I set up this blog (Oct 06) to record my training and thoughts in preparing for the 2007 WHW Race – a 95 mile ultra race from Milngavie to Fort William.
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During the Easter holidays I’m running a sports club in one of my schools and it was good to see a good number coming along today despite the rain which continues to fall.
I left my bike at school and ran home in the rain. The White Cart River was really full and completely covered the pathway under the bridge meaning I had very wet feet. Anyway a good steady run home.
I mentioned a week or so ago that Stuart Mills has started a blog and already he has encouraged his readers to think differently about pacing which has been really helpful.
Today he responded to my comment from Friday about whether I should consider upping my weekly average by comparing his yearly totals with mine and drawing some conclusions. Well worth a read and I really appreciate Stuart’s input. It feels like I have my own personal coach!!
Mike Mason sent me a link to his photos from the recent Hardmoors race.
Here is one of me at Kildale (42miles) ….
7.34miles in 58mins 41secs (8.00pace)