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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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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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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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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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Thinking about running an ultramarathon?

Thinking about doing an ultra marathon? 8 weeks ago I decided I was going to enter an ultramarathon. I did think it might be a tall order, but after having completed the training for the marathon in April and completing … Continue reading

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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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Wk21 – 10.25M hilly Pollock Park

Wednesday night and I had a slightly hilly 10 miles around Pollock Park planned.  I’ve realised I prefer running in the morning – getting it out of the way, so I don’t put it off… but 10 miles (1:20) is … Continue reading

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