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Self Supported Adventures

By Andy Mouncey, September 15, 2017
Heading out for our first mountain hut experience. Dad and Number 1 Son on an overnight trip to Mosedale Cottage in the Lake District You don’t have to pay for the privilege of a race number to have an ultra-distance adventure. Sure, it’s easier to just rock up after someone else has done the donkey work for […]

Ultrarunning: Paying The Price

By Andy Mouncey, July 25, 2017
You’ve probably noticed some of these symptoms already: • Feet wont win any beauty contests • Toenails either a nice shade of blue-black or absent without leave • And if you’ve come from a triathlon background you will no doubt be missing your biking quads, toned upper half and shaved legs Welcome to our world, […]

It Doesn’t Have To Be Fun To Be Fun

By Andy Mouncey, May 9, 2017
So – apparently – said the great Killian Jornet currently girding his loins for a speed attempt on Everest Now I get where he was going with this – really I do – but here’s the footnote: ‘But If It Really Really Isn’t Fun – You’re F***ed.’ Last weekend was supposed to be Redemption.  After a third […]
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