2015 End of Year Review Paul Ali

2015 Confessions of a Garmin Owner

I’m dedicating this blog to Gary who loves running statistics and end of year reviews.. this…

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Saturday Night Marathon and Race Directing

Listen very carefully, I shall say this only once. A bit of a blog about my first foray into the…

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Crewing the T184 Race

The T184 Endurance Race is a 184-mile self-supported Ultra Marathon event covering the length of the…

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ULTRA Magazine

Many of you will hopefully be aware that the UK has a now Ultra Running magazine! No, unfortunately…

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Crewing the T60 Night Race

The T60 Night Race took place last week and I was once again helping out. The event is a…

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Crewing the 2015 Thames Path 100

Not a race report but a volunteers report this time. I had run the Centurion Running Thames Path 100…

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Running a 100 miler in the UK

Running a 100 mile Ultramarathon in the UK  Note: I wrote this article (a re-worked and edited version…

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Saturday Night Marathon

Over the past few years I have taken part in many races, crewed a few events and covered a number…

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2015 Race Plans

If you want to know which races to avoid due to bad weather in 2015 then my current race plans…

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2014 Confessions of a Garmin Owner

These stats probably don’t have any relevance to anyone but me and there will always be people who…

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2014 End of Year Review

Overall, I think I had a bit of a mixed year for me personally. I had some successes and some…

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The Dreaded DNF

A blog on the “Dreaded DNF” which was first published in Ultra Tales Issue 14 Well this was…

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Managing the Mindset when Ultra Marathon Running

Last year I was asked to provide some input into the inaugural running T184 Endurance Run from a…

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Mizuno Endure 24 – The Annual Running Club Social

Despite the Mizuno Endure 24 event being a couple of months away, some preparation work is already…


Running the Mizuno Endure 24 Solo

  The Endure 24 event has started to become the big event for the Reading Joggers running club with…

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Running the Mizuno Endure 24 – Solo and Pairs Tactics

Mizuno Endure 24 – Solo & Pairs Tactics Event: http://www.endure24.co.uk The Endure 24 Event…


Mizuno Endure 24 Team Tactics

So, a decision has finally been made on my Endure 24 entry and having flirted with the idea of…

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T184 Endurance Run – Early Preparation!

T184 Endurance Run  With the recent T1 Workshop and release of the rules for the T184 Endurance Run…

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My Grand Union Canal Race Story

The GUCR remains one of my favourite races in the UK and I’m fortunate enough to have secured a…

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Fetcheveryone Interview

Fetcheveryone is a brilliant website for runners which offers lots of tools for tracking your training,…

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2013 End of Year Review

End of Year Review 2013 was going to be a challenging year for me with the volume and distance of…

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Confessions of a Garmin Owner (2013 The Stats)

I went out for my last run of the year this morning. Despite a number of years running experience…

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The Road to Sparta – Part 1

THE ROAD TO SPARTA This is the first part in a series of four articles, which will record my…

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The Road to Sparta – Part 2

THE ROAD TO SPARTA Welcome to Part 2 of the Road to Sparta Articles. In Part 1, I introduced the…

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The Road to Sparta – Part 3

This article was first published in Issue 8 of Ultra Tales In my final pre-race article I will provide…

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The Road to Sparta – Part 4

This is the final article in the Road to Sparta series and covers my final race preparation, race…

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My first 10,000 Miles

The Big 10k Yesterday I reached a milestone of having run 10,000 miles since I started running back in…

3000 Miles Completed

2012 End of Year Review

End of Year Review Well goodbye 2012, it’s been a blast. Actually, it’s been rather wet and muddy…

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What’s the longest ever run in fancy dress?

The official answer according to the Guinness World Records organisation is… well…uh… no one…

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BBC Radio Berkshire Charity Interviews

Stouty and I were fortunate to be interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire to promote our 2012 Charity events…