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 40 ultras over the past ten 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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Category Archives: Highland Fling
I find it is always good to do a post on lessons I have learnt from an ultra race. So before the race drifts into history I thought I would jot down some key lessons. These are in no particular … Continue reading
I completed my 8th Highland Fling yesterday in 10:38:50. Full report to come but basically I felt I did the best I could on the day and was happy with my run. The Guess My Time competition was won by … Continue reading
My first ultra of the year is just 5 days away as I type this on Monday evening. So that’s 5 sleeps or more likely 4 and a half! The race starts at 6am so I plan to get up … Continue reading
I have run the previous 7 Highland Flings but this year I opted to do the Hardmoors Grand Slam. I still wanted to be involved in this great race so Katrina & I offered our services to Race Director John … Continue reading
A few weeks ago Jonny suggested that we should do a double Ben Lomond as it would be good training for our quads. This week worked out a good time for me to do it with the Hardmoors 110 just … Continue reading
Today I ran at lunchtime. Another easy 5mile run. I felt a bit better today and definitely feel ready for Saturday’s race. One of the things I really enjoy about ultra races is the build up and preparation. I know … Continue reading