Tag Archives: Marathon

Trossachs Trail Marathon splendour

Trossachs TRail marathon view from the hill

TROSSACHS TRAIL MARATHON A cold and misty start to the inaugural Trossachs Trail Marathon (Strava). Billed as a “boutique event” by the race director, just ten runners toed the line.A tough and undulating route beckoned, and after a short race brief in the cold winter air runners where underway.Quickly up the hill and onto the […]

Wooler Trail Marathon – the winter crown jewel

Wooler tshirt and medal

  A Winter Wonderland Wooler was a winter wonderland in 2016. Temperatures plummeted, freezing Siberian winds blasted, visibility dropped, hair froze, and beards had icicles! Not to mention this “marathon” was over 28 miles in length with about 5000ft of ascent. By far the most challenging race I’ve ever competed in. And I would be […]

Nine marathons in eight months

Marathons, marathons and more marathons…

A serious runner?

Jed logo A serious runner

I’m an ultra runner. I can safely say that now, I’ve done a few and I enjoy them. “You must be a really serious runner” folk comment. Well they obviously know nothing of Jedburgh Three Peaks Ultra – possibly the least serious race on the Scottish (maybe UK) calendar. With a brand new tag line […]