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: Tour of Skiddaw
For those like me who like to look at the results and see how you did compared to the field I’ve sorted the official results into columns with positions at each checkpoint, leg splits and leg positions. Results with splits … Continue reading
I took lots of photos and video clips of our race on Saturday. I hope it gives you a sense of the race and how much we enjoyed it!
Saturday 23rd August 2014 I think I heard about this race at the Highland Fling in April from Race Director Gaynor Prior and immediately was keen to take part. This year I am running in the Hardmoors Grand Slam which … Continue reading
We had a superb weekend in the Lakes and thoroughly enjoyed the Grand Tour of Skiddaw race yesterday. Katrina & I ran together as a pair under the name ‘Team Kynaston’ We finished the race (measured 46miles on my Suunto) … Continue reading
I decided to have a one week mini taper for the Grand Tour of Skiddaw. So I went for an easy 5 mile run on Tuesday night and another easy 5 mile run this morning before work. I felt fairly … Continue reading
Here is the video from our recce run from Sunday. It will be good for us to look over before the race and hopefully helpful to others planning to do the race.
I always like to do a recce run particularly on a course I’ve not done before so Katrina & I headed down to the Lake District to do a run on the Grand Tour of Skiddaw route. We called in … Continue reading