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Dragon’s Back Training – Summary of 19 weeks

I like to have a plan when I’m training for a big challenge like the Dragon’s Back. For this event I knew I had to do lots of ascent so set myself the challenge of doing at least 5,000ft a … Continue reading

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LOVEultras 049 Dragon’s Back 1 week to go

With a week to go to the 2019 Berghaus Dragon’s Back I talk about what I’m going to think about on each day as a motivation to get me to the finish in my latest LOVEultras vlogs. 

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Dragon’s Back Training Week 18

After Monday’s run as part of the Great Lakeland 3 Day Event I’m in taper mode. I plan to run 4 times before the start of the Dragon’s Back race on Monday 20th May. Thursday 9th May – lunchtime run … Continue reading

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Guess My Time – Dragon’s Back

My big race (in every way!) is starting on Monday 20th May and covers over 195 miles in 5 days. The Dragon’s Back race starts at Conway Castle, North Wales and finishes at Llandeillo, South Wales. I have been preparing … Continue reading

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Silva Great Lakeland 3 Day Video Diary

I took lots of video clips over the weekend and put them together. Hopefully it will give you a good sense of what the event is like.

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Silva Great Lakeland 3 Day Event Report

Saturday 4th May to Monday 6th May 2019 I heard about this event a couple of months ago as it is organised by Ourea Events who also are in charge of the Dragon’s Back (DB). It was suggested that it … Continue reading

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Dragon’s Back Training Week 17

This will be my final week of training before a two week taper leading into the Dragon’s Back. I planned a couple of sessions Monday and Wednesday before taking part in the Silva Great Lakeland 3 day event. I purposefully … Continue reading

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