RIDUM 2022 – Ultra Race Report

RIDUM 2022 - start

The RIDUM 2022 was yet another brilliant ultra marathon by Pegasus Ultra Running. The course itself is roughly 30 miles (50km) and traverses the Rhymney Valley Ridgeway near Caerphilly, Wales. RIDUM 2022 Personal time goal Being 50 km in length, I knew I wanted to run this one faster than a typical 50 miler, but … Read more

Mountain Running in Snowdonia

view from the top of Y Lliwedd - mountain running Snowdonia

Earlier this week my family and I headed up the coast to North Wales. The destination – Snowdonia National Park, where the plan was to explore the area, learn some of the history, and for me personally: mountain running in Snowdonia. We settled in to a small apartment that we rented, just across the road … Read more

Running the Blacks to the Beacons 50 mile ultra marathon

blacks to beacons 50 mile ultra, near the top of Pen y Fan

Last Saturday I ran the 2022 Blacks to the Beacons 50 mile ultra marathon. The race was 52 miles over the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons in Wales, with an elevation of about 11,000 ft (3300 meters). I finished with a chip time of 14:30:56, placing 29th (21st in my age category). It was a … Read more