Author Archives: johnkynaston59

Review of 2019

2019 was definitely a year of two ‘halves’. The first half of the year to the end of May was dominated by training for and running the Dragon’s Back Race through Wales. The second half of the year was disrupted … Continue reading

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Tour de Helvellyn Video Diary

I have made a short video diary of my 2019 Tour de Helvellyn. I hope you enjoy it and gives you a taste of the event.

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Tour de Helvellyn Report

Saturday 21st December 2019 I had wanted to do this race for a few years so decided 2019 was the year. I had been having some issues with my chest in the build-up so hadn’t been able to train as … Continue reading

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Guess My Time – Tour de Helvellyn

Thank you to those who sent in a guess for my latest ultra. I’m heading off to the Lakes soon so I’m posting the guesses now. I had 50 entries with this breakdown sub 10hrs – 17 guesses 10hrs to … Continue reading

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Kilbarchan Club Christmas Handicap Race

I’ve not done our Christmas Handicap Race for 3 years so I decided to run this year. Katrina and Tracey also decided to have a go. The route is a 2.1 mile loop around Johnstone which we run twice making … Continue reading

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Guess My Time – Tour of Helvellyn

My final ultra for 2019 is the 38 mile Tour of Helvellyn on Saturday 21st December 2019. I’ve not done this race before but it one that I’ve been thinking of doing for a few years so decided to enter … Continue reading

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Ben Lomond Loop

My running has been feeling easier with very little discomfort in my chest over the past week or so. I was keen to do one longer run before the Tour of Helvellyn on Saturday 21st December to see how I … Continue reading

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