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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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Highland Fling Ultra Training Plan

I’ve set up my training plan for the Highland Fling which takes place on the 28th April 2012.  (A 53 mile multi-terrain ultra run along the West Highland Way from Milngavie to Tyndrum.) I’ll have around 16 – 17 weeks to … Continue reading

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I’ve entered the Highland Fling Ultramarathon!

Ok, so after much deliberation… I’ve finally entered the Highland Fling Ultramarathon: a 53 mile run from Milngavie to Tyndrum along the West Highland Way. It takes place at the end of April so after Christmas I’ll have around 16-17 … Continue reading

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The end of my Winter Ultra Run Challenge…how has it gone?

It is coming to the end of my Winter Ultra Run Challenge, where I was going to test myself (and my training plan) to see if I thought I could run the 53 miles that is the Highland Fling from … Continue reading

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Decision nearly made… :-)

Last week I wrote about my decision as to whether or not I was going to enter Highland Fling: a 53 mile ultra marathon from Milngavie to Tyndrum.  I said that I’d probably decide after my long run up the East … Continue reading

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Winter Ultra Run Challenge

Mid to late October 2011 and I was about 3 weeks into my original ‘Ultra Challenge?‘ training plan where I was going to aim train to run 50 miles from Glasgow to Inverarnan.  Here’s the plan I had: My Winter Ultra Run … 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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Wk3 Training for 40 mile ultramarathon

Last week I managed to get all of my planned runs in ans especially enjoyed the long run on Saturday: Glasgow to Greenock.  This week is to be a quieter recovery week with less miles.  I feel fine after the … 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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