Entries by Luke

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Back on track

The previous two weeks had been extremely frustrating with a virus and injuries, but this week has been great, back running 6 days for a total of 102kms. The body is feeling like its getting back to its best and ready to eat up some serious kilometres over the next couple of weeks. With only […]

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1st set back

  Last week ended on a positive note with a 2 1/2 hour killer gym session, I felt confident, fit, and ready to get back onto the trails running. This week ended with a total of only 28kms ran and discomfort in my hip joint, my race starts in 8 weeks! After cruising a 10km […]

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Up and Down week…….

After a fantastic previous week I was ready to follow on with an even bigger one, unfortunately due to the weather, and a small niggle in my knee my 165km (100mile) week wasn’t to be. It started ok with a decent run on Tuesday to dust off some cobwebs from having 2 days rest, a quick and […]

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Tough Week

This past weeks training continued on from last week without a rest day, the body was feeling pretty decent after 7 days straight of running. With this next weeks training schedule came some freezing cold temperatures, exactly what I need in preparation for running through the hottest place on earth…… London was bitterly cold throughout […]

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1st week back to Training

After having the previous week to take it easy and let my calf recover (which is has done nicely, thanks Mo) i was back into a full week of training, 7 days on the bounce! Monday started with a cheeky little bike ride of 70kms in the gym, i rode the bike instead of running […]

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Back in London

After spending the best part of 5 weeks in Australia for an intensive training camp, it was time to return to London to continue my training and further testing, what a welcome back i received, -1 and pitch black at 7am. It has taken me the entire week to get my body around the jet lag of […]

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Last Week in Oz

After last weeks training the body felt just a little tired heading into what would be my final week of running before a well earned recovery week, this would also coincide with being my final week in Australia before heading over to London to continue my training with the team of trainers i have there. […]

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Becoming an Ultra Runner

What is an Ultra Runner? An Ultra Runner is someone who has completed a run which is longer then a marathon (42km), last week i completed 55km of running on Monday, and to make it even more interesting i did it on trails through the Bundeena National Park in Sydneys south, those 8 hours of running were interesting […]

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2011…….DONE!

What a turnaround from last week, the final week of 2011 i completed 98 kms with a personal best of 35kms in one session. Ive felt great throughout this past week, especially due to being back in my hometown of Bathurst. It was great catching up with family, friends, and spending Christmas in some nice […]

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Back in Oz

Its been a couple of week since my last post, and I’m no longer in London, but back in beautiful Australia!!! I’ve been having a lovely time with my family and friends, its been way to long since I’ve seen them all. Spending the first week of my trip lazing around on the beach, sitting […]