Tag: cross country

ASHRIDGE 5 TRAIL RACE REPORT

The Ashridge 5 Trail Race on 23 September 2012 started in the heart of the beautiful Ashridge Forest at the top of the Chilterns plateau.  The course is undulating, heading through 2,000 acres of atmospheric mature woodland before tackling the mighty Pitstone Hill with…

The last Cross country of the season: Delapre abbey

And it came at the end of a ‘recovery’ week, a day after the first bike / run brick of the season. Some rest, eh? Sharp frost, -2 and sunny skies meant I really wasn’t looking forward to the chill factor. I prefer cross…

North Herts Cross Country

This week was rest week. This means I should feel all refreshed, yes? NO. I think I have been working a little too hard lately, which means long hours, and shorts night’s sleep. The current job is quite stressful too (soon to change) all…

Biggleswade Cross Country; not just about going faster!

Today was a true NLP challenge for me. There was only one reason I actually decided to complete this race, well, actually 2. 1)    I am the cross country secretary and have all the race numbers and paperwork! 2)    I wanted a true mental…

What are the benefits of cross country or off road running?

Don’t you just love to hate cross country? I do!! Despite it being ultra tough at times, and not at all like  a triathlon why on earth do I do it?

Last County League Cross Country 2011 – East Haddon

I had a terribly stressful Saturday. I was SO not in the mood for this and had I not been Northants Tri Club team captain and club cross country secretary I would most certainly not have gone to this race. My head was just…