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Dragon’s Back plan

I’m almost packed and ready to go. I drive down this afternoon to Wrexham where I will stay with my sister and husband tonight before heading to Conwy tomorrow in time for registration opening at 12noon. You can follow my … Continue reading

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Following the Dragon’s Back Race

One of the things I love about these long races is the ability to follow friends as they do them in real time via the gps tracker. This time it is my turn so if you want to be a … Continue reading

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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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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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Dragon’s Back Training Week 3

A good week with 5 runs. Monday 21st January – Club Fartlek Session The weather was truly awful as we set off at 7.15pm for our club session. Unsurprisingly the numbers were down on such wet and windy night but … Continue reading

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Dragon’s Back Training Week 2

Another solid week of getting some miles in with some more ascent. Monday 14th January – Club Fartlek Session 8.12 miles in 1:06:33 Ascent – 226ft The session this week was 6 x 5mins with a 2min recovery. We started … Continue reading

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