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Day 12 - Milford Sound

Alarm goes off stupidly early this morning at 5-45am as we swapping the car for a coach and cruise trip to Milford Sound. The journey starts from the centre of Queenstown and heads off for 3 hours to Te Anau. Along the way the driver gives us…

Day 11 - Reflections Waves and Falls

Woke up this morning pulled back the curtains and there was welcomed by a blue sky, bright sun and a snow capped Mt Cook. Its like living a dream down here on this amazing holiday. The plan was to hit the road early but Linda thought it would…

Day 10 - Dolphins & Glaciers

Woke up this morning and went for the usual shower only when i came out Linda had gone. Was just wondering where when she came running back in shouting 'Dolphins'. I grabbed my camera and ran out the door with her to see several Dolphins jumping…

Day 9 - Swing Bridges & Pancake Rocks

The 9th day of our adventure and the half way point already. We are seeing so much but the time is just flying by. Today started with Bob at our accommodation cooking us bacon and eggs and us chatting for ages. A real interesting bloke who greeted…

Day 8 - Off down South

We woke up this morning to a wonderful surprise. Perfect blue skies and the sun was blazing as we looked out of our window and on to the stunning Lake Taupo with snow capped mountains in the distance. No riches on earth could have paid for this,…

Day 7 - Haka's & Geysers

Where to start today. This has been the best day so far (apart from time with little Reilly). Firstly we took a walk down the road to Whakarewarewa, a living Maori village built on the hot springs, lakes and geysers in Rotorua. Before the tour…

  • Graden Photography

    • The stunning Lake Windermere from Ambleside lakedistrict windermere rowing boat
    • The Dales are full of superb waterfalls and heres one
    • Ewe must be the Guardians of the Gateway to the
    • Loving the blossom this year Stunning colours and so beautiful
  • My Achievements

    Distance
    Completed
    PB Time
    Event
    Date
    Wainwrights Coast to Coast Trek
    1
    10 Days
    195 Miles
    May 25th to June 3rd 2015
    Total Races = 220
    Ultra Marathons
    1
    30 miles / 08:13:00
    Pendle Way Ultra
    10/02/2019
    Marathons
    13
    04:09:59
    Blackpool Marathon
    22/04/2018
    20 milers
    4
    03:01:57
    Trimpell 20
    18/03/2018
    Kilomathon / Metric Marathon
    1
    02:43:13
    England Kilomathon
    14/03/2010
    Half Marathons
    110
    01:48:39
    Liverpool Half Marathon
    13/03/2016
    10 milers
    9
    01:24:42
    Caldervale 10
    30/03/2018
    10 Kilometres
    35
    00:48:33
    3 Bridges 10k
    14/04/2019
    5 Kilometres
    9
    00:23:08
    TAC Spring Series
    04/03/2019
    Park Runs
    22
    00:23:56
    Burnley
    20/10/2018
    Tough Mudder - Full 10 miles
    1
    03:37:22
    Skipton, Yorkshire
    28/07/2018
    Cross Country
    1
    00:57:18
    Ulverston
    13/10/2018
    Other Races
    14

    My Race Results

    Date:Event Name:Location:Race Distance:Finish Time:PB:YearRunsUltrasFull Marathon20 milersHalf Marathon10 milers10k5kParkruns

    2019

    Races = 16

    PB = 2

    19/04/2019Caldervale 10Garstang10 miles20192209
    17/04/2019TAC Spring 5k Series (3/4)Nelson5 kilometres00:24:2720192199
    14/04/20193 Bridges 10kLancaster10 kilometres00:48:33CURRENT PB201921835
    13/04/2019Parkrun - PENDLEColneParkrun00:26:11201921722
    04/03/2019TAC Spring 5k Series (1/4)Nelson5 kilometres00:23:08CURRENT PB20192168
    30/03/2019Coniston 14Coniston14 miles02:05:212019215110
    23/03/2019Parkrun - BURNLEYBurnleyParkrun00:24:11201921421
    17/03/2019Trimpell 20Lancaster20 miles03:27:2720192134
    03/03/2019Haweswater Half MarathonBampton13.1 miles01:57:032019212109
    24/02/2019TACWS - Trawden 10Trawden10 miles01:43:3720192118
    23/02/2019Parkrun - PENDLEColneParkrun00:27:2421020
    17/02/2019TACWS - Shooters 6Nelson10 kilometres00:55:38201920934
    16/02/2019Parkrun - BURNLEYBurnleyParkrun00:24:19201920819
    10/02/2019Pendle Way UltraBarrowford30 miles08:13:002019207
    1
    20/01/2019Inskip Half MarathonInskip13.1 miles01:54:572019206108
    12/01/2019Parkrun - BURNLEYBurnleyParkrun24:45201920518
    06/01/2019Central Lancs Half MarathonLea Town, Preston13.1 miles01:57:282019204107
    01/01/2019Parkrun - BURNLEYBurnleyParkrun24:28201920317

    2018

    Races = 65

    PB = 7

    30/12/2018Ribble Valley 10kClitheroe10 kilometres50:41201820233
    22/12/2018Parkrun - PENDLEColneParkrun28:32201820116
    08/12/2018Parkrun - WESTERN SPRINGSAuckland, New ZealandParkrun26:14201820015
    24/11/2018Parkrun - WESTERN SPRINGSAuckland, New ZealandParkrun29:57201819914
    18/11/2018Conwy Half MarathonConwy/Llandudno13.1 miles01:52:492018198106
    11/11/2018Windmill 10kLytham10 kilometres00:49:01201819732
    04/11/2018Lancaster Half MarathonLancaster13.1 miles01:58:372018196105
    21/10/2018TACWS - Rodney RoundColne3.6 miles00:32:412018195
    20/10/2018Parkrun - BURNLEYBurnleyParkrun00:23:56CURRENT PB201819413
    14/10/2018Autumn Breaker 10kBlackpool10 kilometres00:50:15201819331
    13/10/2018Ulverston XC (Mid Lancs)Ulverston5.8 miles00:57:262018192
    07/10/2018West Coast Half MarathonLytham / Preston13.1 miles01:59:202018191104
    30/09/2018Burnley Fire 10kBurnley10 kilometres00:51:27201819030
    25/09/2018COWM Ron Hill 80th BirthdayRochdale5 kilometres00:25:1120181887
    22/09/2018Parkrun - BURNLEYBurnleyParkrun00:24:31201818712
    16/09/2018Fairhaven FlyerLytham St Annes10 kilometres00:50:13201818629
    09/09/2018Wigan 10kWigan10 kilometres00:54:19201818528
    01/09/2018Parkrun - SEWERBYBridlingtonParkrun00:27:19201818411
    18/08/2018Parkrun - BURNLEYBurnleyParkrun00:25:01201818310
    12/08/2018PBGP - BoulsworthTrawden10 kilometers01:12:12201818227
    05/08/2018PBGP - Worsthorne MoorWorsthorne6.5 miles01:14:452018181
    28/07/2018Tough Mudder Full - YorkshireSkipton10 miles03:37:222018180
    25/07/2018PBGP - Greenway 5kPadiham5 kilometres00:24:1920181796
    22/07/2018PBGP - Towneley 10kBurnley10 kilometers00:54:44201817826
    21/07/2018Parkrun - PENDLEColneParkrun00:27:1720181779
    15/07/2018Burnley 10k (Jane Tomlinson)Burnley10 kilometers00:58:19201817625
    08/07/2018PBGP - Hendon BrookNelson13.5 miles02:49:302018175103
    01/07/2018PBGP - Trawden 7Trawden7 miles01:11:522018174
    30/06/2018Parkrun - POOLEPooleParkrun00:28:4420181738
    23/06/2018Parkrun - BURNLEYBurnleyParkrun00:23:58PB20181727
    20/06/2018PBGP - Sabden TrailSabden6 miles00:58:432018171
    17/06/2018Crazy Cow 10kPreston10 kilometers00:50:40201817024
    16/06/2018Parkrun - CARLISLECarlisleParkrun00:25:2620181696
    15/06/2018PBGP - Barrowofrod 5kBarrowford5 Kilometers00:23:40PB20181685
    12/06/2018Liverpool Castle 5kRivington5 Kilometers00:25:4320181674
    09/06/2018PBGP - Weets FellBarnoldswick5.4 miles01:13:002018166
    03/06/2018Morecambe 10kMorecambe10 kilometres00:55:05201816523
    02/06/2018PBGP - Kelbrook FellKelbrook3.3 miles00:40:462018164
    25/05/2018PBGP - Burnley Lions 10kColne10 kilometres00:58:07201816322
    20/05/2018Windermere MarathonWindermere26.2 miles05:19:42201816213
    16/05/2018PBGP - Wholan NookBurnley5.2 miles00:57:392018161
    12/05/2018PBGP - PinhawEarby5.2 miles00:54:312018160
    06/05/2018PBGP - Hameldon HillBurnley5.8 miles01:18:422018159
    29/04/2018Brun ValleyBurnley10 kilometers01:04:29201815821
    22/04/2018Blackpool MarathonBlackpool26.2 miles04:09:59CURRENT PB201815712
    30/03/2018Caldervale 10Garstang10 miles01:24:42CURRENT PB20181567
    25/03/2018Liverpool Half MarathonLiverpool13.1 miles01:48:512018155102
    24/03/2018Parkrun - BURNLEYBurnleyParkrun00:25:4620181545
    18/03/2018Trimpell 20Lancaster20 miles03:01:57CURRENT PB20181533
    17/03/2018Parkrun - BURNLEYBurnleyParkrun00:24:24PB20181524
    11/03/2018Trawden 10Trawden10 miles01:47:0820181516
    24/02/2018Parkrun - PENDLEColneParkrun00:26:0320181503
    17/02/2018Parkrun - BURNLEYBurnleyParkrun00:24:4220181492
    03/02/2018Parkrun - PENDLEColneParkrun00:28:3320181481
    07/01/2018Central lancs Half MarathonLea Town, Preston13.1 miles01:55:172018147101

    2017

    Races = 30

    PB = 2

    31/12/2017Ribble Valley 10kClitheroe10 kilometers00:50:46201714620
    03/12/2017Myerscough 10Myerscough10 miles01:27:2120171455
    25/11/2017Wesham 10kLea Town10 kilometers00:49:57201714419
    19/11/2017Conwy Half MarathonConwy/Llandudno13.1 miles02:02:362017143100
    12/11/2017Windmill 10kLytham St Annes10 kilometers00:48:57PB201714218
    22/10/2017Chesterfield Half MarathonChesterfield13.1 miles01:53:42201714199
    15/10/2017Manchester Half MarathonManchester13.1 miles02:01:30201714098
    08/10/2017West Coast HalfPreston / Lytham13.1 miles01:58:13201713997
    01/10/2017Great Cumbrian RunCarlisle13.1 miles02:02:46201713896
    24/09/2017Loch Ness MarathonInverness26.2 miles04:47:53201713711
    17/09/2017Burnley Leisure 10kPadiham10 kilometers00:54:36201713617
    03/09/2017Golden Ball 20Lancaster20 miles03:22:5720171352
    20/08/2017Fleetwood Half MarathonFleetwood13.1 miles02:09:07201713495
    26/07/2017PBGP-Greenway 5kPadiham5 kilometres00:30:1220171333
    23/07/2017PBGP-Towneley 10kBurnley10 kilometres00:52:25201713216
    16/07/2017Windmill Half marathonLytham St Annes13.1 miles01:59:02201713194
    09/07/2017Hendon BrookNelson13.5 miles02:22:14201713093
    02/07/2017Southport Half MarathonSouthport13.1 miles01:53:35201712992
    25/06/2017Humber Bridge Half MarathonHull13.1 miles01:55:47201712891
    16/06/2017PBGP-Podium 5kNelson5 kilometres00:24:22PB20171272
    04/06/2017Burnley 10k (Jane Tomlinson)Burnley10 kilometers00:53:21201712615
    28/05/2017Rock 'n' Roll Liverpool Half MarathonLiverpool13.1 miles02:05:04201712590
    26/05/2017PBGP-Burnley Lions 10kColne10 kilometers00:54:35201712414
    17/05/2017PBGP-Wholan Nook TrailBurnley5.2 miles00:47:492017123
    30/04/2017Keswick Half MarathonKeswick13.1 miles02:09:34201712289
    19/03/2017Wigan Half MarathonWigan13.1 miles02:04:04201712188
    05/03/2017Haweswater Half MarathonBampton Village13.1 miles02:13:18201712087
    19/02/2017Great North West Half MarathonBlackpool13.1 miles02:04:37201711986
    22/01/2017Inskip Half MarathonInskip13.1 miles01:56:13201711885
    08/01/2017Central Lancs Half MarathonLea Town, Preston13.1 miles02:02:47201711784

    2016

    Races = 21

    PB = 4

    04/12/2016Guys 10Garstang10 miles01:24:42PB20161164
    20/11/2016Conwy Half MarathonConwy/Llandudno13.1 miles01:56:43201611583
    06/11/2016JWK Lancaster Half MarathonLancaster13.1 miles01:54:49201611482
    16/10/2016Manchester Half MarathonManchester13.1 miles01:52:48201611381
    09/10/2016West Coast Half MarathonPreston / Lytham13.1 miles01:57:44201611280
    02/10/2016Great Cumbrian RunCarlisle13.1 miles02:00:20201611179
    11/09/2016Great North RunNewcastle / South Shields13.1 miles02:09:44201611078
    04/09/2016Wigan 10kWigan10 kilometers00:51:07201610913
    07/08/2016Riverside 10 MileLancaster10 miles01:28:1320161083
    24/07/2016PBGP-Towneley Park 10kBurnley10 kilometers00:54:20201610712
    04/07/2016Trawden 7 TrailTrawden7 miles01:08:132016106
    05/06/2016Burnley 10k (Jane Tomlinson)Burnley10 kilometers00:53:34201610511
    27/05/2016PBGP-Burnley Lions 10kColne10 kilometers00:53:40201610410
    22/05/2016Brathay Windermere Half MarathonAmbleside13.1 miles02:08:59201610377
    11/05/2016PBGP-Wholan Nook TrailBurnley5 miles00:46:262016102
    01/05/2016Keswick Half MarathonKeswick13.1 miles02:04:43201610176
    13/03/2016BTR Liverpool Half MarathonLiverpool13.1 miles01:48:39CURRENT PB201610075
    06/03/2016Haweswater Half MarathonBampton Village13.1 miles01:53:4920169974
    31/01/2016Lancaster Flood Appeal Half MarathonLancaster13.1 miles01:52:30PB20169873
    20/01/2016Towneley Torchlight 5kBurnley5 kilometers00:26:40PB2016971
    03/01/2016Central Lancashire Half MarathonLea Town, Preston13.1 miles01:53:4820169672

    2015

    Races = 16

    PB = 2

    12/12/2015Turkey TrotHurst Green5 miles00:53:03201595
    22/11/2015Conwy Half marathonConwy / Llandudno13.1 miles01:54:2520159471
    01/11/2015JWK Lancaster Half MarathonLancaster13.1 miles01:56:0120159370
    04/10/2015Great Cumbrian RunCarlisle13.1 miles01:54:0120159269
    13/09/2015Great North RunNewcastle / South Shields13.1 miles01:59:3320159168
    16/08/2015Lancaster Prudential HalfLancaster13.1 miles01:57:1320159067
    19/07/2015Windmill Half MarathonLytham St Annes13.1 miles01:54:5720158966
    12/07/2015PBGP-Towneley Park 10kBurnley10 kilometers00:53:302015889
    05/07/2015Southport Half MarathonSouthport13.1 miles01:57:3320158765
    28/06/2015Burnley 10k (Jane Tomlinson)Burnley10 kilometers00:51:142015868
    22/05/2015PBGP-Burnley Lions 10kColne10 kilometers00:50:522015857
    03/05/2015Keswick Half MarathonKeswick13.1 miles01:56:3420158464
    26/04/2015London MarathonLondon26.2 miles04:13:49PB20158310
    22/03/2015Trimpell 20Lancaster/Morecambe20 miles03:03:14PB2015821
    01/03/2015Haweswater Half MarathonBampton Village13.1 miles01:56:2120158163
    04/01/2015Central Lancashire Half MarathonLea Town, Preston13.1 miles01:59:0320158062

    2014

    Races = 12

    PB = 1

    07/12/20143-1-5 Lancaster Half MarathonLancaster13.1 miles01:52:42PB20147961
    23/11/2014Conwy Half MarathonConwy, North Wales13.1 miles01:57:1520147860
    02/11/2014Lancaster Half MarathonLancaster13.1 miles01:58:4320147759
    05/10/2014Great Cumbrian RunCarlisle13.1 miles01:54:3020147658
    28/09/2014Loch Ness MarathonInverness26.2 miles05:02:342014759
    07/09/2014Great North RunNewcastle / South Shields13.1 miles02:04:2720147457
    13/07/2014Windmill Half MarathonLytham St Annes13.1 miles01:59:4920147356
    29/06/2014Runfest Wales MarathonRhyl, North Wales26.2 miles04:56:112014728
    22/06/2014Burnley 10k (Jane Tomlinson)Burnley10 kilometers00:54:062014716
    04/05/2014Keswick Half MarathonKeswick13.1 miles02:01:0720147055
    02/03/2014Haweswater Half MarathonBampton Village13.1 miles02:05:5920146954
    19/01/20144 Villages Half MarathonHelsby13.1 miles02:05:1120146853

    2013

    Races = 14

    PB = 0

    24/11/2013Conwy Half MarathonConwy, North Wales13.1 miles02:02:1220136752
    03/11/2013Lancaster Half MarathonLancaster13.1 miles02:05:0020136651
    06/10/2013Great Cumbrian RunCarlisle13.1 miles02:08:3020136550
    29/09/2013Loch Ness MarathonInverness26.2 miles04:51:252013647
    15/09/2013Great North RunNewcastle / South Shields13.1 miles02:11:5020136349
    01/09/2013Blackpool Hilton Half MarathonBlackpool13.1 miles02:07:4620136248
    25/08/2013Fleetwood Half MarathonFleetwood13.1 miles02:22:4920136147
    14/07/2013Windmill Half MarathonLytham St Annes13.1 miles02:03:5220136046
    02/06/2013Burnley 10k (Jane Tomlinson)Burnley10 kilometres00:57:062013595
    05/05/2013Keswick Half MarathonKeswick13.1 miles02:15:4920135845
    28/04/2013Greater Manchester MarathonManchester26.2 miles04:57:352013576
    07/04/2013Blackpool MarathonBlackpool26.2 miles04:42:342013565
    03/03/2013Haweswater Half MarathonBampton Village13.1 miles02:06:0420135543
    24/02/2013Great North West Half MarathonBlackpool13.1 miles02:01:4520135444

    2012

    Races = 10

    PB = 6

    18/11/2012Conwy Half MarathonConwy, North Wales13.1 miles01:52:44PB20125342
    04/11/2012Lancaster Half MarathonLancaster13.1 miles01:52:55PB20125241
    28/10/2012Preston Guild MarathonPreston26.2 miles04:22:36PB2012514
    07/10/2012Great Cumbrian RunCarlisle13.1 miles01:53:47PB20125040
    16/09/2012Great North RunNewcastle / South Shields13.1 miles01:57:4220124939
    26/08/2012Fleetwood Half MarathonFleetwood13.1 miles01:58:4220124838
    06/05/2012Keswick Half MarathonKeswick13.1 miles01:59:4920124737
    29/04/2012Greater Manchester MarathonManchester26.2 miles04:24:17PB2012463
    26/02/2012Great North West Half MarathonBlackpool13.1 miles01:54:02PB20124536
    22/01/20124 Villages Half MarathonHelsby13.1 miles02:04:4620124435

    2011

    Races = 11

    PB = 2

    20/11/2011Conwy Half MarathonConwy, North Wales13.1 miles01:58:0220114334
    06/11/2011Lancaster Half MarathonLancaster13.1 miles01:55:18PB20114233
    02/10/2011Great Cumbrian RunCarlisle13.1 miles01:59:4420114132
    18/09/2011Great North RunNewcastle / South Shields13.1 miles02:09:5420114031
    04/09/2011Blackpool Half MarathonBlackpool13.1 miles02:07:2020113930
    28/08/2011Fleetwood Half MarathonFleetwood13.1 miles01:59:5320113829
    08/05/2011Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10kBlackpool10 kilometres00:49:58PB2011374
    01/05/2011Keswick Half MarathonKeswick13.1 miles02:13:1720113628
    13/03/2011Twin Piers Half MarathonLytham St Annes13.1 miles01:57:5820113527
    27/02/2011Great North West Half MarathonBlackpool13.1 miles01:58:3120113426
    23/01/20114 Villages Half MarathonHelsby13.1 miles02:08:2920113325

    2010

    Races = 13

    PB = 2

    21/11/2010Conwy Half MarathonConwy, North Wales13.1 miles02:04:1420103224
    07/11/2010Lancaster Half MarathonLancaster13.1 miles02:15:1420103123
    10/10/2010Great Cumbrian RunCarlisle13.1 miles02:05:1620103022
    19/09/2010Great North RunNewcastle / South Shields13.1 miles02:11:5620102921
    29/08/2010Fleetwood Half MarathonFleetwood13.1 miles01:58:4020102820
    23/05/2010Edinburgh MarathonEdinburgh26.2 miles05:01:202010272
    09/05/2010Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10kBlackpool10 kilometres00:50:10PB2010263
    11/04/2010Blackpool Half MarathonBlackpool13.1 miles01:59:1820102518
    14/03/2010England KilomathonNottingham / Derby26.2 kilometres02:43:13CURRENT PB201024
    21/02/2010Great North West Half MarathonBlackpool13.1 miles02:08:2220102319
    07/02/2010Central Lancashire Half MarathonCatforth, Preston13.1 miles02:04:3220102217
    24/01/2010Brass Monkey Half MarathonYork13.1 miles02:05:3120102116
    17/01/20104 Villages Half MarathonHelsby13.1 miles02:05:3520102015

    2009

    Races = 11

    PB = 4

    25/10/2009Great Cumbrian RunCarlisle13.1 miles01:59:3020091914
    11/10/2009Blackpool to Fleetwood 10Blackpool / Fleetwood10 miles01:35:252009182
    20/09/2009Great North RunNewcastle / South Shields13.1 miles02:07:5620091713
    13/09/2009Fleetwood Half MarathonFleetwood13.1 miles01:56:48PB20091612
    16/08/2009Grannys Bay 10Lytham St Annes10 miles01:27:29PB2009151
    14/06/2009Humber Bridge HalfHull13.1 miles02:16:1220091411
    10/05/2009Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10kBlackpool10 kilometres00:51:19PB2009132
    26/04/2009London MarathonLondon26.2 miles04:48:59PB2009121
    28/03/2009Larne Half MarathonLarne, Northern Ireland13.1 miles02:10:3420091110
    22/02/2009Great North West Half MarathonBlackpool13.1 miles02:05:372009109
    18/01/2009Brass Monkey Half MarathonYork13.1 miles02:10:46200998

    2008

    Races = 7

    PB = 5

    19/10/2008Great Cumbrian RunCarlisle13.1 miles02:01:39PB200887
    05/10/2008Great North RunNewcastle / South Shields13.1 miles02:12:23200876
    24/08/2008Fleetwood Half MarathonFleetwood13.1 miles02:06:06PB200865
    29/06/2008Humber Bridge HalfHull13.1 miles02:14:53200854
    26/05/2008London 10,000London10 kilometres00:56:18PB200841
    27/04/2008Blackpool Half MarathonBlackpool13.1 miles02:07:11PB200833
    24/02/2008Great North West Half MarathonBlackpool13.1 miles02:09:05PB200822

    2007

    Races = 1

    PB = 1

    30/09/2018Great North RunNewcastle / South Shields13.1 miles02:13:31PB200711
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