Author: Bodil Weeks are flying by now, and the girls are past the halfway point and also have no more Munro's to tick off in the South of Scotland! Libby wrote: The start of this week (7th August) was a day of celebrations. It was Lisa's birthday which she celebrated by eating an entire coffee … Continue reading The Big Munro Round: Week 6
Author: Bodil The third week of their continuous, self propelled Munro round has been a successful one for Libby and Lisa. With better weather and their bodies adopting to the great amount of exercise, they seem like they are actually having fun! Lisa wrote: "It's the end of week 3 and our bodies are getting … Continue reading The Big Munro Round: Week 3
Author: Corin Lisa and Libby started their Big Munro round Monday 3rd of July, 2017 and are now about to start the 3rd week on their adventure! So here's an update on how week 2 went... Libby wrote: "We had a rest day in Fort William on Tuesday to do some more route planning and … Continue reading The Big Munro Round: Week 2
Author: Bodil Lisa and Libby have started their Big Munro round at 12am on Monday 3rd of July, 2017. Corin and I came up on the weekend to join them, running three Munro days with them! The week started off on the Isle of Mull, with one Munro and a kayak onto the mainland. Lisa … Continue reading The Big Munro Round: Week 1
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Authors: Lisa and Bodil When setting out on a Mountain Marathon you will need to carry everything for a nights camping in your running backpack. So, when all the grams count but you do want a good nights sleep, what do we carry around? Lisa Backpack: OMM 20 L Sleeping bag: Rab Neutrino endurance 200 Sleeping … Continue reading Mountain Marathon: what we carry
AUTHOR: CORIN Fastest marathon in a Ghillie Suit (female) 3:59:13. In May of 2015, I entered the ballot to run the London Marathon, somewhat by accident but that is a story for another day. Fast-forward to October when I arrive home one evening from work to open an envelope containing a magazine proclaiming acceptance to the London … Continue reading My Guinness World Record
AUTHOR: LISA This year I managed to get an extended period of leave from work. As I needed to continue training for HPM and was missing fellow BogBeauty Ali Gover (who now resides in Blenheim), I decided to head to New Zealand! I had the time of my life fitting in loads of walking and running … Continue reading Running around the NZ tourist trail
Friday 3rd of March 2017, HPM race day had finally come. We set off at 11:13 pm from Edale to run 42 miles throughout the night over the boggiest and hilliest bits of the Peak District. Night time racing was new to us, so we were all a little nervous about what was lying ahead. … Continue reading High Peak Marathon race report
Author: Bodil Our last few months of race preparation for HPM 2017, summarised in 20 photos.