The Tyranny of Training

I should be training for the Adidas TR24. At the end of July I am aiming to run 10 (and hopefully 12) laps of the 10km course in hilly Derbyshire. Running 62 – 74 miles in 24 hours is not something to be taken lightly and I should be training hard and be just about ready…

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…