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Doncaster Trail Half Marathon 2016

Doncaster... funny place to go and run a trail half marathon you're probably thinking... bit odd I agree, but I have a good friend who lives just down the road from this race and when she posted a link to it on Facebook and proposed to her sister that they do the 2 man relay team option I may* have invited myself to stay for the weekend to do the half marathon.

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Cape Wrath Ultra 2016

Back in 2010 not long after I started running ultra-marathons I attended an evening talk at Run and Become about the Marathon des Sables (MdS) – the famous 6-day desert race held in southern Morocco. The idea of participating in a multi-stage race in a remote environment appealed to my sense of adventure and desire to test my endurance. However the high cost, and the fact that it gets sold-out years in advance were just two of many things that put me off entering the MdS.

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