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June 13, 2018

The Bude lifeboat run, round 6 in the 2018 Cornish Multi-Terrain Race Series, involves a fairly fast 6 miles along the canal paths and through the fields to the south of Bude in the northern extremity of Cornwall. Whilst a disproportionately long drive from Falmouth fo...

May 9, 2018

The 2018 Freedom Racing Summer Sessions series kicked off with a bang with this, a fast and furious 10K across the towans and along the coastpath around Godrevy. The weather however, made it feel anything but summer. A salt-laden Atlantic gale blasted rain in off the A...

March 25, 2018

Round 5 in the Cornish Grand Prix Series, or technically Round 4 following cancellation of last week's Falmouth Half Marathon, An Res remained on the calendar for 2018 thanks to the support of Carn Runners. Despite its position in a road running series, An Res is actua...

March 24, 2018

After the stunning Spring weather of the 2017 KVK and all of the photos which popped up on social media and used to advertise the race so brilliantly, the weather on race day in 2018 couldn't have been more different. A cold damp wind whipped in a stinging rain, which...

March 11, 2018

An old favourite, but a new course, the Great Flat Lode returned for 2018 as a fairly fast multi-terrain 10K. The route circles the iconic granite mass of Carn Brea, starting and finishing at the King Edward Mine, near Troon. Despite the milder weather of recent days,...

February 25, 2018

The Hameldown Hammer...the hardest half marathon I've done to date! The wild tors of Dartmoor basked in bright sunshine as we climbed up on the narrow windy hedge-lined roads to the small village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor in the heart of the fantastic Dartmoor National...

February 4, 2018

Round 2 of the Cornish Grand Prix Series 2018, the Newquay 10K is one of the faster 10K routes in Cornwall and home to many Cornish runners' PBs, including mine. As a result, it is an extremely popular race and sold out months in advance this year. Typical of the grand...

January 21, 2018

The first Cornish Grand Prix race of the season, Storm Force 10 takes runners around the country roads and lanes to the south-west of Camborne. Whilst not being the most scenic race on the calendar, Storm Force 10 is typically one of the most popular, as runners try to...

January 7, 2018

The first race of 2018, Freedom Racing's Clowance Woods kick started the 2018 season off in style, with just under 4 sunny miles around the Clowance Estate near Praze-an-Beeble. This estate, not normally open to the public, was packed out with enthusiastic runners read...

December 3, 2017

Round 4 in the Cornish Multi-Terrain Race Series (MTRS), the Race for Wildlife is among my personal favourites. Being in early December, the weather in Penzance can be rough, and two years ago we ran up onto the moor into fog and saw nothing of the views, only eerie en...

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