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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Next ultra race …Virtual Lakeland 100July 20th, 2020
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Category Archives: Review of training
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 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
After Monday’s run as part of the Great Lakeland 3 Day Event I’m in taper mode. I plan to run 4 times before the start of the Dragon’s Back race on Monday 20th May. Thursday 9th May - lunchtime run … Continue reading
A good week with 5 runs. Monday 21st January - Club Fartlek Session The weather was truly awful as we set off at 7.15pm for our club session. Unsurprisingly the numbers were down on such wet and windy night but … Continue reading
Another solid week of getting some miles in with some more ascent. Monday 14th January - Club Fartlek Session 8.12 miles in 1:06:33 Ascent - 226ft The session this week was 6 x 5mins with a 2min recovery. We started … Continue reading
Having run home from work last night I needed to get back in today so I ran a mile to the train station, jumped on the train for 10mins and ran another mile to Bellahouston Leisure Centre. Tonight I went … Continue reading
As I look back on my running in March two events stand out, one that took a second but had repercussions for over four weeks and the second which took almost half a day. The second I fell on Tuesday … Continue reading