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Jun 26, 2019

Only three days now till the Royal Double Ultra. I’m scaling down my running so that I’m reasonably fresh for the event, although I don’t taper these days like I used to do for shorter races in the past. I’m …Continue reading


Jun 23, 2019

I’ve followed up last week’s 140 km with another 120 km this week, so I should be reasonably well prepared for next week’s Royal Double Ultra. I spent yesterday cycling around Berry, including the ascent of Berry Mountain. I haven’t …Continue reading


Jun 20, 2019

Another good of week of training so far, with 84 km by Thursday morning. While I still won’t be at my best next week for the Royal Double Ultra, I should at least be able to give a reasonable account …Continue reading


Jun 17, 2019

With a total of 140 km of running, last week was my biggest since the Big Red Run two years ago. And it was all pretty reasonable quality running, so I was very pleased with the week. There’s only twelve …Continue reading


Jun 14, 2019

This has been my best training week for at least two years. I’ve already covered 120 km and it’s only Friday morning. Not only has the volume been high, but the pace has been faster than I’ve been averaging for …Continue reading