Monthly Archive: April 2013

Apr 20 2013

Big weekend, 23 miles down, 30 to go.


Run 23 miles this morning in absolutely perfect conditions. Was pleasantly cool with a sharp overnight frost just thawing as I set off at 6:10. I decided to try and do the same route as last week, with one exception. I managed to find the correct off-road route down from Waterstock to Great Milton. …

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Apr 17 2013

Blasting away the cob webs – and feeling GREAT!


For 4 months now I’ve been training with longer and longer distances, trying to master conservation, limiting of probablility of injuries and avoiding the inevitable tedium. Some would say this is great mental training for the 100km race which is going to stretch my capabilties in all of these areas. Sometimes when things just seem …

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Apr 11 2013

Fundraising starts today

After a little nudge from Katie at CF trust, I really think that now is the time to start fundraising in earnest, so I sent the note out below to all the people I know. After I finished sending the note out to both of them, I decided to send it to a whole load …

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Apr 07 2013

Week 17 – End of the third-hardest training week

70 miles in a calendar week comes to an end (Monday to sunday that is). I’ve done just under 75 in 7 consecutive days but that’s just a quirk of the training programme. Here’s the breakdown:   Week 17 Mon 1 Apr Tue 2 Apr Wed 3 Apr Thu 4 Apr Fri 5 Apr Sat …

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