My name is Giles Thurston and I have what some describe as an unnatural obsession with long running adventures. Ultrarun.in charts my progress through the sports of trail, mountain and ultra running - my training, racing and general thoughts on the subject and the kit we use.

North Downs Way 50 Booked!

My 2015 race calendar is starting to take shape, having just booked my place on the North Downs Way 50.  I’ve heard great things about Centurion Running and their races, so am really looking forward to taking part next year. The North Downs Way 50 gives 2 UTMB qualification points.  I am also hoping to take part in the Stour Valley Path 100km in the summer for another 2…

Welcome and Introductions!

Welcome to my new website Ultrarun.in, where I plan to chart my exploits as an ultra runner, trail runner and multi-sport athlete and coach. Before we start, it would be rude not to introduce myself and provide a little background on who I am and how I ended up in this sport, so here goes! My name is Giles Thurston,…

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