Entries tagged with “Trail Running”

Book Review: 50 Races to Run Before You Die

Book Review: 50 Races to Run Before You Die

50 Races to Run Before You Die : Book Review - Tobias Mews collection of 50 races he has run, from iconic road runs through to brutal mountain ultras.

Book Review: Finding Gobi

Book Review: Finding Gobi

In 2016, Dion Leonard, a seasoned ultramarathon runner, unexpectedly stumbled across a little stray dog while competing in a gruelling 155 mile race across the Gobi Desert. The lovable pup, who earned the name ‘Gobi’, proved that what she lacked in size, she more than made up for in heart, as she went step for step with Dion over the treacherous Tian Shan Mountains, managing to keep pace with him for nearly 80 miles.

Coast to Coast 2017 - Finish or bust!

Coast to Coast 2017

Coast to Coast 2017 - Finish or bust!

This is my next journey - taking on 100+ miles of running, cycling, kayaking and hiking across the highlands of Scotland. Time out limits are set for each stage, and I've failed once already, I think this is my biggest challenge yet!

Coast to Coast 2017 - One Month to Go!

Coast to Coast 2017

Coast to Coast 2017 - One Month to Go!

This is my next journey - taking on 100+ miles of running, cycling, kayaking and hiking across the highlands of Scotland. Time out limits are set for each stage, and I've failed once already, I think this is my biggest challenge yet!

Coast to Coast 2017 - Race Day..

Coast to Coast 2017

Coast to Coast 2017 - Race Day..

This was my main journey for 2017 - taking on 100+ miles of running, cycling, kayaking and hiking across the highlands of Scotland. Time out limits are set for each stage, and I've failed once already, so I think this is my biggest challenge yet!

October 2017 - #runeveryday 31 days of my life

October 2017 - #runeveryday 31 days of my life

#runeveryday is a challenge to honour the english runner, olympian Ron Hill who recorded a daily run, every day for 50 years + !!! I decided to give myself the challenge for a month - and it turned out to be a really interesting time!

October 2019 - #runeveryday

October 2019 - #runeveryday

#runeveryday is a challenge to honour the english runner, olympian Ron Hill who recorded a daily run, every day for 50 years + !!! I decided to repeat the challenge I first did in October 2017 - again it turned out to be a really interesting time!

Race to the Stones - Analysis

Conquering an Ultra

Race to the Stones - Analysis

Race to the Stones - Race Report

Conquering an Ultra

Race to the Stones - Race Report

Race to the Stones is a 100km ultra marathon that starts in Berkshire and runs west along the Ridgeway to Avebury stones. The race can be run, jogged or walked and can be done as one continuous run, over 2 days of 50km each or each half can be raced separately.

Race to The Stones - Weeks 1-3 Training

Conquering an Ultra

Race to The Stones - Weeks 1-3 Training

I've entered Race to The Stones in July 2019 - a 100km trail run that I am taking on over 2 days. I'm using the official training plan as the basis for my run, and this is my weekly blog on progress.

Race to The Stones - Weeks 4-11

Conquering an Ultra

Race to The Stones - Weeks 4-11

I've entered Race to The Stones in July 2019 - a 100km trail run that I am taking on over 2 days. I'm using the official training plan as the basis for my run, and this is my blog on progress.

Ultra Tour of Arran - Training Plan Update

Ultra Tour of Arran - Training Plan Update

The Ultra Tour of Arran is planned for April 2021.. This is the summary of my training plan for the first 4 weeks of a 20 week plan..

UTA is Postponed

UTA is Postponed

The Ultra Tour of Arran WAS planned for April 2021 and I was following a 20 week training plan. This is the ongoing blog of that journey...

You've signed up for what??

Conquering an Ultra

You've signed up for what??

Race to The Stones.... I'd heard about it, read about it, but pretty much dismissed the idea. Too old, too injury prone, too long, too hot.. So I signed up.. this is the start of my journey to the 2018 race.