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
Another month of runs, snow, lockdown and progress. Moving forwards with purpose towards my first 100 Mile event in 2021.
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”
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!!
Follow the link below to a great collection of documentaries and short films about some of the most amazing runners and endurance events you could imagine. Some great entertainment if you are finding yourself locked up inside for one reason or another!! http://www.runnersworld.com/runners-stories/a20856267/the-best-running-documentaries/
If you want to have some help finding the right selection of shoes for all the different types of running you could imagine then there’s a good chance that this link might just give you what you need http://www.runnersworld.com/uk/gear/shoes/a776671/best-running-shoes/
I am a massive fan of trail running and this explains some of those reasons that trail running is a great past time. http://www.thefitnesstribe.com/benefits-of-trail-running/
My morning run was the first of the season to begin feeling like Bambi on ice. It can be a tricky challenge to run in freezing conditions and there’s obviously the risk of slips and falls which can cause big problems. This article is a good bit of reading for those of you wanting toContinue reading “Working out how to run in snow and ice”