Bit of a mixed week with the Calderdale Hike being a 22 mile DNF, I know at least what sort of races I want to do.
Around this time last year, I forlornly stood outside my house at 5am waiting for a pre-booked taxi that never arrived to take me to Huddersfield station and on to London for the Torq trail team selection day. Continue reading
I have to keep double checking the results page, it (correctly) says I came joint 3rd place in a 40 mile Ultramarathon!
With the 40 miles of The Oldham Way Ultra looming on sunday, I went for a no frills easy week of jogging offroad to keep my legs turning over.
No real chance of any running other than a glimpse of what running at 5500ft altitude and a sharp climb does to the lungs while on holiday.
The Grizzly wiped me out more than I’d ever considered it would do so it’s been a couple of jogs and that’s it really.
Without a doubt the toughest race I’ve run yet, the Grizzly lived up to its name and fearsome reputation.
So this was the week I’d been building up to since November. The Grizzly Race was upon us.