Tag: ultrarunning

Is running twice a day really madness?

The marathon is finally out of my system and the knee has quit complaining. So it’s time to begin the next phase of training: six run weeks that include a double run day. One or two people have proclaimed this madness that will only end in injury. So are they right; will regularly running twice a day break me? I…

First 75 miles: pace

The first 75 miles: Built for comfort, not for speed?

As Howlin’ Wolf used to sing, I’m built for comfort, not for speed. I’ve run 75 miles since I started this blog. That’s 13 hours and 40 minutes huffing up and down hills and puffing along Hove seafront. Since 30 June, I’ve laced up my trainers on 24 occasions. My pace, averaged out over the course of these runs, has…