Category Archives: Lessons learnt

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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Lessons learnt from Great Glen Ultra

I’m interested to see how long it will take me to recover from this race. I felt it took me at least 5 weeks after the Hardmoors 160 to feel I had any spring in my legs and even by … Continue reading

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Lessons learnt from Hardmoors 160

I’m running again which is goo news. I ran 5 miles with Katrina on Monday and then another 6 miles today at lunchtime.  I plan another easy run on Friday and then I’m running the Castle of Mey 10k on … Continue reading

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Lessons learnt from Hardmoors 55

At lunch time today I went out for my first run since Saturday. I probably could have run yesterday but I was keen to have 3 days off to recover. I was really pleased with how my legs felt.  I … Continue reading

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Lessons learnt from White Rose Ultra

I’ve had a couple of easy recovery runs this week and feel my legs and feet have recovered well. I was very sore on Monday but from Tuesday onwards felt better and better. On Friday I had the privilege of … Continue reading

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Lessons learnt from Lakeland 100

I always find it helpful to review my races and write down some thoughts on what went right and what went wrong so I can learn for the future and hopefully not make the same mistake again though I’ve been … Continue reading

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Lessons learnt from Cateran 55

I had my first recovery run today after work. I wore my heart rate strap and made sure I kept my HR below 130. My legs felt surprisingly good but I didn’t push it!! My little toe is a little … Continue reading

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