Finding my first 100 miler – Hydration

We all need to drink. There I said it. Though I think we already might have worked this out. When you’re a runner you need to make sure you maintain hydration. Now this isn’t any special news to anyone, but I think we often underestimate the importance. I for sure haven’t really though enough aboutContinue reading “Finding my first 100 miler – Hydration”

Motivated?

Oh blimey. I think of myself as a motivated person but at 5:15 when my alarm starts it’s infernal beeping I really question it. What am I actually trying to prove to anyone, including myself! I’ve proven I know how to walk fast or run – whatever you wish to call it. I’ve proven I’mContinue reading “Motivated?”

Finding my first 100 miler – November Update

Click this for my previous blog post! Week 7 complete and November nearly out. Training so far has been fine.  Still feels like the calm before the storm.  Its noticeable that there are few rest days, but the 3 weeks hard effort and 1-week recovery is working out well. The slow start in October following the RunContinue reading “Finding my first 100 miler – November Update”

Nike React Infinity Run

Another shoe in the armoury is the Nike React Infinity Run. A super cushioned shoe for those easy runs. With the first 120 miles now logged, what are my thoughts? So first thing first, they are the flyknit upper from Nike. not the usual tongue and upper. Firstly I thought this wouldn’t work for me.Continue reading “Nike React Infinity Run”

Finding my first 100 miler

2021 will see my taking on my first 100 mile race. I’m keeping a training blog until race day. Follow my ups and downs, challenges and successes and come along on the journey with me.

Running with anxiety or depression

It’s not new but it really is a life saver for many people. Running can be a really effect way to manage mental health conditions. This is worth a read. 👍 http://www.runnersworld.com/health-injuries/a18807336/running-anxiety-depression/

Inov8 TerraUltra G270 – The first 100 miles

Firstly, these are one of the first times I’ve bought ‘new’. This was bought on the day of release and I paid the full price. Not my normal way, I’ll normally go for a previous model at a cheaper price. But with these the improvements were really key for me and I felt if IContinue reading “Inov8 TerraUltra G270 – The first 100 miles”