Category Archives: Running posts

Race Result: Emma & Tom’s Christmas Run (yes, I know – it has been a while)

Have I stopped running???? No! However, as this blog was originally dedicated to my journey towards my first ultra marathon (and yes, there will be more, just not every year), it seemed that after my recovery week, it should wind … Continue reading

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Week 29: recovery

In the past I have often had my only injuries in the recovery period following a run. This has included putting my back out, hurting my knee, hip out of alignment…the list goes on. It has taken a number of … Continue reading

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Week 28: ultra marathon part 2 – success

You will always be The one I remember To give my thanks to For my success – Christina Aguilera Today I officially ran 50kms. Unofficially I ran 52.94kms, but more on that later. In this much anticipated post I want … Continue reading

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Week 28: ultra marathon part 1 – the night before

(written on Sat night while out at dinner) It’s funny how completely rational and intelligent people hang onto superstitions. For example, the night before a long run or a race I always eat pasta (lasagne or spaghetti bolognese) or moussaka. … Continue reading

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Week 27: challenge

This week marked the end of the month of July. A pretty awesome month in general. I will blog separately with a month in review. Of significance during July was a special challenge. The “July Challenge” was held within a … Continue reading

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Week 26: tapering

Don’t hurry. Don’t worry. You’re only here for a short visit. So don’t forget to stop and smell the roses. Walter Hagen Wow. Week 26. Out of my 28 week training schedule. SERIOUSLY??? It has been 182 days of training … Continue reading

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Eat Travel Run: Dubai 2

Back in Dubai for a couple of relaxing days before heading home. It was an interesting time to be in town with Ramadan being on and the considerations around that as a tourist and as a runner. Eat When I … Continue reading

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