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Wk21 – 26.2M Glasgow to Greenock Marathon

Saturday was the second long run of my training for the Clyde  Stride Ultra Marathon.  26 miles… Glasgow to Greenock  along the national cycle network route 75, and I figured I might as well round it up to a marathon distance. … Continue reading

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Lochaber Marathon Summary

First of all, sorry I’ve been away from this for a while.  Now that it’s all over I’ve taken some time out to try and recover and have found myself to be rather quite tired and in need of rest! … Continue reading

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Energy & Hydration for 13.1M & 26.2M

I’ve been considering my plan for energy intake and hydration for the half marathon and marathon I’ll be doing. I’ll of course be taking my water pack with me on both runs… 1 – 1.5 litres of water. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Lochaber Marathon Route

All those hills yesterday got me thinking about the route of the Lochaber Marathon and what I was letting myself in for.  I hadn’t heard much about the elevation of the route – and only assumed, as it’s along a … Continue reading

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I did it. 3:38:34 !

I probably should have written this right after doing the marathon distance … but I was busy trying to make sure I ate and did all the usual things to make sure I recovered! All of my clothes were set … Continue reading

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I’m ready for it…

9 weeks into my attempt at training for the marathon distance and I’ve decided I’m ready for it. I’ve been building up my miles each week/weekend… 12 miles, 14, 16, 18.5, 22 and now I think its time for me … Continue reading

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Marathon or not?

So…. my plan a few weeks ago was to get back into running again and slowly build up – over about 5 weeks to run the half marathon distance. And then again with the remaining weeks of the year. But … Continue reading

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