Tag: lakeland 50

It’s taken a while for me to get this one down ‘on paper’ as I’ve found it incredibly difficult to put into words just how good the entire weekend was and what it meant to me. It was a life changer, you may laugh or snigger thinking Stuart’s gone a bit soft in his old age but that’s how it still feels, over two months later… Montane Lakeland 50, Ultimate Tour of the Lake District, UTLD 50, no matter how many different ways you write it down, the LL50 (miles)…

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With just under 2 weeks to go until my longest ever race, the Lakeland 50, apart from a few recent blips in the long runs (I’ve sorted them now) things have gone well and as it’s long overdue (again) I thought it time to put down some notes on my preparations and what I’ve done for the past 3 months. Running Well obviously I’ve been doing a fair bit of running with the weekend back to backs gradually increasing in length until they reached 12 miles on day one and…

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It’s been a while since I wrote anything of substance, I’ve just not ‘felt’ it for one reason or another but I thought it was about time I got off my proverbial ass and made some notes about my up and coming run and how I’m preparing for it. Since I started trail running I’ve always had the thought that in my fiftieth year I’d like to have a go at the Lakeland 50, it seemed so far away and almost unreachable until a couple of years ago I did…

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