Monthly Archives: March 2012

RACE REPORT: D33 Ultramarathon

17th March 2012 – D33 Ultramarathon 5hrs 56mins 48 secs 160th/192 finishers 18th in age group, 44th female (out of 59) 5:50am, the alarm goes off, my eyes pop open and I immediately sit up and look out of the … Continue reading

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I am an Ultramarathoner

D33 Ultramarathon 17th March 2012 5hrs 56 mins 48s Race report forthcoming…

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Belief, not barriers

When this post goes live at 9am on Friday morning, I will be entering the last 24 hours before the start of my first Ultramarathon. To say I’m nervous would be accurate, but I think the major nerves have passed … Continue reading

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D33 Ultra: Final Race Preperations

LESS THAN 48 HOURS TO GO! This is a quick brief post about my race plan for Saturday; for information, for future reference and also for those who might be wondering about the logistics of what goes on in a … Continue reading

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D33 Ultra – Training week 9 – Taper week 2

It is quite shocking to be writing this final training post – the last 10 weeks have flown by and I can’t believe that there are only 4 days until the race now. This week will consist of yoga tonight, … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT – Arbroath Smokies Ladies 10 Mile Race

ARBROATH SMOKIES 10 MILE LADIES RACE – 4TH MARCH 2012 1hr 42 mins 5 secs 288th out of 333 starters After feeling so ragged and run down the day before I was quite apprehensive about how I was going to … Continue reading

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D33 Ultra – Training Week 8 – Taper Week 1

Week one of my three week taper is now out of the way and as many people are now beginning to remind me…the race is less than two weeks away! This week’s ‘training’ didn’t go quite as planned but there … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT – Devilla Forest 15k

DEVILLA FOREST 15K TRAIL RACE – 26/02/12 OFFICIAL TIME: 1HR 29M 59S 302nd/354 finisher, 43rd in age group NewRunnerNiall and I decided to do this race on a bit of a whim after a twitter friend of mine suggested it … Continue reading

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