Virtual Racing – 2020 finds a new format

The 2020 racing calendar is over At least that’s what it may feel like to some Races are being rearranged, some cancelled, each week is full of news of more changes. For those training, competing, investing their time in them, this can be a huge drop in motivation, a sense of loss, a purpose now…

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Maverick Race X Tribe Run Free Chilterns

You may remember the I wrote how not to run a race at a Maverick Race Dark Series event a couple of years ago. That was a baptism by fire, running every split of the 11 miles of extremely runnable trail, slower than the previous, some how holding onto 5th and feeling like I’d run…

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Maverick Race inov-8 Original Somerset

Maverick Race’s inov-8 Original Somerset would be my third outing under the black and white arch. My first was one of the original Originals – West Sussex, where I came close to succumbing to heat exhaustion (click the link above to find out why). The second was the Hampshire round of the Dark Series, where…

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How NOT to run a Night Race

You may think I’m about to contradict myself, given I came 5th at Maverick Race Silva Dark Series Hampshire at the weekend. As results go, it’s my second best finishing position since I was a teenager – winning a college 5K in a an Elf suit when I was 17….. oh yes, it happened! The…

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