Category Archives: Ultramarathon

Highland Fling 2012

Someone searched today on ‘Lorn Pearson Highland Fling’ and got to my blog… well… it took place yesterday (Saturday 28th April) but I didn’t do it. I decided that the D33 was the Ultramarathon for me to have done and … Continue reading

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Carbo Loading: Are you doing it right?

I thought I’d get this together for a good friend of mine Cris who is running the London marathon this weekend.  If you are reading this Cris… (or if you are anyone doing the London marathon this weekend)… good luck!  🙂  … Continue reading

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A change in direction for me

Here goes… I’m going to change direction a little bit and thought I’d write down a few of the reasons for this change and let you know what I’m thinking. Here were my plans for the training for the Highland … Continue reading

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My goals for the D33: Tick! + some tips!

On Saturday the 17th March 2012, I completed my first official Ultramarathon.  The D33 went really well for me, almost exactly to plan and I think I ran the race of my life. Below is an update of (how well) … Continue reading

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I’ve entered a few more races…

Ok…. so I’ve just entered two 2012 races in two days now… I think I better get a grip.  😉  (Add to that the Barrathon I entered last week, and that’s 3 races in less than one week I’ve entered!) … Continue reading

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Wk5 – 26.2M Gleniffer Braes and Pollok Park

Yesterday I had a feeling today might be another day where I got lost, and I wasn’t wrong. I say lost, I was only really lost for about a mile or so… and only had to ask for help / … Continue reading

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First long run of 2012 on the West Highland Way

I’m doing my first long run on the West Highland Way on Saturday.  The weather isn’t meant to be too nice (maybe rain, 6-7’C), however I plan to run the first bit on my own from Rowardennan, then I’m going to … Continue reading

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Top 10 ways to Improve Your Trail Running

This weekend will see my first trail run on the West Highland Way this year, in preparation for the 53 mile Highland Fling Ultramarathon in April.  I’ve mentioned before that I’ve found trail running to be very different to road … Continue reading

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Wk1 – 17.3M hilly in the wind and rain with ja

I had planned on doing about 20 mile this weekend, but when the opportunity to run less distance over hills with Julie Ann came along I thought that would be a good idea. We ended up doing just over 17 … Continue reading

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Training Plan Wk1

This week is the first week of my training for the Highland Fling.  It’s been a week off work up to now (I’m back to work on Thursday morning… boooooo – but at least it’s only for two days).  I’ve … Continue reading

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