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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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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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January Training

…And all of a sudden, it was February! Who else is baffled that a month of the year is gone already?! I’ve been so busy at work, at home, and in training that the weeks have slipped by at an … Continue reading

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Red Wine Runner and 2014

We are now two weeks into 2014, so I reckon it’s about time I announced my goals for the year and the races that I have signed up for. Each year, like most runners, I have a think about what … 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: West Highland Way Race 2013

It’s 1230am on midsummer’s eve, in a car park outside a railway station in Milngavie. A man stands half way up an embankment in a yellow jacket with a microphone, addressing the crowd before him. They hang on his every … Continue reading

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Recovery from the Highland Fling

When I ran the 53 mile Hoka Highland Fling Ultramarathon 12 days ago, I did a lot of things for the first time. It was a wondrous day full of achievements but by the time my weary head hit the … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT: Hoka Highland Fling 2013

┬áHoka Highland Fling 27th April 2013 Chip time: 13hr 06min 19s Finish position: 315th/416 Finishers (47 DNF) Gender: 53rd /75 Females Category: 28th/31 Senior Females So this was it. The big one. My Spring ‘A’ race and the main focus … Continue reading

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