Here's a piece that I wrote for Run ABC for the June/August 2015 publication about getting into ultra running which might interest some of my readers. I hadn’t heard of ultra running as I started my first ever marathon on the streets of my city of birth Amsterdam in 2010. As I was slowly churning … Continue reading Running Hard – Going That Little Bit Further
My first DNFAfter training hard the week before with 123 miles ran I was feeling pretty invincible to say the least. Well I was in my head in any case but my legs seem to tell a different story which was to play out later in the week. I had felt OK but knowing I … Continue reading Endurance Life – Coastal Trail Series – Northumberland Ultra 35.7 miles
After a false start on 19th January when I was supposed to be running the Endurance Life http://www.endurancelife.com Coastal Trail Series Anglesey Ultra, but this got cancelled due to the snow, I finally made it to the start line of my first Ultra with hubby in tow. 34 miles around the North York Moors. Of … Continue reading I am an Ultra Runner! And so is Dion!
Thank goodness my hubby suggested putting on my jacket for the morning run commute to work, I think I have been deceived by our recent mild weather and looking outside at 6.30am, it looked aok, but heading out it was absolutely freezing! A great run though, I was warm enough in my gear for the … Continue reading Ass Kicked Day 10 Janathon