The inaugural 13 Valleys Ultra. 185km. 7000m elevation. 6pm start. 2nd female. Only 26 finishers. As some of you will know, I’ve been training for the 13 Valleys Ultra for four months and it’s safe to say that recently, it’s consumed every aspect of my life. From pacing spreadsheets to kit lists, I’ve fully immersed…Continue reading 13 Valleys Ultra
The King Alfred’s Way When Cycling UK announced their new route, the King Alfred’s Way, there was much excitement amongst the cycling community. Even amongst our own friends, we heard of more and more people taking on the circular bikepacking route. Not one to miss out on a challenge, Mum and I had decided to…Continue reading The King Alfred’s Way on touring bikes
Last Sunday I attempted to run my first marathon and what a whirlwind of an adventure it was. It was a month ago I signed up to my first 26.2 miles. I’d never ran more than a half marathon before (and that was only once) so to double the distance in what was meant to…Continue reading My first marathon: The big event!
Marathon training this week felt a bit tiresome and it wasn’t just because I got lost on the trails! Like last week, I did much less than usual but I felt more tired and a bit deflated. My motivation was low. Midweek I met my brother Hugo for coffee and a doughnut in Hideout Coffee.…Continue reading Marathon Training week 3/6: Getting lost on the trails!