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December 2, 2018

The Race for Wildlife...MTRS race number 5 and my last MTRS race for some time, maybe ever...(cue disappointed sighs)...

Nonetheless, one of my favourites in the MTRS, this race takes runners on a ~7.5 mile loop up onto the bleak moor situated high on the Land's End gra...

November 25, 2018

The Mob Match is a race that everyone knows but perhaps not everyone loves...

Celebrating the end of the Cornish Grand Prix Series 2018, the coastal 5 mile road route takes in a pleasant assortment of some of Falmouth's finest hills, negating its potential for being a P...

November 11, 2018

Round 4 in the 2018/19 Cornwall Multi-Terrain Race Series, the St. Michael's Mount Remembrance Run is organised by Mounts Bay Harriers and takes runners along the fine stretch of sandy coastline between Marazion and Penzance. The race may only be short and flat, somewh...

November 4, 2018

The Cornish Marathon, the beast of Cornwall, closes out the 2018 Cornish Grand Prix Series once again. A challenging route, entirely on tarmac, takes runners out onto wild Bodmin Moor and includes a total cumulative ascent of around 600 metres. Perhaps the most challen...

October 21, 2018

A tough but thoroughly enjoyable race, the Exmoor Stagger takes runners out onto the hills of northern Exmoor above Minehead in western Somerset, including an ascent of Somerset's highest point, Dunkery Beacon (519m). In contrast to the past few years, northern Exmoor...

October 6, 2018

To Prussia with love, run by Bys Vyken Events, takes runners out on a fantastic out and back coast path run from Long Rock to Cudden Point, just before Prussia Cove. Whilst pleasantly undulating, runners get the opportunity to admire fine views out to the turnaround at...

June 26, 2018

The final round in the 2017/18 Cornish Multi-Terrain Race Series, the Boconnoc 5 is one of my personal favourites, encompassing a circuit of the picturesque Boconnoc Estate. A beating hot sun blazed down on the series of rolling partially forested grassy hills of the e...

June 23, 2018

Supposedly Round 8 in the Cornish Grand Prix Series, but actually Round 7 following the demise of the Falmouth Half Marathon, the Sticker 5 road race can essentially be summed up as a "hillier Cubert". Unlike Cubert, which is essentially flat by Cornish standards, Stic...

June 21, 2018

Round 2 in Freedom Racing's 2018 Summer Sessions, the Polzeath 10K is without a doubt my favourite. Offering a more than plentiful supply of ups and downs (aka undulations), a pleasant assortment of steps, bare rock, loose gravel, some technical sections and even some...

June 19, 2018

The penultimate round in the 2017/2018 Cornish Multi-Terrain Race Series, Meet Your Max is organised by Truro Running Club and takes runners on a testing 6.5 mile course through the countryside south-east of Truro.I have been criticised for overuse of the term "undulat...

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