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Why do people do Ultras?

Posted: 08/06/2016 at 18:22
David - that sounds like heaven ! Perfect day

Why do people do Ultras?

Posted: 03/06/2016 at 20:21
I'd like to think that when I'm
Old , grey & not moving fast ( more than I am now that I'll be able to think " I did that - I ran 30,40,50,100 miles " and my daughter can tell her children " grandma ran 100 miles that day "... And they might just think me a little bit cool

Why do people do Ultras?

Posted: 02/06/2016 at 22:43
Good luck at Northants ultra Hanksta

Why do people do Ultras?

Posted: 02/06/2016 at 20:04
I totally agree with David
It's a whole experience that has you thinking , replaying , remembering and good memories . It's a journey almost , and yes there are good & not so good parts but probably for a lot of us it's that part of the challenge we like ... Pulling ourselves out of the slumps , pushing on and getting to the next aid station that makes it the challenge .
Half marathons & marathons pass by too quickly , almost no interaction with other runners , everyone chasing Pbs & milliseconds ... I did only 2 HMs & 3 marathons but was almost disappointed when it finished & was over !

Why do people do Ultras?

Posted: 02/06/2016 at 19:53
Ultras , as with other distances bring with it their own community . Sometimes people just find a niche , a group , a distance that they are happy with & want to remain at . Others want to push the boundaries and explore physical limits, challenges , terrains , places .
I think some people just have a natural curiosity that makes them want to go beyond each step they reach ..., I include myself in that bracket .
My start in running was never a planned one , it was a simple 5 mile charity run but somewhere in that run I found it was something I enjoyed along with the need to know just how far I could go.
Once I got to ultra distance and trail it was a whole new place I found myself being part of and it suited me . Along with the enjoyment of the trails I see and the people I've met the feeling of pushing your body beyond once what you never thought you'd see yourself do is a damn good feeling

Anyone running and of the Centurion Running 50's 2016?

Posted: 25/05/2016 at 17:19
Yes I'll be getting to wendover too to recce

Anyone running and of the Centurion Running 50's 2016?

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 18:19
I was happy with my time as I know what a killer it is & my aim is just to get through all these 50s for the slam
Halfway there guys !

Anyone running and of the Centurion Running 50's 2016?

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 18:17
Hey guys ! Glad to see we all made it back here !
Jamie , sorry to hear you dropped it's a tough old trail & sounds like you were in great position at that point too. As said though people do under estimate how hard the second half is . I don't have the speed to hang on to anything fast for that long so I'm always happy to take the back . I got to Boxhill by 4:35 which was what I wanted as I knew I'd get slower after Reigate . I was through 43 miles in 9:40ish but those last few miles are long & slow - but no cows this year in the way so that was cool!
I finished just behind you Lee in 11:35 , was a fab day though & I love that trail

Anyone running and of the Centurion Running 50's 2016?

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 20:29
My legs have recovered just from Sdw , recent runs have felt sluggish & work stress hasn't helped ! Aiming to just have a nice day on the trail & finish comfortably as I have done previous years
Weather looking ok guys so hopefully not needing jackets on / off / on/ off as at Sdw !

Anyone running and of the Centurion Running 50's 2016?

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 20:27
Lee Roi , I have my hesdtircg packed ! ????????
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