Ultra. Going to the extreme, achieving something ‘beyond’; in this case, a traditional marathon. I gave in to the allure of the ultra-marathon distance in autumn.
On Sunday 4th of October was the 6th running of the Chester Marathon. I was attempting my 8th Marathon. I have run Chester before back in 2012.
The Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games will return to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on 24th of July. Two days of Diamond League action take place at the home of athletics from the 2012 Olympic Games.
“Always on the 9th June” is the tag line of the Blaydon Race, in homage to the lyrics of the famous Geordie folk song which the race takes its name from.
And so the final push was upon me. Just 25 miles remained between me and my goal of 100 miles in 30 days.