I say go for it as long as you are fit and healthy
January 2012 right?
Committed preparation, a realistic target and judicious use of run-walk should see you right
Maybe a 50km event between now and then to get a feel for the challenge?
It is eminently doable.
I had not done anything longer than a half marathon when I successfully took on my first ultra. My friend (who also had not done more than a half) was then emboldened to try the same experiment with the same result.
Just go for it.
I will give you a warning.
You will get a lot of people who have never ran an ultra talking down your chances of doing it. They mean well but they are really not helpful.
Only listen to people who have actually done an ultra, as they will be a lot more positive and have a much more realistic idea of whats involved.
Did some one call me?
I've done a few Ultras from 30 miles up to 100 plus loads of three and five days back to back events but i'm still a bit of a novice but if i can help i will.
The first thing you have to do is get yourself a good name but with a twist. Then you have got to use your craziest thought wave band to visualize your distance. Then fill your mind with self belief and work out your plan. Then go for it ! You can do whatever you put your mind to.
just keep smiling and have Fun.
better late than never.
glad you could make it waccy
it would be fair to say that I have certainly fallen in love with the long run since this!
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