Category Archives: Highland Fling

Lessons learnt from 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

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Highland Fling result

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

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Plans for the Highland Fling

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

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Marshalling at Inversnaid

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

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Double Ben Lomond Run

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

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Planning for the Fling

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

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Highland Fling pb’s updated

I woke really early this morning so decided I might as well get up and up date the Highland Fling pb’s after this year’s race!!  If you download the full spread sheet you can sort by columns and if you’ve … Continue reading

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