NDW50 Wk2: Three Molehills AKA Three MAHOOSIVE Hills… (wc 20.11.16)

So this was, if you like, my first NDW training race. Oh. What have I let myself in for…

Three Molehills, aka ‘three massive hills’. It’s a race with a difference. Teams of three compete over the three hills in the Mole Valley: Box Hill, Norbury Park & Ranmore, starting & finishing at Denbies vineyard. Each team member picks a hill to run. Or, if you’re crazy you run the whole thing as an individual… Uh huh… Yep. crazy here…

14.3 miles, 2:14:36, 9:22 min/mile, Elevation 1,573ft (aka high…).

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NDW50 Wk1: Six months to go… AKA ‘Week One’ (wc 13.11.16)

Six months…

Sunday 13th November

In six months time I will be running 50 miles. Help me.

Sunday was the second Striders marathon training run of the season, the Coulsdon 11 that was actually 12… 8:15am on a Sunday morning about 20 runners gathered at East Croydon, jumped on a train to Coulsdon Town & ran back to Croydon through Farthing Downs & the Happy Valley.

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