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.
I have now run 52 ultras over the past 14 years including the whw 6 times and you can read all about them, watch my race videos and lots more by using the tabs at the top of the blog.
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Next ultra race …Blacks to the Beacon Ultra (50 miles)March 6, 202150 days to go.
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I was asked by Vuelio to be on their Spotlight of the week Here is the answers I gave to their questions With 51 ultra-races under his belt, 61-year-old running enthusiast John Kynaston knows what it takes to stay motivated. Read today’s … Continue reading
As part of my new job hosting the podcast / YouTube channel ‘Run to the Hills’ my co host Edwina Sutton and I take turns to share a top tip and write a blog post which is posted on the … Continue reading
This will be my first proper ultra of the year after a couple of ‘virtual’ races in the summer. I love the Hardmoors 55 having run it 6 times before. This race was due to be in March but it … Continue reading
During September I continued to train for the Hardmoors 55 and South Downs Way 100. I ran a total of 144.63 miles. Plus I did a fair amount, for me, of cycling as I’ve been taking cycling groups on Monday … Continue reading
In August I ran a total of 147.84 miles and it felt like a ticking over month after the virtual Lakeland 100 at the end of July. It also felt a significant month as I really feel I have turned … Continue reading
Thanks for reading this post whether you are a regular reader or this is your first time clicking on this blog. I started running ultras in 2007 and right from the start I have enjoyed sharing my journey firstly via … Continue reading
In July I ran 206.50 miles with just over half of that total in 7 days as part of the Virtual Lakeland 100 race. All runs in July …. All runs in a graph …. All runs taken from Strava … Continue reading
Thanks to those who sent in a guess for my latest race – virtual Lakeland 100. I started yesterday running 30.36 miles in 7:01:41 and then 10.42 miles in 1:56:39 this morning. So on the virtual course here is where … Continue reading
I enjoyed running the #virtualWHWrace so much I decided to enter the virtual Lakeland 100 race as well. This one is a fair bit tougher (just like the real event!) in that you have to run 105 miles in 7 … Continue reading