The time is nigh! The 29th edition of Marathon Des Sables will kick off in the Sahara desert on Sunday 6th April, with me and hubby, Dion taking part and aiming to have the race and time of our lives. Joining 1077 other participants, we will be undertaking an epic adventure to ‘run’ 160 odd … Continue reading Pre Marathon Des Sables – the final preparations
Today was to be the final taper before our first ultra, but alas it was not meant to be! We pushed on from Manchester to Holyhead, after hearing the statement at 10am that the event was going ahead. It was a tough old trip, dangerous driving which completely sapped the energy, we would have been … Continue reading Marathon effort, no mileage Day 18 Janathon
Time to taper! A perfect running day, crisp, or should I say bloody cold, and sunny, no wind....just perfect! Late start at work so headed out at 9.30 for a gentle (small steps, can't afford an injury) 4.5 mile run out through Fog Lane Park. And that's all for the day, I hate tapering!