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Pain the week before a marathon and during: what can you do?

Pain before and during – what can I do? With the famous London marathon coming up this Sunday, there are a few nerves in the air. That’s completely normal and part of the journey. As is excitement! What’s the objective this week? To get to the start line! You may have heard of maranoia. All…

Ring O Fire ultra – why I finished

This time last week I was making the final preparations for the Ring O Fire (RoF) ultramarathon. Deemed to be one of the toughest ultras in the UK, RoF is a 135 miles of coastal path, travelled over three days. I underestimated how difficult it was going to be. Despite the challenge of the distance,…

Ring O’ Fire Ultra

A trot around Anglesey for upandrun. September 2-4. 135 miles, a lot of coast, a couple of hard floors and an adventure. This is my yearly ultra, flying the flag for Understand Pain as ever. But I also want to encourage others to be active and try things. Especially in nature, whilst looking after it.…

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