 5000m

  I signed up for this race right after running the SDW100 in June. In the final part of this race my pacer told me I wasn’t going to have enough points to qualify for the UTMB as they raised the bar to 9 points instead of the usual 7. I had completed several 2 […]

South Downs Way 100 Miles

The Petzl South Downs Way 100 race is one of the biggest events organised by the Centurion Running team. The race starts in Winchester and ends in Eastbourne running over the entire 100 miles of the SDW.   I’m not sure what I’m going to write after 3 months from crossing the finish line in Easbourne […]

South Downs Way 50 mile

  The Centurion South Downs Way 50 run is a race that covers half of the total extent of the famous South England trail. The race starts just above Worthing, it quickly connects to the SDW trail and follows it’s route until it ends in Eastbourne. It’s an undulating trail made up of big rolling […]

The Moyleman

  This is a special one, or as Chris Moyle would have said: It’s a Bastard! I first heard about the idea of a Lewes Moyleman Marathon almost a couple of years ago when I stumbled on a post by a guy called Sweder, who with a friend was planning to set up a local marathon. I […]

The Steyning Stinger

  The Steyning Stinger is a well known local marathon, now in its 14th year, organised by the SteyningAC. It starts and ends in the small town of Steyning, in Sussex. It runs up four “stings” or hills before returning home, with almost 3000ft elevation gain, entirely on trails and including sections of the beautiful South Downs […]

The Pilgrim Challenge

  The Pilgrim Challenge has been on my list for a couple years. Last year a stress fracture stopped me from running it just a week before the race, so this time I made sure to be well trained and ready to go. It’s a 2 day race which sees its competitors run 50k along […]

Longman Devils Dyke Ultra 33.4m

  This last September 7th I ran the Longman Devils Dyke Ultra 33.4 miles. For those who are familiar with the South Downs Way the route needs no introduction… beautiful rolling hills that stretch all along the southeast of England.

Toe socks? Yes please!

  Socks can be an important part of your running kit, just as shoes or clothes may be. So I wasn’t surprised when recently I noticed my running socks where well worn out and many of them had holes. As I was looking on the net for some new sock ideas I found Jonathan’s idea of […]

Escarpment Trail Run

  I’ll open the site’s section on runs and races with what has been a wonderful event and adventure for me. This summer I went to the US and I thought about looking up if there were some interesting races in the area. I stumbled upon the website of a very curios run held on […]