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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Category Archives: Training plans
Today, Saturday 28th March 2020, I should be running my first ultra of the year – Hardmoors 55. My first three ultras in March, May and June have all been cancelled and I’m waiting to hear whether the 6 day … Continue reading
Obviously we are in a very difficult and unprecedented time at the moment. There is so much uncertainty with our lives and very little the same. Personally I will be working from home with some days working in schools that … 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
My next ultra is just over a month away so I have given myself a 6 week plan to prepare for the race. The Dragon’s Back race is now over 3 months ago and I do feel it has taken … Continue reading
A few weeks ago I posted my plans for the next few weeks. Here is an update on my road back from injury. MRI scan I had the scan on my sore ankle on Thursday 2nd November at the Royal … Continue reading
I’m still not able to run and for a few weeks recently I wasn’t doing much exercise at all and decided I might as well eat a bit more and not worry about my weight. Last weekend Katrina and I … Continue reading
I’ve been meaning to post my training plan for the 8 weeks between the Highland Fling and the West Highland Way. After the Fling I had 5 days completely off. I probably could have run earlier but my ankle (ligaments) … Continue reading
Between now and the West Highland Way Race I have planned 3 weekends of longer runs. I love the fact that they take a fair bit of planning and organising. Here are my plans for those training weekends. Saturday 28th … Continue reading
Now the new year is under way I like to plan out my training for my ultras. For 2017 I have entered three races so far and hopefully I’ll get a place in two others. The details are on the … Continue reading