I was invited by John Kynaston as a novice ultra-runner to participate as part of his regular podcast series following my 6 month training schedule in the build up to the West Highland Way race (a 95mile single stage footrace from Glasgow to Fort William).
6. June – post race
My race summary with John, 3 days after finishing in 33 hours and 5 mins.
5. June 2018
Final interview, 1 week to go and thinking about the what I am exited about and worried about. Touching on my last blog post addressing unfounded expectations and dealing in reality as I hit taper.
4. May 2018
Reflecting on my training and what I took away from the Highland Fling 53mile race the previous week. Thinking now about kit, times and addressing niggles.
3. April 2018
A review of training and racing so far including 34mile run on the course as part of the Highland Fling training camp.
2. February 2018
My training so far, the highs and lows and beginning to build my support crew. I am at 1hr19 ish.
1. January 2018
I introduce myself, my goals and motivation for the race and outline some training goals. 15min30.