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 51 ultras over the past thirteen 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 …Hardmoors 55October 24th, 202010 hours to go.
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Category Archives: Ben Lomond run
I wanted to do one more quality week of training cumulating in a double Ben Lomond run on Saturday. Then I have a two week taper building up to the Brecon Beacons 10 peaks on Saturday 10th September. Monday – … Continue reading
Another key week in my build up to the Brecon Beacons 10 peaks race. Three different session this week … Monday – Club Fartlek session We had a better turn out this week including a new runner who is keen … Continue reading
With my next ultra four weeks away this week and next will be key weeks in my build up to the race. Next Saturday I’m planning a run around the Arrocher Alps route which will give me four Munros. This … Continue reading
The latest update on my hand is that it is getting better and I had the stitches out today which was good news. It is looking a lot better now but will leave a spectacular scar! I didn’t run on … Continue reading
I wanted to have three more quality runs plus a parkrun before a taper week for the Hardmoors 55 which is a week on Saturday. Monday – Club Fartlek Session The session was 6 x 5mins with a 2 min … Continue reading
On my plan for these few weeks I had my double Ben Lomond for next week but it made more sense to do it this week as it’s half term. Even though I’m in work it was easier to get … Continue reading
Quick summary of my last two runs before we head off to Liverpool for the weekend. Wednesday – easy lunch time run I was able to run at lunchtime and did almost 6 miles around Pollok Park in slight drizzle … Continue reading
Last night was such a contrast to last week weather wise. Last week the cloud base was half way up the Ben whereas last night it was such a clear night and the views from the top where superb. I … Continue reading
On Tuesday night after work I went for an easy 5 mile run. It had to be easy as my calves were burning from Monday night’s fartlek session! I find it amazing how specific running is. Over the past 6 … Continue reading