race down in Devon. This will give me a taste of ultra running. In the meantime I will be trying to reach an average of 80 miles per week – and I'd love to hear about other people's training. Get involved!James is raising money for the Cardiomyopathy
dunes, camels, epic views and the occasional mirage. My long mileage run this weekend hit a respectable 19.66 (I feel it’s important to include the extra 0.66). It was the last time I’ll get to run with a training partner as we set off on our own quests
!I now have effectively only seven weeks left of training and I’m starting to really get excited. My kit list is slowly building with all the essentials: head torch, sleeping bag, anti-venom pump - yes you read correctly, anti venom pump. I hate spiders
With just days to go now until the race - I fly out to Morocco on Thursday - it is all getting very real!I had some pacing commitments for RW last weekend in Hastings; it saw me pit my wits against the notorious Hastings hill, which was not I was particularly looking forward to g...
I love my food; I just don’t like carrying it, who does? It’s heavy and awkward to the extent that I even hate coming out of Tesco and walking to the car with bags – that’s how much I hate carrying food.Now my problem with the MdS is that part of the running ‘experience’ is that ...
right calf was screaming at me and my ankle was making noises. If it could talk, I would have heard, “F**k you Jamie and your running.”I found myself pondering where I could pull out and how I could get my training partner to pick me up after he
to purchase she kindly let me borrow her sleeping bag. I tested it on for size – see picture, right. It’s as light as a feather and as you can see fits perfectly! For the first time since I started training for the MdS in October I decreased my weekend long
of the marathon. My thought process was as follows – I’m no longer having fun, I had made a schoolboy error of not training on hills, the hard work I put into doing the uphill sections were rewarded with downhill sections so steep I had to bum shuffle down them. I
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