Category Archives: ultra

Lakeland Recce day five

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Lakeland Recce day four

Plus some sheeps for Andy B

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Lakeland Recce day three

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Lakeland Recce day two

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Lakeland Recce day one

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Tring parkrun and Wendover Woods 50

I must not enter Wendover Woods 50. I must not enter Wendover Woods 50. I must not enter Wendover Woods 50. I must not enter Wendover Woods 50. Yesterday, I headed to the track to run an all out 5k.  … Continue reading

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Bonus miles

Rumour has it that you can’t call yourself an ultrarunner until you’ve perfected the art of navigation, or rather until you’ve run an ultra’s worth of in-race bonus miles.  Why settle for the measly 50 miles offered by the race … Continue reading

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Mandatory kit lists – a rant

There are lots of things to consider when you choose a race: the date; the location; the distance; the price; the medal; the reputation of the organiser; race reports; the size; the surface; the aid stations; and the profile. For … Continue reading

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Wimbledon parkrun

I had a plan.  Northala Fields parkrun followed by a walk along the Grand Union Canal to spot Country to Capital running ultra runners.  Then I looked at the weather forecast and decided that there was a significant risk that … Continue reading

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Autumn 100 race report

This is about draft eight of my race report.  The others are lying around, in various stages of completeness, abandoned because they’re too long or so dull that I’ve lost the will to write them.  For me, Autumn 100 was … Continue reading

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