It's been a few days now since we completed our ultra and I've had a little time to digest what we actually achieved. I still can't believe that I can say that I'm an ultra runner! It's bonkers! It was an absolutely amazing day, and I don't say that lightly. I thoroughly enjoyed every last… Continue reading We did it! We ran an ultra!
The VOGUM was scheduled for 5 June 2021 but due to Covid restrictions (in Wales an organised outdoor event can only have a maximum of 50 people - there were over 160 runners due to run) the race organisers have had move the race to August. It was really short notice for the postponement as… Continue reading The countdown is on – five days until we run the FAUX-GUM
This weekend was due to be the penultimate weekend ahead of my first ultra marathon. I've done the big miles and put in the effort and was just due to taper for the next couple of weeks until the big day arrived. Only due to COVID the race has had to be postponed by three… Continue reading How do you bounce back when your race has been postponed?
I wasn't feeling my strength session today so I popped on a Joe Wicks dumbbells 30 minute session and cracked on. I'm glad I did as I feel like I achieved something! The DOMS from Sunday was still pretty bad in my calves so it was good to not have to think about what was… Continue reading Strength training – the one where I couldn’t be bothered