wannabe ultra runner?

share your ambitions/goals/training here on a 'newbie ultra' thread........

5,641 to 5,660 of 7,959 messages
18/10/2012 at 17:26
Aren't I helping now
I can map read and follow directions....
18/10/2012 at 17:28

??????

.....no probs

 

18/10/2012 at 17:30
 

 

ultrarocker wrote (see)
Aren't I helping now
I can map read and follow directions....


of course!! but you may have been roped into the Oceansfloor ultra by that time-the girl wants your help!

Edited: 18/10/2012 at 17:30
18/10/2012 at 17:31

so at Winter Tanners we have

-loulou

-wib

-rocker

-Debs

-Rosemary

-by eck

anyone else?

18/10/2012 at 17:48
Winter tanners is now in the diary after some 'negotiations'. I'm trying to work out when I need to start training for it. I'm doing Abingdon marathon on Sunday and hope to be proper running a few days later. Like many others, my training fits around family responsibilities.
18/10/2012 at 19:29

I think WIB is secretly jealous of my new TNF visor and is following me to all these races in the hope that I keel over and he can pluck it from my still warm body

Actually, how much Lou laughed when she saw it I don't think it will ever see the light of day again - how come Seb Chaigneau can make a white visor look cool, and I look like a prat?!

18/10/2012 at 19:30

Actually, here's a thought WIB - has anyone explained to you there's an OPENING time on the checkpoints at LDWA events as well as a closing time?? You're gonna freeze lad if you're standing around waiting for the people to get there!!

18/10/2012 at 20:02

cheers for the feedback WIB. Think I am going to have to fins a local stockist and try them. The fellcross is supposed to have a wider toe box and lower profile than the speedcross. So better for feeling terrain, not sure if this will help for longer runs though.

WiB
18/10/2012 at 20:10

A visor! I love a visor... I have a compressport one and a Helly Hansen now. Is the TNF one good?

Yep, that is why I tried them on Tim but opted for my trail rocs instead The fellcross do look awesome though.

WiB
18/10/2012 at 20:17

WIB - you can have it if you like, let's just say I was put off by the fact Lou couldn't stand upright for laughing so hard when I put it on....

Seriously, I'll bring it to wherever we both are next..?

18/10/2012 at 20:56

cragc-join us!!!!!!!!!!! please !!! we can wear our Nathan backpacks with pride and you me and rosemary can sport our funky Barbie pink sandwich bagsahem

18/10/2012 at 21:10

Ultrarocker - swap your TNF for a Buff visor then there are limitless ways to look a prat visor, pirate, saharain ....

18/10/2012 at 21:11

*snigger*

18/10/2012 at 21:14
Buff = cool
Buff Visor = wtf were they thinking???
18/10/2012 at 21:16

*goes off to sport ski headband instead*

18/10/2012 at 21:18
It's not THAT cold....yet!
18/10/2012 at 21:38
I don't have a hat. I might need to knit a headband cos my hair gets in the way and my ears get cold.
18/10/2012 at 21:40

get a n arctic headband by eck -i love mine-snuggly warm ears!

18/10/2012 at 21:49
Ooo, are they expensive? I might have exhausted my kit allowance and I still need to persuade Mr by 'eck that going to a spa with my friend is essential for post Abingdon recovery.
18/10/2012 at 21:51

Is anyone else considering the Yorkshire Ultra (aka the Frostbite (mudbath) in January. Phill has persuaded me to consider this as he had to pull out with a bad ankle and wants to complete it this year. I am hoping that Alistair will be joining us again as well. How about cragchick?

I hoping for a lot more frost and a lot less mud! Would be my second attempt at running this 50 mile course and would be good to gauge if I have got any quicker on this route.

Edited: 18/10/2012 at 21:52
Previously bookmarked threads are now visible in "Followed Threads". You can also manage notifications on these threads from the "Forum Settings" section of your profile settings page to prevent being sent an email when a reply is made.
Forum Jump  

RW Forums