The Peak District Challenge

Later this month we’re pleased to be volunteering with the team at The Peak District Challenge, an ultra hiking and running event across some of the most striking scenery in the Peaks. We wanted to share the challenge with you in a blog and up to the 21st of September you can follow the event […]

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The Ultramarathon Diaries, Week 6: Route Planning with the OS App

The Ultramarathon Diaries: Week 6 Hi, I’m Millie and I’m going to try to run an ultramarathon. The ultramarathon diaries follow my journey from a sometimes runner to an ultra-athlete (just kidding) over a year and a bit – join me won’t you? Wahoo! After a two week break from running I’m back on track […]

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The Ultramarathon Diaries: Week 4

The Ultramarathon Diaries: Week 4 Hi, I’m Millie and I’m going to try to run an ultramarathon. The ultramarathon diaries follow my journey from a sometimes runner to an ultra-athlete (just kidding) over a year and an bit – join me won’t you? Last week was a week of highs, I got my new shoes […]

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The Ultramarathon Diaries: Week 2

It’s the third week in July and it’s hot. Like, very hot. I took the day off on Tuesday to spend time with at home and ended up doing my first unfamiliar run around the Three Shires Head. It was 8 miles, around 28C and I don’t think I’ve ever sweated so much in my life. Suffice to say I was reaaally glad about buying my new little running backpack last week to carry water with me.

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The Ultramarathon Diaries: Week 1

In the last blog post I talked about my relationship between running and body confidence which has been a big barrier for me. In this post I start my training diaries. I’m not sure what format this will take and I imagine it’ll change each week based on what I’m focusing on or having problems with.

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The Ultramarathon Diaries: Body Image and Running

The Ultramarathon Diaries: Body Image & Running Hi, I’m Millie and I’m going to try to run an ultramarathon. The Ultramarathon Diaries follow my journey from a sometimes runner to an ultra-athlete (Jk, or something near) over a year and a bit – join me won’t you? Body Image and Running I wanted to talk […]

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The Ultramarathon Diaries: The Beginning

Hi, I’m Millie and I’m going to be keeping a diary of my life & training to get ready for my first Ultra Marathon. So welcome to The Ultramarathon diaries: the beginning.

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