Category Archives: Training for an Ultra

The best thing after long run?

Is it when you get a PB Is it the lovely achy tired feeling Is it the guilt free cake consumption  Is it the new bling or tshirt Is it post run healthy glow Is it the sense of achievement  … Continue reading

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Struck Down

Yes dear reader, since Saltmarsh75 I’ve been struck down by a strange affliction that can only be the lesser known “nodesiretorunitus”. The symptoms are Feeling no desire to run! Finding feeble excuses not to run which have included-it’s too windy … Continue reading

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Harrogate parkun

Back in August I was reading a post by Paige in which she mentioned that she was heading to Yorkshire in September from the States. I quickly fired off an email to check it was English Yorkshire, I am not … Continue reading

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Catch Up

Last weekend we had a long weekend in North Devon catching the last bit of the summer holidays before returning to school and work. We did a bit of body boarding, a bit of walking, a bit cider drinking, a … Continue reading

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The Crossing (of Dartmoor)

Firstly let me tell the non local readers about Dartmoor………………. Dartmoor National Park is a vast moorland in the county of Devon, in southwest England. Dartmoor ponies roam its craggy landscape, defined by forests, rivers, wetlands and tors (rock formations). … Continue reading

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New Kit!

Next weekend I am running North Dartmoor to South Dartmoor. This is a bit of a last-minute entry for me and I have decided to do it to practice fuelling, which I feel is something I have not yet mastered … Continue reading

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Training Plans

I usually follow a training plan of sorts, over the years these have taken on different formats Marathon number 1 I followed a plan in Non Runners Guide to Marathon Running- simply the best plan for that first time I … Continue reading

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