Fourth marathon of 2017 and another visit to the cross-country trails, a maiden run at the South Downs Trail Marathon. As with my previous three runs, one being an ultra, I was expecting another tough course however this time it was made harder being one of the hottest days of the year and, unknown to…
Several road marathons and half marathons done, I started to look for a new challenge to push myself that bit further.
It’s been a couple of months since we last blogged so here is a winter running round-up of activity since our last race in November, from sparkly new kit, Seville Marathon training, trail running in New Zealand and the UK, and trying our ‘legs’ at Turbo Training.
Yesterday we ventured into the Surrey Hills for our first trail run which saw us 90% gushing about the scenery and 10% being lost. We both loved it and are going to make it a regular thing but it got us thinking about how we should better prepare ourselves for trail running.