100 miles – ultra fit

I want to be able to run 100 miles in under 24 hours. There. I have said it. It is out of the bag. 4 years ago I didn’t know that it was even possible to run that far. A marathon seemed impossibly strenuous. Now that I can happily (fairly happily) run a marathon distance…

Joys of Juicing

I bought a juicer at the start of the summer and a high powered blender to go with it. To go with these two lovely pieces of kit I ordered a stack of books on juice recipes from Amazon. I love my two toys but here is a little tip I wish I knew before…

TR24 – Lessons for the Future

With the TR24 a week behind me it is time to look back and see what lessons I can learn for the future. I only ran 43 miles – Boy was I fed up when rain stopped play just 7 laps in. Soaked to the skin and fairly sure that 10 hours in to a…

TR24 2013 Race Report

The Adidas Thunder Run is the Glastonbury of running. When you arrive on the morning of the race you see field after field of tents, port-a-loos and campfires. Instead of stages you have 10km (6.2 miles) of running track looping around the site and through the woods and instead of music fans you have teams…

Happy Birthday Herbifit

Herbifit is one year old this week! It feels like a long time ago that I was laid up with a bad back after an accident, getting bored and frustrated and wondering what to do. This was my answer. The excellent No Meat Athlete was a major inspiration and I would urge anyone who has…

SDW50 2013 – Race Report

And it all started off so well. 200 runners gathered in perfect running conditions on a lovely flat field in Worthing ready to run 50 miles to Eastbourne over the South Downs National Park. Despite the beautiful weather there were a lot of nervous looks to the top of the hills which were already obscured…