It was cold, dark and damp, as Elvira ran me back to pick up the trail at Abereiddy for a 6.30 start on day five. I was genuinely very cold as I climbed back up to the high ground of the trail. The terrain was still very hilly, as I made my way round slowly… Continue reading Running the Pembrokeshire Coastal path – Episode 4: Sunshine at last.
Day three began exactly as day two had finished – the usual torrential rain. We got up early and I was determined to make the most of the first good night’s rest so far to make substantial progress today. Admittedly I had woken up in the middle of the night with another attack of claustrophobia… Continue reading Running the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path – Episode 3: The long hard slog to Abereiddy.
I set off shuffling along the path at the start of day two, aware that this would be the toughest, loneliest part of the whole trail. You can tell how remote it is by looking at the map – there are just no roads going anywhere near the coastline on this part, no kind of… Continue reading Running the Pembrokeshire coastal Path Episode 2 -How do you run on this?
A crazy idea is born! June 2016. I spent 5 days in Pembrokeshire in Castlemartin. During this time I explored the local segments of the coastal path and was astounded by the beauty of it. The whole area was so quiet, peaceful and unspoilt (apart from occasional gunfire from the military firing range nearby!).… Continue reading Running the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, 2016. Episode 1-This is Insane!