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Weather for the Clyde Stride

As you probably know, 8 weeks ago I entered the Clyde Stride, my first attempt at an ultra marathon distance.  I’d run a few marathon distances and honestly thought I would be ok to train for the Clyde Stride in … Continue reading

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Wk4 Training for 40 mile ultramarathon (updated)

With family commitments and things getting in the way I’m having to amend my training a little… this week I’ll have run 3 times, totalling 46 miles.  I took today off after a hard run yesterday and towards the end … Continue reading

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Specificity of Training

I read this article which has a few good pointers in it for running your first ultramarathon. Today I’m going to look at: Specificity of Training After the long run, the most important aspect in training for an ultramarathon is … Continue reading

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Wk20 – 21.5M training for Clyde Stride

Week 1 long run of training for the Clyde Stride.  Saturday morning and I was really looking forward to my longest run since the marathon about 7 weeks ago. I’d run 16 miles a fortnight ago, and I was planning … Continue reading

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Clyde Stride 40 mile route

Here is the Clyde Stride 40 mile route I will be running on the 16th July: It follows the course of the River Clyde from the centre of Glasgow through Hamilton, Strathclyde Park and Lanark. It passes the attractions of … Continue reading

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