Endurance Skating

Training, Racing & LCHF Fueling For Skating And Endurance Sports

Berlin 2016 or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love My Times

Sunday 25th October 2016… Berlin Marathon, around Mile 23 Jesus… This scene looks like an episode of The Walking Dead. Runners everywhere, eyes bulging, devoid of life, lurching from one side … Continue reading

October 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Winter Marathon Training

It’s been a little while since I’ve written a general training update, and as my training log has ticked over into week #9 of this season I suppose I should … Continue reading

January 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Race Report: The Farnham Pilgrim Marathon – 13.Sep.2015

I notched up my 3rd marathon within 12 months on Sunday – the Farnham Pilgrim Marathon. It was a great day out… …and it KICKED MY ASS! Aside from being … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

Race Report: Thames Meander Marathon [run] – 14.03.2015

  Last Saturday, just shy of 6 months after popping my marathon cherry, I ran my 2nd full marathon. I have carried on running over the winter and was keen … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · 9 Comments

Race Performances, The Art Of Extrapolation, And What It Says About Your Athletic Deficiencies

How do you know how good a runner you are, or how well a race performance ranks against another of a different distance? How do you know if you are … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

Numbers, Stats & Post-Race Analysis from Berlin

Here are the some of the stats that I recorded from Berlin from my GPS/HRM traces. Skate Numbers Average HR (from 2.5km): 167 1st half: 43:36 2nd half: 44:38 KM … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Race Report: Berlin Skate & Run Double Marathon 2014

Saturday – Skate Marathon I have a love-hate relationship with the Berlin Inline Marathon – as exhilarating as it is to participate in the largest and most impressive inline marathon … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · 6 Comments

Taper, Taper

“There’s not a lot you can do to improve your performance in the last few weeks before a race, but there’s plenty you can do to mess it up.” It seems … Continue reading

September 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

Copenhagen Inline Challenge – Race Report

  Saturday A 4:30am start in order to catch a 7am flight from Gatwick to Copenhagen meant that I was in a slightly grumpy mood upon touching down in the “World’s Happiest … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

London Inline Marathon 2014 race report

Somewhere in China a butterfly flaps her wings… and half a world away the brave participants of the 2014 London Speedskating Tournament (consisting of the 5km Juniors’ race, the full … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · 4 Comments

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