A stroke of luck with new kit arriving just in time but with Hardcastle 24 hour race at the weekend, I figured not much running would be the order of the day.
Bit of a weird week all things told, for the first time in as long as I can remember I didn’t really my running and my mojo deserted me.
You’ll probably think from the name that this race involves cake. You’d be right but you have to earn it over 10 miles and 1700ft of climbing.
A fairly low profile easy week this week following last weekends exertions in the Lakes with the Trail Team and with a public speaking commitment and saturday race, not much to report.
A solid enough week of mileage leading up to an incredible weekend up in the Lake District running in the epic fells with the Berghaus Trail Team shortlisted folks.
A little disrupted due to the long easter weekend but nice to finally start getting back into a bit of a routine.
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