I’m conscious that I haven’t posted for a while and people keep asking me how the training’s going, and whether I got over my motivational hump. I’m happy to report that any blip in enthusiasm is a dim and distant memory. My four-pronged attack of … Continue reading Preparing for my first ultra-marathon, and taper-madness
A story about a bitter personal rivalry
Everything was going swimmingly and then… bleurgh
This week I got an inkling as to what I’m up against…
How I look after my feet will likely decide whether I finish Marathon des Sables or not.
Inspired by Rich Roll’s book Finding Ultra where he talks about slowing down your training runs to build aerobic fitness, I have been experimenting with heart rate zone training…
So how do you train for 6 back to back marathons across the Sahara Desert in temperatures of 50 degrees?