Part of the Lavaredo Ultra Trail series, the Cortina Trail is a 48km trail race through the Dolomites with 2,600m elevation gain and descent. It was an absolute pleasure running it this year
Racing self-supported in one of the most inhospitable climates and formidable landscapes: a 250km desert stage race up the Skeleton Coast
The first half of the year was mainly spent working towards passing final exams for medicine and my ‘A’ race: 110km Ultimate Trails in the Lake District; whilst finding commercial sponsors for SPEAR17 and planning all the nutrition for the expedition… I had to be pretty sensible and prioritise medicine, and with the Antarctica Traverse looming, training for the race was going to be a bit different.
A hard end to a hard year. Autumn 100 is a trail race held in the UK based out of Goring & Streatley that takes you along the Thames Path and the Ridgeway national trails. Lets have a quick look at the numbers: 100 miles of fully marked trail 4 x 25 mile spurs 1170m elevation gain 16 fantastic aid stations 73 incredible volunteers –> thank you all SO much for coming out and… Read More
T-3days until Centurion Running’s Autumn 100. My final race for the year. The race where I hope to get the best out of myself. I did my final bit of ‘training’ this evening, a short interval session, and all thats left between now and saturday is some easy commuting on the bike, a short run on thursday, a lot of relaxing, eating, sleeping, stretching and studying. Its been a long and tiring season,… Read More
A simple check-list of what needs to be done during an ultra for it to go well. Run. Eat. Don’t get lost. Easy?