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

Posted: 28/07/2016 at 19:00
Lee , have you managed to recce any of CW yet ??

Why do people do Ultras?

Posted: 12/07/2016 at 21:49
Was that Cotswold way by any chance ?

Why do people do Ultras?

Posted: 12/07/2016 at 21:48

Why do people do Ultras?

Posted: 11/07/2016 at 08:17
I'd say recovery time is always an individual thing , no matter what the distance

Why do people do Ultras?

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 11:47
Yes of course they do . All ultra runners are extremely slow & can never run fast . Totally ludicrous idea. We might as well all stop now .

I think that's what you might as well have put as your original post and been done with it . !
In fact why don't you go the whole hog and declare ultra running events a graveyard for knackered runners . I'm sure it'll go down a treat .

Perhaps , just perhaps you should be a bit more careful about your generalisations in future .

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
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Race to the stones 2016

kit or route , newbie or experienced , training or logistics .. Discuss it all here on this years RTTS thread :) 
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perfect scenic trail ?.. :)  
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share your ambitions/goals/training here on a 'newbie ultra' thread........ 
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Good Luck to VLM runners.......

HOope you have a great day! 
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name on my run gear!

does anyone know anywhere to get this done? 
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sexy girl runners club anyone?

(well ok, guys can join too) 
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nice autumnal run, whos in? 
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could it be a hot one again?? 
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petite size ladies running gear!

where the heck from?!!!! 
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Portfolio Property Cotswold Classic 10

sounds scenic 
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enjoy blenheim scenery again anyone? 
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come on averyone...a good cause indeed 
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Thame CPM 10K

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