TR24 – Lessons for the Future

With the TR24 a week behind me it is time to look back and see what lessons I can learn for the future. I only ran 43 miles – Boy was I fed up when rain stopped play just 7 laps in. Soaked to the skin and fairly sure that 10 hours in to a…

TR24 2013 Race Report

The Adidas Thunder Run is the Glastonbury of running. When you arrive on the morning of the race you see field after field of tents, port-a-loos and campfires. Instead of stages you have 10km (6.2 miles) of running track looping around the site and through the woods and instead of music fans you have teams…

Getting ready for the TR24

Just a few days to go until we head up north for the Adidas TR24. 24 hours of running around a 10km loop of trail as many times as we can. Last year my wife and I had entered as a mixed pair but after a traffic accident she ended up running it solo (coz…

TR24 – Running Solo

This weekend was the Adidas TR24, a 24 hour running event around a 10km loop of the Derbyshire countryside. The route takes you through woods and fields but stays close to the sprawling campsite which means supporters are never far away. Some people talked about the route being hilly but nothing that trail runners wouldn’t…

Adidas TR24 – A Vegan Challenge

Last autumn the running magazines were all reporting on one event – the Adidas Thunder Run; a 24 hour race over a 10km route through the trails of Derbyshire. You could run it solo or in relay (pairs or teams). Mrs HerbiFit and myself had been wanted to move into ultra-distances and this seemed like…