wannabe ultra runner?

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

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05/10/2012 at 10:30

Daytrekker: Oh, that's funny. And leads to a whole load of other YouTube stuff on untrarunning - lectures, even!

05/10/2012 at 14:39

cragc its a good fit for us Liliput people isnt it?

the shoulder width is much better on me and its much shorter overall on th backpack which is good. it nearly reaches my waist (have a very short bod and the rest of me v long -odd shape) but is far better than the other i had. i agree in that its lovely not to have clips and belts around your waist now  will be trying it out more tomorrow with kit in

p,s loveheart thingy is this : twice  with and ' l ' lowercase in the middle

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05/10/2012 at 14:41

 dont like that one!

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05/10/2012 at 14:42

oo im trying to remember them all.....

05/10/2012 at 14:42

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05/10/2012 at 14:44

05/10/2012 at 15:41

In the spirit of this thread here is my race report of my first 100km. warts and all


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05/10/2012 at 15:55

A post about ultra running!

05/10/2012 at 15:56

Tim , thats a really great and honest report! that picture of you in the dark heading towards the sea is amazing-looks a beautiful place and a good photo! as you say , best to learnt he hard way on a shorter ultra rather than a 100miler. we live and learn, a very well done to you, looked like a very scenic course.

05/10/2012 at 15:57

Tiago, are you trying to say that normally on here we just talk twaddle

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05/10/2012 at 16:34

Nice report and great photos. I've been up visiting that area this week and vowed to go back next year to run the Cleveland way.

05/10/2012 at 17:29
Tiago Hefner 2 wrote (see)



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05/10/2012 at 18:04

Tim, good report. Nice to see the photos.

05/10/2012 at 23:08

just trying out, not sure it's working!!! Now back to read thread


05/10/2012 at 23:09

oh, how exciting! It works! Now to read ...

05/10/2012 at 23:15

LLB and I have been discussing kit ... honest!

Tim - great report, I love the photos, reminds me a little of the Frostbite 50 (without the hideous mud section).  A very honest report and it's these races that teach us all those valuable lessons.  I have become very conscious of how I descend stuff after coming off Conic Hill for the first time on the Fling and also the Northumberland Ultra, 'running' the latter stages of a race with quads that you trashed early on is NOT a pleasant experience ...

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