Fell Running and Navigation

Grit.  Determination.   Endurance.   I possess none of these qualities.

Tarzan

Mediocre Achievements

2019 Lakeland Classics:  tbc

2019 English Champs V50 – 71st.

May 2019 Old County Tops with Tim Culshaw 8h 52 mins

2018 Lakeland Classics: 34th of 57 runners

May 2018 Old County Tops with Jean Powell

2018 English Champs V45 – 67th

2017 English Champs V45 – 71st

11 Sept 2016   Lake District Mountain Trial.  Dodded.

June 2016 Manchester & District Orienteering Club – Countryside Score Rowarth – Winner

2014 Sheldon Race – 15th / 102 Runners
2014 Calton Race – 16th/95 runners
2014 Ben Rinnes Five Tops.   21st / 81 Runners – (2nd English man)

2014 Wasdale.  Dodded.

2014 Vegan Carneddau  Half – AL Race – Winner

2014 Old County Tops – with Tim Culshaw – 37th / 77 Teams
2013 – New Chew Long Score 4 hours Orienteering – 3rd / 36 Runners
2013 Kinder Trial Orienteering – 26th / 124 Runners
Separately I have completed 26 road marathons.

Injuries I Have Enjoyed

September 2019 Pulled calf muscle

October 2016  Ankle tendonitis again – yes, that one, it’s back!

July 2016 Right buttock – sciatic nerve.
May 2016  Right ankle ligament.
Jan to Feb 2016 Psoas aggravation from swimming
2014 Acute chronic achilles insertional tendonitis, right foot.  Courtesy of achieving 12 AL races over 4 months or from car crash.   Injury took 14 months to heal….
June 2014  Near fatal car head on collision crash en route to Grindelford Fell race.   Collision impact transmitted through right foot – hence…

2014-06-20 10.49.20

April 2014  Torn right thigh muscle during Pendle English Champs race.
Jan 2014.  Broken right arm.  During Kinder Trial.  Rescued by John Hewitt.  Finished 37th out of 147 places
2013  Potato head syndrome.  Anaphlyaxis – cause unknown,   1 in 2.5 million chance.   One minute you are very beautiful.  The next moment, this happens to you:

2013-11-23 08.22.12

2006  Broken left shoulder.  Falling out of the bath
2004  Collapsed, crushed meta-tarsal, right foot.  Leisure run on Sandy Heys.
1995  Broken little finger.  Football
1994 Four broken ribs.  Football
1993 Broken left foot.  Football
1992 Broken collar bone.  5 a side football – collided with my own teammate
1984  Broken nose.  Punched by brother.
Most recent injuries have been attended to by Global Therapies Tim Budd / Lynne Taylor who are pretty good at fixing stuff.       www.globaltherapies.com

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