Doing and Done

Since moving on from professional pie eater, I’ve completed (and in most cases enjoyed) loads of events and races. Past events are listed below along with where you might find me in the future.


Past events

Mountain Bike
Forest of Dean Enduro, several times
Brecon Beast – 100km
Hell of the North Cotswolds Enduro – 100km
Wentwood 50k
Oktoberfest 8 hour – team of four, x 2
Oktoberfest 8 hour – team of four, singlespeed rigid. 3rd place
Bikefest 12 hour – team of two
Heaven of the South – 2nd
Evans Ride-It

Road Bike
BHF Cotswold Bike Ride 40 miles several times
Cotswold Sportive 100 miles, several times
Mad March Hare Sportive 2012
Performance Cycles Winter Sportive

Berlin – 4:14

Half Marathons
Silverstone – first one – sneaked under 2 hours
Forest of Dean Spring – 1:53
Stroud – 1:38
Cheltenham – 1:36
Stroud Trail
Cheltenham Challenge Trail HM
Severn Bridge HM – 1:35
Forest of Dean Autumn – 1:36
Grand Pier Half Marathon – 1:34

Park Run – PB 19:28

Forest of Dean 10k, one of my first – July 2008
Bourton on the Water x 2. 43 and 42 mins
Devil Chimney Chase
Swindon 10k x 2. 42 and 41 mins
Woodchester Park 10k
Long Marston Raceway 10k
Winchcombe Hill Climb 10k x 3, best 42 mins
Cirencester Park 10k – sub 43 mins
Raceway 10k – sub 43 mins
Frampton 10k x 2 – 40:22
Race4Men – 42 mins (2nd place)
Westonbirt House 10k
Blaisdon 10k
Bisley 10k

Other Runs
Great South Run – 10 miles. First “long” race
Tewkesbury Guy Fawkes Five x 2 (32:14 best)
Chedworth Roman Villa 10 mile run x 3
Wolf Run (Woods Obstacles Lakes and Fields) x 2
Beat the Bore 7 mile night race
Sodbury Slog
Summer Sizzler
Cardiff Survival of the Fittest 10k
Rock Solid Race (Obstacle Course Race, OCR)
Thunder Run 24 hour relay race x 2
Cranham Beast 17 mile trail
Forest Warrior 10k (OCR)
Cotswold Warrior 10k (OCR), 10th place, 2nd old man
Devil Mud Run (OCR)
Spartan Beast 22km (OCR)
Danny’s Dash 8 mile trail. 5th Vet.
Cross country representing Tewkesbury Running Club
Seven Sins 7 mile trail. 20th, 7th Vet.
Croome Capability Canter
Might Contain Nuts Trail Race – Brecon
Rogue Runs Night Race – Forest of Dean

Cirencester Duathlon – several times
Tewkesbury Aquathlon
Little Woody Middle Distance Triathlon
Gloucester Sprint Triathlon
Cheltenham Super Sprint Triathlon twice – top finish of 17th
Questars Adventure Race – 5 hour – Brecon Beacons
Adventure race – 6 hour – Wye Valley
Hellrider 8hr duathlon
Helly Hansen Adventure Challenge
Cotswold 113 Middle Distance Triathlon
Ironman Kalmar (Sweden)
Ironman 70.3 UK
Ironman 70.3 Dublin

Everest Base Camp trek (Review)
Three Peaks Challenge
Commando Challenge – twice
5×50 Challenge. Run, cycle and swim 5km a day for 50 days. Averaged 20km/day.
Cyprus International 4 Day Challenge – 30th overall, 7th M40 (Race review)