Archive | June, 2013

69 miles = One Little Blister. That’ll do.

June 25, 2013

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Before the race, and as a group, we planned ahead and tried to account for any risk which might occur.  We covered spare trainers and socks, tape and plasters for blisters, appropriate clothing for weather fluctuations, food supplies and what we could eat and run on, hydration, taking it easy on day 1 so that […]

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Changing the Challenge

June 5, 2013

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< Previous running post Before taking on the challenge of training for an ultra, I don’t think I fully appreciated the difference between the challenge of doing a ‘normal’ marathon, and running an ultra.  I guess you never really think beyond the marathon unless you need to.  The multiple day ultra is an entirely different beast. […]

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