Daily Archives: May 27, 2011

Born to Run – by Christopher McDougall

When I was on holiday recently, I read the following book: Born to Run, by Christopher McDougall.  I found it a little hard to get into for the first few chapters, but after a while it got really good.  This … Continue reading

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Mashed Potato, Oat and Honey mix

Ok, so I read somewhere that runners who do Ultra marathons tend to rely on actual food to fuel their runs, instead of just gels and energy drinks (like I have done for training for and completing marathon distances). As … Continue reading

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Listening to my body

So this week was week 1 of training for the Clyde Stride Ultramarathon . I had 4 runs planned: a 4.3 mile steady run, an 8 mile easy run, an 8 mile speed workout and a 20 mile long run along … Continue reading

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The Extra Mile – by Pam Reed

I don’t tend to have the time or inclination to read many books, unless they’re books about training or how to manuals which you can dip in and out of… but as I was going on holiday for a week, … Continue reading

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