WHW 2016 Lessons Learned

My race report deals with all of the details of the race itself, but what about the lessons, what worked and what didn’t work? Pacing I spent a fair amount of time researching pacing by looking at splits for previous races. In particular I was interested in the splits of those who finished strongly. I… Continue reading WHW 2016 Lessons Learned

Warming Up

I am a great fan of warming up. One of my great frustrations is watching runners who do Parkrun stand around with hands in pockets before setting off for a 5K run and then wonder why it feels hard and why they never quite perform as well as they would like. Same applies to new… Continue reading Warming Up

My my my Delilah

First inkling that my achilles might be starting to feel better came this morning with a haircut. Not a racing haircut, but a running haircut. Its a significant phase in the rehab process. If I can survive a day or two with no adverse reaction to my haircut, I might be able to progress to… Continue reading My my my Delilah

One week to go…

“Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it” – Bill Cosby Shamelessly pinched this from Scott Jurek’s Blog. With just one week to go until the start of the west Highland Way Race and my huge step into the unknown of a 95 mile ultra, it somehow seemed appropriate

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