Back on it with longer runs – w.e 23/11/2014

Winter’s certainly drawing in now and there’s little scope to get out early or late without it being pitch black but I need to get back onto the weekly long runs now.

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Developing a little more speed w.e 16/11/2014

The year is starting to wrap up now with only the Frostbite 30 Ultra and Chevin Chase booked in, I’m looking forward to planning for next year.

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Recovering from the White Rose Ultra – w.e 09/11/2014

After my efforts in the White Rose Ultra, I needed a few days off as my quads and glutes felt like they’d been tenderised!

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White Rose Ultra 2014 – Race report

Perhaps my best race performance since I took up running and a 4th place finish faster than last years winning time.

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Taper week w.e 2/11/2014

With the White Rose Ultra on sunday, an easy final week of training instead of winding down completely.

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Fun running w.e 26/10/2014

That’s about it for the lead up to the White Rose Ultra, one easy week left in place of a taper and then some fun racing around Huddersfield.

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Less but more w.e 19/10/2014

Upping the pace feels like it’s leading somewhere positive.

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Running your first ultra

I’ve spent a lot of time learning about running in the last couple of years and there’s one common set of lessons I’d like to share about turning up to your first ultra.

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Easy recovery w.e 5/10/2014

I think I’ve been in need of a rest for some time so the last couple of weeks have been just that.

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Low and slow recovering w.e 28/09/2014

The week before Ladybower 35 my knee played up quite a bit and I was in a fair bit of pain which eased enough to race comfortably but was probably a sign of needing a bit of a rest.

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Taper trouble w.e 21/09/2014

With Ladybower 35 (4th place – race report) on Sunday there wasn’t much to report this week besides some knee trouble that’s appeared from nowhere.

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Ladybower 35 – Race report

I’ve always been fairly confident of hitting my goals when I enter a race but by god did I do a number on myself leading up to the Ladybower ultra.

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Faster than ever! w.e. 14/9/2014

I did it! a new parkrun PB of 17:39 on the back of my last big week before Ladybower.

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Downgrading and refocusing w.e7/9/2014

Another week of decent mileage and effort wrapped up.

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Berghaus Vapour tech shirts

It’s been a little while since I’ve reviewed something but I do like to actually put some decent mileage into a product before I can decide on how it performs. Today it’s the turn of the Berghaus Vapour tech tops.

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