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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Quick note.

Just thought I’d mention that the four elastic loops on the front of the inov-8 Race Ultra Vest make the perfect location for your race number pins.  Nothing needs stabbing, except the number itself and it can flex while you’re … Continue reading

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Rush Job: part 2

  Raced at Trail Rush.  Enjoyed it.  Brilliant event, well organised and very well marshalled.  Big thanks go out to all involved. As for the race itself and how I felt: Felt tired from the off, but paced it almost … Continue reading

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Nutrition and ultra running

Running an ultra distance is an incredible challenge which creates some nutritional challenges too. I normally advise a low carb diet for the whole population including athletes but when you’re training runs are burning literally thousands of calories, it can … Continue reading

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Rush Job

  I’m in a pickle. Trail Rush is this Sunday and it’s a great course(Sheffield Round Walk).  But I’ve just spent two weeks suffering a viral cold that had me achy and weak, barely moving – let alone running.  I’m … Continue reading

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‘Going Long’, Unexpectedly!

Funny really, I just never occurred to me that one day I would run further then the Marathon distance.  For all the running I have done, it would have been logical to assume I had at some point run further … Continue reading

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