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RACE REPORT: Glenmore 24 Trail Race 2014 – 12 hour event

Glenmore 24 Trail Race: 12 Hour event 6th September 2014 “You’re only given a little spark of madness. You musn’t lose it!” Robin Williams Distance ran: 51.6 miles (TBC) Placing: TBC I struggled to write about the Glenmore 24 event … Continue reading

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The Inaugural Great Glen Ultra Preview

I’m about 9 hours out from the start of my biggest challenge yet, the 72 mile Great Glen Ultra. This has been my big goal for the year with all of my races so far being, in theory, training runs. … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT: West Highland Way Race 2014

Looking back at my running year so far, it’s amusing to see how the start-of-season shorter ultras which take up the guts of a Saturday, have now morphed in to 4-day long epics. Last weekend the West Highland Way Race … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT: Cateran Trail 55 Ultramarathon 2014

The Cateran Trail 55 Ultramarathon 17th May 2014 13hrs 32min 11sec Position: 57th/61 finishers (7 DNF) Gender: 14th/16 Females The Cateran Trail Ultramarathon is a 55 mile long race ran by the intrepid partnership of George Reid and Karen Donoghue, … Continue reading

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Cateran Countdown

At some point in October last year I decided that it was a good idea to run both the Highland Fling and the Cateran Trail Ultra this Spring. After a bit of dithering I took the advice of some friends … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT: Highland Fling 2014

Hoka Highland Fling 53 Mile Ultramarathon 26th April 2014 Chip time: 13hrs 20m 53s Finish Position: 447th / 566 finishers (57 DNF) Gender: 77th / 130 Females Category: 32nd / 56 Senior Females This time last year I had a … Continue reading

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Hoka Highland Fling 2014 Preview

With 3 days to go until my second attempt at the Hoka Highland Fling, I’m in full on planning mode. Big ultras are superb fun, but they involve such a lot of thought and packing to be prepared for every … Continue reading

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Weeks and Days

A month ago I was recovering from a disappointing D33, and counting down the days ’til our wedding… Three weeks ago I was on a plane somewhere over the Middle East heading for our honeymoon destination. Two weeks ago I … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT – D33 Ultramarathon 2014

D33 Ultramarathon 15th March 2014 5hrs 25 minutes 177th of 306 finishers 35th/83 Females 20th/40 Senior Females. The morning of my third D33 Ultra dawned calm and grey after a very windy night before. I awoke ages before my alarm … Continue reading

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D33 Ultramarathon 2014 – 14 hours to go

Once again my blogging schedule has slipped down the khazi. I suppose it was to be expected really; planning a wedding, training for a season of ultras, and balancing a time-intensive day job and community commitments has been just as … Continue reading

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