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    A Walk in the Vines

    As part of the Marathon du Medoc festivities, the day after the run there is a leisurely walk through the vineyards. This is a great opportunity for those who didn’t run…

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    Marathon Du Medoc

    Marathon Du Medoc is not your typical marathon… And our lead up to race day was not typical either – we’d done our last sets of ‘specific training’ in Burgundy practising…

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    Running Around (Castles) in Japan

    After running in the Shizuoka Marathon, we did some touristy easy runs while enjoying the rest of the holiday. Mainly staying in the city centres, it was hard to find long,…

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    Shizuoka Marathon 2019

    Mark and I had been considering our next running options, and a few years after my only marathon (in 2015), I thought I was ready to tackle another! Tokyo Marathon was…

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    Quebec’s Best 10km Trail Run?

    Gaspesia 100 Ultra Trail was being held the week after we visited Perce, Quebec. I wasn’t up for trying the 100 mile option, but their G10 loop looked interesting and proclaimed…

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    Hong Kong Running

    Hong Kong is actually a surprisingly good place for running, although it can be difficult to find a route which is not too hilly! During our 5 days, we trained on…

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    Bruny Island Trail Running

    It’s always fun to run somewhere different, for our long run on Bruny Island we ran the Ladillardiere Peninsula circuit. This is a 17.5km trail, which loops around the exposed cliffs…

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    Running up a Volcano*

    *actually running to a volcano, and then walking up the steep bits! Diamond Head dominates the Waikiki skyline (well as much as possible given all the high rise hotels). We visited…