48 hours in Wales

Mountains have featured prominently in my reading diet recently. Simon Ingram’s Between the Sunset and the Sea and Jeremy Ashcroft’s Britain’s Highest Mountain Walks have both been off the bookshelf more than on, talks and dreams of higher places filling our small town house rooms. Ever more I realise how little we know of the country in which we … More 48 hours in Wales

30 things I learnt running the 60th Isle of Wight Marathon

Ryde Harriers know how to run an event; great facilities, genuinely enthusiastic marshals, race officials and volunteers, hands down the best organised event I’ve had the pleasure to be involved in. There may be less hilly, more forgiving routes for your first ever marathon; the last hills back from Porchfield to Cowes were hard. Really hard. … More 30 things I learnt running the 60th Isle of Wight Marathon