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the dreaded “i” word. Wish I knew less about this.

Ultratrail: and so the fun begins…..

So the Zugspitze-Supertrail 68.8k trail race is starting from our little village on 28th June 2012.  The opportunity to do an ultra- trail marathon leaving almost from our door is too tempting an opportunity to miss. 8 weeks to go … Continue reading

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keep running down that hill…..

Running downhill is something I always thought I was good at- then I moved to the Alps.  These mountains punish poor technique with sore knees and weeks without running. It’s also pretty frustrating to run past someone who is panting … Continue reading

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Although I sit typing with a packet of frozen berries for company I’m still feeling quite upbeat.  I set out for an hours’ run and after 20 minutes realised that I was getting ahead of myself and should be aiming … Continue reading

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Slow progress: injury rehab through running

Slow progress but progress indeed.  35 minutes around the fishing lake with moderate success.  Didn’t have to stop and no pain. It’s always tempting to rush the recovery after a lay off but experience has taught me that increasing very … Continue reading

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recovering from ultra trail race

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My bloody knees are buggered since the Karwendelmarsch 2 1/2 weeks ago. (see http://www.karwendelmarsch.info/en/) if you fancy doing the same to yours next year. Have been walking, Klettersteiging and swimming but none quite hit the spot. The knees are complainng … Continue reading

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