Tag: Endurance

October in Pictures

TweetCrosscountry season arrived with a thud. Fast but windy opener at Leigh. Monster was in her element running around clapping at people. No mud to play in though. Only one big run for me, but my first since the ankle screwing injury at the Saunders. 28km in the Lakes on my own with 3,000m of vertical and 8 Wainrights ticked.… Read more →

Bikepacking Wales

TweetSix months of waiting. Six months of hoping for good weather. Six months of wondering if any one of us would pull the plug and ruin it all. Paddy Englishman, Paddy Irishman and Paddy Australianman walk into a pub in Wales. It’s cold. Wet. Windy. They’ve sacked off a climb to sleep in a field and get some hot food.… Read more →

July in Pictures

TweetJuly consisted of two things – a trip to the Isle of Man, and quitting my job. I’d not been to the Isle of Man in over 20 years. When a round of the English fell championships was announced we made plans to go straight away – on another note, being a sovereign country, I have no idea how a… Read more →

Munros -2,3,4

TweetI never worried about the tops I ticked when I went to Scotland to climb in the past. A year ago, I started to wonder if I’d be willing to put the time in to working on all the Munros before I can’t walk, run and climb any more. I Figured it’d be a good thing to do as the… Read more →

Favourite Photos of 2017

TweetOne image for each month. Each image, I feel, defined that month. Jan – Sony a7: Spring in Manchester. by Greg.May[/url], on Flickr   Feb – Sony a7: Last Wainright for my then heavily pregnant wife. Then lunch in a cave. by Greg.May[/url], on Flickr   March – Canon AEp: Pulling out the film cameras again. by Greg.May[/url], on Flickr… Read more →

September in Photos

TweetLater than planned. But a batch of photos from what was a decent September, the first month in the past five I’ve felt anything like an active human being. Tiny human continues to do tiny human things. I spent a lot, but not enough, time in the Lakes running and racing. It felt good to be out there again. I… Read more →