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Hardmoors 110 race report (28-29 May)...

11th June, 2022.

I’ve been fascinated with the 100 mile race distance for some time, and have attempted it twice in the past. Having failed both times, it felt like unfinished business, but I’d decided years back to put that distance on ice and concentrate on ‘normal’ running – anything up to marathons.

Maybe it was coming out of lockdown after covid, maybe it was something else, but at the end of 2021 I signed up again for 100 mile race, down south along the Thames Path. Eventually, a few things occurred that meant I couldn’t make that race – but fatefully, only a few weeks later it was the ‘local’ Hardmoors 110 mile race........

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