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...

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...

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