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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Another good run at lunch time today. It had been raining most of the morning and I expected/anticipated getting soaked but when I ran there was only a light drizzle so that was fine. I wore my calf guards today … Continue reading
We arrived back home this afternoon after staying a couple of nights with Dave and Tracey in Keswick. I interviewed Dave for the next whw podcast. I know it’s not about the whw but it is well worth listening to. … Continue reading
Thanks so much for everyone who send messages over the weekend. Dave and I really enjoyed our runs. Dave had a stormer finishing 10th in 25Hrs 52mins 24secs. I finished 82nd in 34hrs 33mins 59scs. Full report and video to … Continue reading
The race is now less than 24hrs away. Just one more sleep and maybe a doze tomorrow afternoon. Thanks to those who have sent in a guess for my little competition. It keeps me happy anyway. I had a total … Continue reading
Final day at work today before a week off for the race. I have been given a couple of tickets for the Olympic Women’s Football at Hampden so Katrina & I are off to watch USA v France at 5pm. … Continue reading
I wanted to do my final easy run today but we have a team meeting all day and then I’m through to Edinburgh for a whw committee meeting tonight so the only time was early morning. So I was up … Continue reading
Before a big race I like to do a dress rehearsal with the kit I’ll be wearing on the day. So this morning Katrina & I went up the Gleniffer Braes and ran just over 7miles in the morning mist … Continue reading
Another easy run at lunch time today. I made sure I ran nice and steady and spent the time thinking about where I’ll be this time next week. The Lakeland 100 race is just over a week away and my … Continue reading
The Lakeland 100 race is rapidly getting closer and I thought it was about time I shared my goals for the race. After last year’s whw race I initially decided to have an easier year in 2012 and do a … Continue reading