Battered on Windy Hill Fell Race
Legs & lungs burning, I turned through the gate on my right, looking forward to some respite, a pick up in speed and settling into the rhythm of some undulating fells. Instead I struggled to catch any breath as the 75kmh+ wind hit me head on – distorting my face as I tried to push […] Keep reading »
Ultra supreme: Louise Greenwood runner interview
Soaking wet, utterly miserable and about to be hit by a blizzard! That was Louise Greenwood on the recent Devon Coast to Coast. Getting through such lows plus the amazing camaraderie of ultra runners is why she loves it so much. Read on! This runner interview is a gem. Really hope you enjoy it […] Keep reading »
WTF a DNF?!
I pulled over just before the timing mat at 3k, ambled behind a tree and retched repeatedly. Between 2-3k I hadn’t even been running hard – fact was I couldn’t. I heard one of the marshals shout something like “over here…stomach!” and was then asked if I was okay and kindly given water by the […] Keep reading »