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Race Report : Brutal Long Valley 10km, 15th Nov 2014

Now I know why these races are called Brutal. But I loved every minute of it! I believe this Brutal is regarded as the wettest of the courses (there are far worse though from a mud ‘n bog perspective coming … Continue reading

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Race Report : Brutal 10km, Woolmer 18th October 2014

With names like Grunge Alley, Dead Man’s Bog, Muddy Corner & The Bird Bath, you’d have to be from planet Zog not to expect to be in the need of a good shower (or two!) after this race! Yes, Brutal … Continue reading

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Race Report : Brutal 10km, Minley 16th August 2014

Yesterday I took part in my second Brutal10 trail race; this time at Minley Training land, Blackwater Valley. I ran it with my staffy Sidney and he was a little star, as always! This is best described as a technical, off-road course with … Continue reading

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8 Tips For Starting Out In Canicross

If you’re thinking of trying out canicross with your furry friend(s), then here’s all you need to know to get started… 1. Do some research It’s worth doing a little bit of reading before you embark on the sport – just … Continue reading

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Race Report : Neolithic Half Marathon, 4th May 2014

If I were to sum up this event in one sentence, I would say it was a mixed bag in terms of the organisation, pretty flat in terms of the course but very hard underfoot (too hard) and not the best marshalled. That’s not to … Continue reading

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Race Report : Brutal10, Bagshot 26th April 2014

Last weekend (26th April) we ran our first Brutal10 canicross race, a 10km off-road race in Bagshot. I didn’t realise just how popular these races are with canicrossers and non-canicrossers alike. There must have been over 30 canicrossers, and it was … Continue reading

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Race Report : Endurance Life CTS, Sussex Half Marathon 22nd March 2014

Derry and I ran our first Endurance Life event yesterday, the Sussex half marathon. Part of the Coastal Trail Series (CTS), this course started at Birling Gap and incorporated the South Downs Way, Seven Sisters Country Park and Beachy Head. … Continue reading

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