Tag Archives: marathon training

Mud, Hills and Adventures

In the three weeks since the Great Glen Ultra I have kept myself very busy, both in and out of my running shoes. Oddly I haven’t suffered anywhere near as much fatigue as after the Cateran Trail 55 in May, … Continue reading

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5 tips for Budding Ultramarathoners

I’ve had this post written in my drafts for nearly a year now; building on it, adjusting it, finally finding the right time to post it. We’re now in the middle of the second month of the year, which means … Continue reading

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2013 – A Year in Review

With 2013 coming to an end, like many of you I am looking back at the calendar and trying to work out where the time went. The last 12 months feels like it has flown by quicker than ever before … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT – Moray Marathon 2013

Moray Marathon 1st September 2013 Gun time: 3hr 58m 30s Position: 94th/160 Gender: 15th/36 Category: 6th/15 Marathon number four. Marathon number two of 2013 and my first concerted attempt to achieve the coveted ‘Sub 4′ time. After executing Hal Higdon’s … Continue reading

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Countdown to the Moray Marathon

Marathon number four and my first attempt at a sub-four hour time is now quickly approaching. At the time of typing I have approximately 21 hours until the starter’s horn and I couldn’t feel more prepared and ready! This is … Continue reading

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Two Week Taper

All of a sudden it’s only two and a bit weeks until the Moray Marathon! How did that happen?! I arrived back from Budapest having not ran a step since my run in Glen Doll – as expected it was … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT: Ballater 10 Miler 2013

Deeside Runners Ballater 10 miler  28th July 2013  Gun time: 1hr 25min 11sec – NEW PB! Finish position: 105th/165 Female finishers: 21st/63 Senior female finishers: 13th/28 The Ballater 10 mile race was my first 10 miler when I ran it two years ago. … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT: Dundee Half Marathon 2013

Dundee Half Marathon  21st July 2013 Gun Time: 1hr 55m 18s – NEW PB! 351st Place (out of 755 finishers) Back in 2011, the Dundee Half Marathon was my second half marathon which I ran just two weeks after my … Continue reading

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Sub – 4 Marathon Training Update

I’m half way through my marathon training and looking over the blog in the last couple of months recently made me realise that the content I’ve been posting has been mainly race reports. During the training for my first marathon … Continue reading

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RedWineRunner and the big SUB 4

In three years of running, I’ve ran three marathons; Loch Ness 2011, Moray 2012 and Paris 2013. I’ve consistently taken time off my personal best each time I’ve crossed the finishing line from my first, injured time of 5hrs 12m … Continue reading

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