Part 5 – My first ultra marathon – the V3K – Welsh 3000s in one day.

Preparation I arrived embarrassingly under prepared. I was about to take part in my first ever ultra marathon (this is just a footrace that is longer than a marathon) and by the time I swung my sandaled feet out of my car, it was late enough for the near solstice sun to have dipped behind …

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The Monsal Head Hill Climb

Way back in the beginning, cycling started off as something to do on a long, hot summer's day. I remember adventurously going out for a very gentle spin on a clear, crisp winter's day dressed as all beginners are - completely inappropriately. It ended with tears in the shower after nearly freezing to death and vowing …

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