Trail running training log for the UTMB circuit and other random thoughts

UTMB Route – 170km in 6 days

I’m training to run the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB) route (~170km) within 6 days at the end of July 2016. The Plan Phase One (January – April): Maintain cardiovascular fitness … Continue reading

February 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

8 hour run completed – now it’s taper time!

In training for the Knee Knacker Race, I completed a new personal best this week – longest trail run. The route covered the first 37km of the 48 km race, … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Next up – Knee Knacker Race

In February 2015 I got laid off. So what’s a girl to do with newly found free time? Train for her first ultra marathon, that’s what! I’ve been considering running … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Antarctica Marathon – Achievement Unlocked

I’m back from Antarctica and I completed the Antarctica Marathon 2014 on Monday, March 10th! Race Report to come soon, but for now, here’s a video of my Antarctic Adventure … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 6 Comments

Training Log Week 42

I’m leaving for Antarctica in a week. It looks cold there, better get my long johns out! Training Log Monday: Rest day (fly from Montreal to Vancouver) Tuesday: 40 min treadmill … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Training Log Week 41 – Montreal winter run

I went to Montreal last weekend to go on a winter training run with my Antarctica marathon buddy and try out my cold weather gear. Sunday morning we head out … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · 3 Comments

Training Log Week 40 – Ice Bath and a Long Run

Before the training log, here’s a quick look at weather at the Bellingshausen Station in Antarctica. Oh, zero degrees with a “real feel” of -10, chilly! Training Log Monday: Massage … Continue reading

February 5, 2014 · Leave a comment