Tag Archives: SDW100

SDW100: (up and down) x lots

“Rest – walking is encouraged.” I decided against going for a walk, and am contenting myself with having pottered around at work.  I’ve either escaped DOMS or it’s yet to kick in, but my left knee feels like it could … Continue reading

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Playing catch up

“Rest” I’ve spent the last 36 hours playing catch up.  I’ve caught up on my sleep (15 of the 20 hours between Sunday noon and Monday 8am), I’ve caught up on my eating (crisps, fruit, flapjack, pain au chocolat, and macaroni … Continue reading

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SDW100

“SDW100” Done.  24:34:11 I ache.       

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QE parkrun

“SDW100” Thames Path 100 starts at the really rather reasonable time of 10 o’clock, and is close enough to Richmond and Old Deer Park parkruns that it is possible to squeeze in a sneaky parkrun before the start.  I didn’t, … Continue reading

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Head in the sand

“30 mins easy” I have survived my final run before Saturday, so barring a freak accident, I will be toeing the line in Winchester at 6am.  Pre-race nerves have yet to kick in, but that’s mainly because my mind is … Continue reading

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Jevington Aid Station: SDW100

We opened at 7pm on Saturday and closed at 11am on Sunday.  Our first runner, Mark Perkins, went through at about 7:30pm on his way to a 14 hour and 3 minute finish, and our last runner, Jimmy Hartwell, went through … Continue reading

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Inspirational women

For all my tourism, when I’m feeling a little bit blah about running and in need of a little pick-me-up, it’s hard to beat my home run at Wimbledon.  Especially when it comes complete with four truly inspirational women. First … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at SDW100

I am fascinated with the world of ultra running.  A few years ago, before I started running, a friend of mine signed up for a 40 mile race and I remember thinking that he was completely and utterly mad.  Now, … Continue reading

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Just a quickie

An all out parkrun followed by nine hours at a SDW100 aid station (one of the cushy indoor ones: I’m not stupid!). Didn’t manage sub 25 for the parkrun.  Didn’t even manage sub 26*, but it was my second fastest … Continue reading

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