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.
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Category Archives: Ochils Ultra
I made a video diary of my run at the Ochil 50 ultra on Saturday 28th September 2019. It lasts 11mins 26 secs
Saturday 28th September 2019 This 50 mile race was my 50th ultra which felt a nice symmetry. My training had gone fairly well over the past 8 weeks since I ran the Devil o’ the Highlands. The main concern I … Continue reading
I really enjoyed the Ochil 50 on Saturday. We had superb weather all day though it was very wet and boggy underfoot in lots of places! I finished 44th (out of 59 finishers) and 3rd M60 (but there were only … Continue reading
Thank you to the 44 friends and family who entered my latest “Guess My Time’ Competition for the Ochil 50 miler which starts at 7am on Saturday 28th September 2019. If you want to follow the race there is a … Continue reading
Week four of my training plan went okay …. I still feel I’m struggling with my running. I keep hoping that everything will click back into place and I’ll feel as though I’m running strongly but it is still to … Continue reading
Week 3 of my training block for the Ochils Ultra went okay. I still feel as though my running is harder work than I would like it to be but I do feel I’m getting stronger and faster but maybe … Continue reading
Week two of my training plan for the Ochil Ultra has gone well. After weeks of feeling sluggish when I ran I felt I turned a corner this week and had a bit more of a spring to my step. … Continue reading