Ultra Training Diary: How I’m thinking my first ultra will go

First ultra

They say a picture paints a thousand words. So rather than rambling on about what Saturday might be like, this is how I’m thinking my first ultra will go …


Fear of not waking up on time means setting multiple alarm clocks at 1 minute intervals and no sleep


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The next morning

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Getting dressed

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Leaving home

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The arrival


First things first

At the start line of my first ultra


A few miles in


A few more miles in


At the aid stations


A few other thoughts

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And while hoping this won’t be the case


Meeting others

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Likely somewhere near the end

All leading to this…


Followed by this…

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And this…


Anything I’ve missed?


Happy running all!


[Postscript: And this is how my first ultra went – The Chiltern Challenge]

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