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 52 ultras over the past 14 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: Lakes in a Day
I took some video clips on the day. The video lasts 11mins 45secs. Enjoy!
I always find it very interesting to work out how I did in each leg win comparison to the field so I took the stats from the live link and with a bit of work produced my normal spread sheet … Continue reading
Saturday 8th October 2016 The ‘Lakes in a Day’ ultra was my fifth and final ultra of 2016 and I was really looking forward to it. When I was looking for another race to do at the end of my … Continue reading
I’m not long home after a great weekend in the Lake District running the ‘Lakes in a Day’ ultra. Full race report to come but in summary I finished 32nd in 13:09:06. The two winners of my ‘Guess My Time’ … Continue reading
Just two sleeps to go before the Lakes in a Day ultra! Thanks for everyone who has sent in a guess. I have 33. Here is the full list … The quickest was sent by race organiser James Thurlow and … Continue reading
I’ve run my final two easy runs on Monday and tonight (Wednesday). That gives me two days of no running before Saturday’s race. I’m heading down to the finish at Cartmell after work on Friday and sleeping in my comfy … Continue reading
I’ve not done this race before and haven’t been able to recce the course as planned so it’s always harder to work out some splits but using previous races and strava I’ve been able to put together a plan! Here … Continue reading