Tag Archives: ultramarathon

Glasgow to Greenock route

I’m planning roughly a 26 mile training route this weekend – from Glasgow to Greenock along the national cycle network route 75. I’ve done Glasgow to Paisley along the old railway route a few times and I’ve done some in … 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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Mashed Potato, Oat and Honey mix

Ok, so I read somewhere that runners who do Ultra marathons tend to rely on actual food to fuel their runs, instead of just gels and energy drinks (like I have done for training for and completing marathon distances). As … Continue reading

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Listening to my body

So this week was week 1 of training for the Clyde Stride Ultramarathon . I had 4 runs planned: a 4.3 mile steady run, an 8 mile easy run, an 8 mile speed workout and a 20 mile long run along … Continue reading

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Wk20 – 9.1M Pollock Park wi Gill

On Wednesday of this week I was meant to do an 8 mile speed workout: 1 mile steady, 1 mile fast, but the 2500m swim on Tuesday night wiped me out. The whole of Wednesday I was knackered and the … 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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