Tag Archives: Ultramarathon

Is that not what it’s all about?

  There is history and heritage in this image; a lot of running miles sitting around that fire. Hundreds of ultras, marathons, and trail miles covered – let alone the training runs. But that is not what tonight was about. … Continue reading

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But here’s the thing …..

Last year, 2015,  was a mixed bag. Having seriously injured myself running and cycling within three months of each other (knee in April, shoulder in July) I had three full months of recovery which included my arm being in a … Continue reading

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D33 Ultramarathon and little bit more

So, for the first time since June 2014, I found myself in a running event. I suppose it also came as a surprise that this was my first race over any distance since turning 50 last July (though I was … Continue reading

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A 53 mile Ultramarathon / 66 mile Cycle Sportive Double

Dear Friends On April 25th I will be running the Hoka Highland Fling Ultramarathon (53miles/85km). About 10 hours later in the early hours of the 26th I will be on my bike attempting the Etape Loch Ness Bike race (66 … Continue reading

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Jättelångt 70km Ultramarathon, Sweden. A guest blog by Anders Linder

A few years ago, while running with my stroller carrying my first kid I was training for my first race – Stockholm half marathon. At the same time I was listening to the radio and a guy was talking about … Continue reading

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“Asthmatic runners are like stammerers who sing”

Winter has finally arrived in Sweden. Actually, it’s been here for about a week. Having been home in Scotland for a couple of weeks where temperatures seldom dropped below +5 c, the prospect of a run at -5 c in … Continue reading

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Barefoot Running and Goat Meat

As some of you are aware, in my other life I am a historian working at the moment on a project on maritime history and the role of privateers. It is not often that my love of history and running … Continue reading

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