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Wandering the World

Stories and tips from around the world.


This page lists the posts for the runs I’ve blogged about and details which upcoming runs I’ll be taking part in. For race reports from previous years I’ve organised them by year.

PRs by Distance:

  • 1 Mile: 5:53
  • 5K: 17:52
  • 10K: 38:37
  • Half Marathon: 84:42
  • Marathon: 3:12:26

Upcoming Races…

  1. April 28th 2024 - Boston (UK) Marathon
  2. May 6th 2024 - MK Half Marathon
  3. May 19th 2024 - Guernsey Ultra 36 #GU36
  4. June 22nd 2024 - Rutland 10K
  5. September 1st 2024 - The Big Half
  6. September 15th 2024 - Copenhagen Half Marathon
  7. October 6th 2024 - Principality Cardiff Half Marathon
  8. October 27th 2024 - Northolt 10K
  9. March 9th 2025 - EDP Lisbon Half Marathon
  10. April 6th 2025 - Generali Berlin Half Marathon
  11. April 27th 2025 - adidas Manchester Marathon

Also, a few blog posts about one off events, and topics relating to running:

Tags: race run running sports

Recent Trips

Budapest is a city my sister has wanted to visit for several years as she thought "the buildings look cool". Having changed my mind about returning to Greece just yet, I decided this would be a good o…

My first trip to Cyprus had been for a half marathon race that never took place. It'd been postponed until 2022, but due to timings I decided to defer until the 2023 event as it'd work better that way…

I've dreamt of visiting Petra since I'd learnt the place I'd seen watching Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade was a real place, and located in Jordan. It wasn't used as Petra in the film, but was the …

> “In Italy, for 30 years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly lo…

For my first trip of 2022, I was heading to the Bailiwick of Guernsey for a 36 mile ultra marathon around the island. As with any other trip to a new place, of course I'd try to get in as much tourism…

More Trips…

Recent Races

MK Half Marathon

Boston Marathon

Leicester's Big 10K

Hillingdon 20
After running this race last year, I thought: "never again". Hilly by name, hilly by nature, and 20 miles of it was just more than I felt was needed. However, after deciding to do GU36 one more time, …

High Performance London Half

More Running…

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