Monthly Archives: August 2011

Day 3 Bristol to (RAF)Shawbury 114 – could be longest day

First things first a quick breakfast at my Bristol hosts Chris and Sue – thanks for your company – it was good remembering the good ol’ days. Weather was fine and nothing like the forecast thankfully 🙂 Well, today was … Continue reading

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Day Two – Okehampton to Bristol 108 miles – it was nearly my last

After a good nights kip I went down for pre arranged porridge – I even had Cornish clotted cream in it hmmm. The weather looked nice and sunny so spirits were high as I set off for Bristol on what … Continue reading

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Day One – Lands End to Okehampton 106 tough miles

I always knew this day and the first half of the second were going to be the hardest of the trip. So it was an early start to give me a fighting chance of finishing at a decent time, 6am … Continue reading

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Day zero – getting to Lands End

Well the adventure started when I bid farewell to my family and I headed over to Newcastle Central Station to catch my first class travel with Cross Country trains at 10:44am leaving spot on time. Once I got past the … Continue reading

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Last day before my BIG adventure, some final thoughts…

I keep saying to my wife “it’s a long way you know?” and she looks at me as if it to say … YES!!! I recently realised that this is the biggest adventure I’ll have ever undertaken by a long … Continue reading

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Less than one week to go…

Well, that’s it, the hard training is now over, I can only hope I’ve done enough – I certainly think I have although I still have a nagging doubt that my daily schedule might be a tad ambitious although I … Continue reading

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The ups and downs of LeJog preparation…

Well, it had to happen, things were going swimmingly in training … until last week 😦 I’ve suffered with asthma all my life and it’s always just once a year with either dry air or hay fever triggering it off. … Continue reading

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