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Dragons Back Race 2021 - 60 days on.

Two months have passed since I ' toe'd the line' on the 2021 Montane Dragons Back race. I thought I might update how the past 60 days...

Big Sky Sunday Run

10 miles social run today to the walls of Framlingham Castle across the fields, paths and byways of Suffolk. Great fun and great company.

Trail Marathon Success

27 June 21 We attended our first organised event in 15 months! The Orwell Challenge Marathon and 1/2 Marathon held in Suffolk. Fran...

Ultra done and dusted

16 October 2020 32.5 miles with EnduranceLife Events My first Ultra. I trained for about 3 months for this event gradually building the...

First Ultra Race Entered

33.5 miles . That's how far I'll be running on the 25th October 2020. In context about 7 miles than my furthest ever run (Marathon at...

Hill repeats

Hill Repeats Hill Training! Why bother? Hills are tiring... Whats the point? Hills build power and muscle. They make you lift your knee...

Pacing

Why is pacing a vital skill for any runner? Studies have shown that running any event too quickly in the first few miles significantly...

Tempo Run

Tempo Run this morning What is tempo running all about? There seems to be loads of definitions. I work on trying to maintain a pace over...

Cooper Test

Cooper Test. What is that I hear you cry. At its most simple level it is a test of how far you can run in 12 minutes. It's a great...

Wet Pyramid session

Morning Pyramid session In the rain🌧 1 mile out, 1-2-3-4-3-2-1 minute efforts, 1 mile back. Pyramids are a great form of speed work....

Recovery Runs

16 June 20 10km Recovery run this morning. After a hard run session on Sunday I've had sore calves. Commonly called DOMs-Delayed onset...

Marathon day

31 May 2020 MARATHON DAY Today is Marathon day. THE AIM: Complete 26.2 miles quicker than 4hr 4mins – my previous time from Orwell last...

Marathon approaching fast

20 May Another 5km, a pattern forming? 23:45. recorded in Strava a hard effort , didn't enjoy it at all although I've no idea why! 21 May...

Challenges and poor planning

13 May Club +ve mind -ve split Challenge Another week another club challenge. This one tricky for me. I hate picking up pace as a run...

Pain and a bit more pain

22 April Post the long run I had a few days off. Ankles still sore, hurts to touch around the knuckle area. Decide a short local run is...

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