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June 14, 2017

Race 8 in the MTRS series, the Bude Lifeboat Run takes runners out along cycle paths, canal paths and off into the fields around Bude on the Cornwall/Devon border. With a lot of tarmac, this is one of the fastest races in the MTRS series. After one of the hottest days...

June 10, 2017

The 11-mile final Leg 4 of the Classic Quarter, from Lamorna Cove to Land's End, is arguably one of the most challenging sections, offering plenty of steep ups and downs with steps, some scrambling, and is a bit technical in places. But being the most challenging also...

June 6, 2017

The flattest 5 mile race in Cornwall and perfect for a PB, the Cubert 5 miler returned last night in Round 7 of the Cornish Grand Prix Series. Bright sunshine but a cold and very gusty wind blew runners off the start line and away out of the village of Cubert on a fast...

June 2, 2017

The first ever Polzeath 10K, the second of 5 races in Freedom Racing's 2017 Summer Sessions, took place yesterday evening on a stunning summer evening in North Cornwall. After a damp, humid and cloudy day, clear blue skies and fresher air moved in from off the Atlantic...

May 14, 2017

Race number 7 in the Cornish Multi-Terrain Race Series, the Imerys Trail Half Marathon takes runners on a tough and challenging course around the china clay pits near St. Austell. With over 400m of cumulative ascent across soft trail, this is quite a gruelling half mar...

May 7, 2017

The final ever Trevornick 10 miler...the only multi-terrain inclusion in the Cornish Road-running Grand Prix Series! Warm sunshine beat down on us at the start line, then following a briefing and observing a 1 minute silence for a Newquay Road Runner who had recently p...

May 3, 2017

The 2017 Freedom Racing Summer Sessions kicked off with the Godrevy 10K last night! A cooling breeze preconditioned a perfect temperature for running, as shafts of sunlight punched through holes in the cloud onto the sea, offering some stunning coastal scenery during t...

April 16, 2017

5 Tors...my favourite Cornish race of the year on a day of beautiful April weather!

The only proper fell race in the MTRS calendar, 5 Tors takes runners out from Minions across firstly Tregarrick Tor followed by Stowe's Hill (home to the infamous Cheesewring), Kilmar To...

March 26, 2017

The 5th race in the Cornish Grand Prix series - An Res - stunning race, stunning weather, stunning support! Clear blue sunny skies shone down on a pleasant mixture of trail, tarmac and short section of beach, however a gusty easterly wind made it's presence felt along...

March 19, 2017

Tavy 13 was a new race for me, climbing out of Tavistock onto the edge of Dartmoor. A cloudy and windy day with dampness in the air greeted us on the start line on the track outside Tavistock College. After a brief section of track, we were soon out onto the open road...

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