Tag Archive | Bogs

Turns out 20 miles is a long way – Craig Bowles reports back from his first Grizzly experience

Turns out 20 miles is a long way – Craig Bowles reports back from his first Grizzly experience

I’d never run 20 miles before and hadn’t really planned on subjecting myself to that kind of sufferfest; the 5 mile-ish Cross Country races were gruelling enough. But last October I started hearing about an event that was mentioned in such revered tones that I had to take a look. At this stage entries had […]

Sarah Alexander shares her journey from Cub to Grizzly

Sarah Alexander shares her journey from Cub to Grizzly

So after completing the Cub 2 years ago and enjoying the experience, I had decided that the Cub was enough for me.  Anyone who knows me well,  knows that I am not a fan of getting dirty, so the thought of wading through mud, knee high bogs and freezing water has never appealed! However, when […]

Living on a prayer on the Stairway to Heaven – Wayne Boardman reports from his debut Grizzly

Living on a prayer on the Stairway to Heaven – Wayne Boardman reports from his debut Grizzly

The Grizzly, a race I’ve heard many SJers talk about over the years. With tales of hills, mud, and more hills and mud, it’s always been a ‘to do’ race for me – and so the 30thanniversary run was the one I would be running. I’m no novice when it comes to running along the […]

A tale of two Grizzlies – Sacha and Max Woods report from the Seaton classic

A tale of two Grizzlies – Sacha and Max Woods report from the Seaton classic

This is the first of our reports from the legendary off-road 20 miler; The Grizzly. They started together on the esplanade in Seaton with the other 2,066 runners but had a very different day out on the Axe Valley trails, bogs, beaches and clifftops…. What an epic weekend. Started off with a really hard pool […]