My thought process for my first Ultra has been: I'm going to want my phone with me anyway, so I can just use the Strava app on my phone and bring a small power bar too.
Do you need it to be a watch?
When's the race, folks? I'll try to pop to Saltaire (13mi short of Leeds) for some support at a rough time when two or three of you may pass!
Echo the above statement. My marathon training took my 5k PB from 20:54 to 20:20 in three weeks.
You'll now have a fantastic stamina base ready to be built on with speed sessions. Keep the LSRs up to a degree to keep that level and add in your tempo/interval sessions. It'll soon come down.
I had a problem with my ITB last January. It was at the outside of my knees. I used a stretch from Running Well and that cleared it up a treat. Use that now pre-runs and I've *touches wood* not had a problem since.
What: 22-mins gentle treadmill session.
Why: Just warming my legs back up after post-marathon rest period.
Lyrics: Unfortunately yes. Song was once played eight times in a three hour pub shift I worked. Fun!
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