Tag Archive: programme

Mar 08 2015

Week 16 summary – last light week before the real work!

Week 16 summary

So, end of Week 16. Just over ten miles up on the distance as I’m trying to make up (slightly) for all the runs missed at the start of the programme. What I’m slightly more pleased about is that I’ve not missed a training run since New Years Eve. 5 runs a week, all weeks …

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Mar 01 2015

Week 15 summary – 72 miles

Week 15 summary

End of a pretty tough week with a Friday, Saturday, Sunday combination of 12, 18 and 26 miles respectively. Here’s the summary:   The 26 miles on Sunday was relatively straight forward and achieved it in just over 4 h 40 min. Just for reflection, that 30 minutes faster then I did my first marathon. …

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Nov 04 2012

My 100km training programme

After much research, I have finally struck on a good balance of commitment and toughness and a programme that I think is achievable. With 29 weeks to go now, 6 months training should be OK to make the transition from marathon to ultra-distances. The simple text version is below, or you can download the full …

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Oct 26 2012

Research into an ultramarathon training programme

I was pleasantly surprised to find plenty of information about potential training programmes if you’re intending to do an ultramarathon for the first time. I started off with RunnersWorld ultimate ultramarathon programme, which assumes that you can run a marathon when you start training. having done Abingdon Marathon (UK) only a week ago, i think …

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