Leave the Road & Run
A collection of 22 posts
Taffy 55 Ultra 2023
Tackling the Taff Trail as a team
Taffy 55 Kit Breakdown
A deep (and super nerdy!) dive into the gear & nutrition I'll be carrying for the Taffy Trail Ultra
Gower 50 Ultra 2022 Race Report
Third bash at completing a 50 miler, this time on the gorgeous Gower peninsula
Summer Green Man 2022 Race Report
Round two of my nemesis, my original DNF, and a strong desire to get a buckle.
The EDDUM 2022 Race Report
49 miles of hurt
Race to the Tower 2022 Race Report
Cotswolds, hills, more hills and a DNF...
Getting Into Ultra Running
Breaking some misconceptions around ultra events & how to start training for one
VOGUM 2022 Race Report
How things went along 40 miles of the Wales Coastal Path
Winter Green Man 2022 Race Report
Write up of the 46 muddy, mucky, gorgeous miles along the Community Forest Path
Winter Green Man Ultra - One Week Left!
How all the training & preparation for the big day has gone
Ultra Stretching the Garmin Forerunner Battery Life
Getting the most juice out of a Forerunner watch for an ultra marathon event
2022 Training Plan & Events
Kicking off the new year with a new plan and list of events
Green Man Ultra Race Report - #2 Attempt Finish
How it went on a 2nd attempt of the Summer Green Man Ultra course, after last times disastrous DNF
Green Man Ultra Race Report - DNF
After 4 months of training, solid weekly mileage and sensible tapering, how did it all go so wrong on the big day?
Beechenhurst or Bust - 53km Race Report
Breakdown of how my longest run & the peak of the Green Man training plan went.
10 Weeks to Go! Ultra Training Status
8 weeks into the training plan and things are getting serious!
Ultra Training Week 4 Retrospective
How things have been going on the fourth week of training for the Summer Green Man Ultra
Ultra Training Week 3 Retrospective
Training Breakdown * Monday - Rest day * Tuesday - 6k base run * Wednesday - 10k base run * Thursday - 5k base run * Friday - Rest day * Saturday - 20k long run * Sunday - Active recovery - 8k walk Thoughts & Challenges First Cutback Week First time I've ever had a cutback week
Ultra Training Week 2 Retrospective
How things are going two weeks into the training plan
Ultra Training Week 1 Retrospective
Thoughts and challenges from the first week of training for the Summer Green Man Ultra.
Training Plan for the Summer Green Man Ultra
A training plan to help me get over the 45 mile finish line in one piece, hopefully without too much crawling.
The Barkley Marathons 2021
What the bleeding heck are the Barkley Marathons and why are so many people intrigued by them?
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