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Drifting, Doldrums & Tambourines

By Andy Mouncey, September 3, 2019
I’d not been idle in the months after the Stafford pilot – really I hadn’t: Buoyed by that success I was pitching, sharing, telling, meeting, bidding, networking, asking…Interest was there, commitments were given – and then those commitments wobbled and deadlines started stretching. F**k.  B*****d. W**k. S**t. Here we go again… And that’s WITH latest […]
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The Lakeland 100: Becoming Un-Pissed

By Andy Mouncey, August 5, 2019
‘Ohmygodohmygodohmygod it says he’s leading – that can’t be right, can it?  Is this thing working right? Steve…?’  A somewhat flustered Charlotte looks across to our friend Camper Van Steve who is also bent over his phone dot watching the live tracker with a furrowed brow while our boys start to wonder what all the […]
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The Lakeland 100: Full Report Teaser

By Andy Mouncey, August 1, 2019
So…Project Be Un-Pissed did indeed happen last weekend so while I craft the full bells and whistles version here is something to whet your appetite. Race Video (6min) ‘Mum - I’m bored!’ There’s a lot of waiting around for family... Andy at the finish line video hopefully this link will work, it's facebook so may not... […]
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Hard to be a Hero

By Andy Mouncey, July 8, 2019
Despite the dearth of running-based posts here recently I can report that there has actually been some running-based stuff happening. Quite a lot actually. And quite seriously. It’s just that I’ve kept it under the counter till now. But now we’re into July and that means less than one month to go to the Montane Lakeland […]
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Gifts and Gods

By Andy Mouncey, June 14, 2019
The phone rings and it’s one of my ultra running clients – but it’s an unscheduled call and that’s highly unusual. Curiosity builds and after the usual greeting there’s this: ‘…But I’m not calling as your client – I’m calling on behalf of the company I work for…’  ‘Very expectant pause. ‘We want to give […]
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