ultramarathon training

Ultramarathon Training: Mixing It Up

I’m exhausted today and I’ve just about made it upstairs in time to plug the laptop in before it dies due to lack of battery, and after a break from talking about the training for a few weeks I’m back…

My first ultra: Race to the Stones

My First Ultra

I’ve done it! I’ve just entered my first ultra marathon and I’m so excited. Honestly, I’m like a kid at Christmas and with two young girls in the house and it being nearly Christmas the excitement level in the Gardner…

Comrades Marathon: What goes up, must come down

Comrades Marathon: What goes up, must come down

Comrades Marathon, the world’s oldest and largest ultra marathon run over a distance of approximately 90 km (56 ish miles) between Pietermaritzburg and the coastal city of Durban in South Africa. The direction of the race alternates each year between…