Ding Ding Highland Fling 2017 (Ultra Finish #26, Fling Finish #5)

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I’ve already documented my issues with gluteal bursitis this year. You can read more about those at Highland Fling 2017,  The D33 2017 – Ultramarathon Finish #25 and Ischiogluteal Bursitis – Quite Literally A Pain In The Ass or, alternatively, the brief overview is as follows: 36 runs since 1st Jan, and only two of any length, a 20 mile run back in Jan … Read More

Highland Fling 2017

Hoka Highland Fling (30)

Since 1st January, I’ve logged only 36 runs, with just two runs of any distance, a 20 mile run on 21st January and the 33 mile D33 Ultra on 11th March, a total mileage of 274 miles and an average mileage of 7.6 miles (or 6.44 miles if you remove the two exceptional 20 and 33 mile runs). Far from … Read More

The D33 2017 – Ultramarathon Finish #25

D33 - Running in Scotland

A painful weekend, but nonetheless, a weekend which saw me (somewhat unexpectedly) secure ultramarathon finish #25. You may have read my previous post, Ischiogluteal Bursitis – Quite Literally A Pain In The Ass, which outlined my predicament. If you haven’t, well, in a nutshell, it goes something like this: Back and shoulder pain leads to physiotherapy, which identifies a possible imbalance … Read More