Go to February’s update Another month done Some more miles and a month closer to my first 100 miler. This has been the month when the distances got real. Consistent marathon distances and the view of April over the horizon where 20-30 mile runs become 35-45 mile runs. This is big mile territory and whereContinue reading “Finding my First 100 Miler – March update”
motivation can make or break your ability to hit those targets you set yourself.
Goto: January Update So things are getting serious now. Race day in around 7 months. COVID lockdown easing plans published and it looks like things are going to start moving towards something that might resemble life before coronavirus. I think we can all agree that we have looked forward to that time, but we alsoContinue reading “Finding my first 100 Miler – February Update”
Right, this is the bit that fills me with most fear when trying to plan how I am going to get through my first 100 mile event. It seems that nutrition is one of the Ultrarunners biggest challenges. its the single biggest reason why people DNF in 100 mile races. So trying to get thisContinue reading “Finding my first 100 miler – Nutrition”
This is a great video. Anyone wanting to think about running 100 miles the. This is well worth a watch youtube.com/watch
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?”
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”
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/
Want to run an ultra marathon? In 16 weeks, this training plan will get you ready to run 50 miles. — Read on http://www.runnersworld.com/uk/training/ultra/a774983/16-week-50-mile-ultra-marathon-training-schedule/
2020 will be the first time I aim to beat 3:30 in a marathon. I have a target time, I have a planned race and I have training plan. Let the journey begin!!