Tag Archives: Ultra training

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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Shall I, shan’t I

With the slightly hugely disastrous Ex to Axe my thoughts have turned to the Jurassic 100k which is far too near for my liking. The internal arguments started about whether I should partake or not of this little adventure. I … Continue reading

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Too many miles?

This week was half term, it soon became apparent that I would spend my week taxi-ing Madam to various meeting points with friends so I decided early on to do as much running as I could. By Friday I learnt … Continue reading

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Now for something different

This post contains, whingeing, moaning, possibly swearing and general venting, please feel free to tune out NOW, normal service will be resumed as soon as possible. I am the proud owner of a bunion, ok this might be an exaggeration … Continue reading

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Rollercoaster

Now I love a Rollercoaster. Oh except The Kraken at Sea World Florida, my first and last feet dangling Rollercoaster once was enough, then I made big Madam at 11 years go on it on her own, great parenting! Then … Continue reading

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Doubting Shaz

The Ultra is two weeks away! How did that happen? Saturday after parkrun I headed off to do my third Blackdown Beauty. For those of you who are new readers this is a social run, 18 miles (or 10) mostly … Continue reading

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