Tag: Isle of Wight Challenge

Letting go of a bad race.

When you have trained for months on end, clocking up hundreds of miles to prepare for race day and ironed out numerous issues with kit en route – the last thing you want is for the race to not go as planned. There is…

The Isle Of Wight Challenge

When I signed up for the Isle of Wight Challenge with Ultra Challenges I never imagined anything but reaching the finish line. From the minute I committed to the challenge, the training began. Pre Christmas saw me racking up the mileage alone, then as…

New Year Training Plan

The dust has now settled on the New Year celebrations and like most, I am carrying just a little “holiday weight” that is quite frankly unwelcome. So there is no time like the present to get moving, get back into action and to get…

Training Walk: 6 miles in Epping Forest

A few months ago, as I signed up to the Isle of Wight Challenge (the big one planned in for 2018), I was told something that I did not quite believe. “Just because you can run, don’t assume you can walk.” I did not…

Winter Walking

Though we are technically in the Autumnal season, the temperature has dropped so significantly in the last few days you cannot help but think it’s already Winter. And with the Winter months comes the planning. The planning for the New Year, the new training…