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My road running archives

A selection from my photos, certificates and medals

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1st place in the Derby 48 hours

My distance for 48 hours on the Athletics track at Derby was 158 miles. The world record for this distance was set by the Greek distance runner Yiannis Kouros at 294miles 710yards 1997

Watch You Tube video of Yiannis Kouros: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7UzmKxe3Xk

A few of my many certificates

It felt like 200 meter sprinting at times during the South London Harriers 30 mile race - and sore knees afterwards - but 3hrs 29mins was quite a good performance for me and helped achieve third class in the Road Runners Club.
 The Interprint 12 hour race series was held at the Harvey Hadden Stadium in Nottingham.
 The Solihull 100km (9hr 31min 34sec) 7th place: I remember trying to keep up as we walked to the pub the night before; having conjunctivitis which recovered during the race and the 1km loops.
 For a history of the Two Bridges 36 mile race - There was heavy rain...

A selection of my medals

A few photos of me competing in road races

Some of my race statistics from 1986, 1989 & 1991 Ultra marathon statistics


Explore current and past ultra marathon statistics. Search by name, date, etc.

mapometer running maps

Road Runners Club

My running diary 2024

Pace converter

General interest

Ultra distance running: Gobi desert ultra

Ultra distance running video: Chasing Pounamu

Running for its own sake or running for charity?

Acid reflux when running

Swollen fingers when running

Urine that looks like blood? Could be post exertional hematuria

Is the optimal cadence 180 steps per minute?

Images of my red Ravenna 5 undersole and heal at varying states of use

Which watch?
Garmin Forerunner 15 - general training

Garmin Forerunner 630 - 2nd Generation Running Dynamics

Garmin Forerunner 935 - ultra distance & triathlon

USB battery pack

Garmin Charge Power Pack

Food for fitness
Raisins, Walnuts, Bananas, Beetroot
Chicken, Tuna fish, Pasta, Potatoes, Rice, Leafy green vegetables
Avocado, Celery, Green tea, Clementines, Almond milk, Porridge

Energy gel reviews

The value of Turmeric as an anti-inflamatory

Athletics Weekly

Runner's World

IAAF Introduction to Race Walking
IAAF Introduction to Race Walking