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27 Kangas Mountain 2016

27 Kangas Mountain 2016

27 Kangas Mountain 2016 Race Report The Asturian, Víctor Fernández (2:48:06) and Azara García de los Salmones (3:10:00) battled the driving snow and rain to win the third edition of the 27 Kangas Mountain.  500 people, which is 100 more than last year, took part in the event, with just over 400 runners finishing the course.

Oh Shit!

Oh Shit!

The Travesera Integral de Los Picos de Europa If you live in Northern Spain and you run in the mountains, the Travesera Integral de Los Picos de Europa should definitely be on your bucket list. The race is 74 kilometres (46 miles) and 6,560 metres (21,522 feet) of height gain, starting in Covadonga, in the West, […]

Gobiendes to Pienzu

Gobiendes to Pienzu

Planned training run for Sunday, 22nd March, 2015 Distance:  16.6 kilometres    Height Gain:  1246 metres If anyone is feeling perky, I’m toying with the possibility of doing the steep climb up to the Sueve twice!

Apathy and Lack of Motivation (15.3.2015)

Apathy and Lack of Motivation (15.3.2015)

Apathy and Lack of Motivation What’s going on?! Don’t know what’s up with my training the last couple of weeks.  Following the 27 Kangas Mountain race, I was on a real high for 3 days and then, ever since, I’ve really struggled to get motivated.  Even with another 30 km race planned on the 5th […]

27 Kangas Mountain Race Report

27 Kangas Mountain Race Report

The 27 Kangas Mountain Race Report Early Start I was pretty tired when the alarm went off at 7 am, on a drizzly Saturday 28th February.  Annoyingly I had a bit of an annoying headache through the night and felt completely crap and definitely not ready to run 30 kilometres of hard mountain! After a […]

27 Kangas Mountain 2016
27 Kangas Mountain 2016

27 Kangas Mountain 2016 Race Report The Asturian, Víctor Fernández (2:48:06) and Azara García de los Salmones (3:10:00) battled the driving snow and rain to win the third edition of the 27 Kangas Mountain.  500 people, which is 100 more than last year, took part in the event, with just over 400 runners finishing the course.

Oh Shit!
Oh Shit!

The Travesera Integral de Los Picos de Europa If you live in Northern Spain and you run in the mountains, the Travesera Integral de Los Picos de Europa should definitely be on your bucket list. The race is 74 kilometres (46 miles) and 6,560 metres (21,522 feet) of height gain, starting in Covadonga, in the West, […]

Gobiendes to Pienzu
Gobiendes to Pienzu

Planned training run for Sunday, 22nd March, 2015 Distance:  16.6 kilometres    Height Gain:  1246 metres If anyone is feeling perky, I’m toying with the possibility of doing the steep climb up to the Sueve twice!

Apathy and Lack of Motivation (15.3.2015)
Apathy and Lack of Motivation (15.3.2015)

Apathy and Lack of Motivation What’s going on?! Don’t know what’s up with my training the last couple of weeks.  Following the 27 Kangas Mountain race, I was on a real high for 3 days and then, ever since, I’ve really struggled to get motivated.  Even with another 30 km race planned on the 5th […]

27 Kangas Mountain Race Report
27 Kangas Mountain Race Report

The 27 Kangas Mountain Race Report Early Start I was pretty tired when the alarm went off at 7 am, on a drizzly Saturday 28th February.  Annoyingly I had a bit of an annoying headache through the night and felt completely crap and definitely not ready to run 30 kilometres of hard mountain! After a […]

Cangas de Onis
Cangas de Onis

Cangas de Onis Again The Same Again (But Harder!) I repeated long loop of the 27 Kangas Mountain but with a few changes… I went with the Paul and Juan the super athletes I did the whole of the route without diversions We ran it a lot faster I was still knackered from Sunday I […]

La Olla de San Vicente
La Olla de San Vicente

27 Kangas Mountain Training The Big Loop I drove to Cangas de Onis on a very wet and blustery Sunday afternoon, with the plan of running the big loop of the 27 Kangas Mountain route, in preparation for the race on the 28th February.  I think I left it a little late (I arrived at […]

Training Update (8.2.2015)
Training Update (8.2.2015)

Training Update (8th February, 2015) Last Weekend Last weekend I ran 21 km from home up to Peña Cabrera twice and bit, stopping off at the aid station (our house in Santolaya) for top-ups of water and to pick up waterproofs. A Lazy Week The rest of the week, I felt very lazy and didn’t […]

Sunday 8th February Training Run
Sunday 8th February Training Run

Club Training Run – 8th February, 2015 This week’s Sunday training run is looking like a difficult one to plan.  The main problem is the amount of snow that’s fallen this week, which will make anything above 800 metres a little complicated. Route Options (Got to be 25 km +!) Fuensanta to the top of […]

Cabra Montes vs Traveserina 2015
Cabra Montes vs Traveserina 2015

Cabra Montes vs Traveserina 2015 Midnight Sign-up All 300 places for the Traveserina de los Picos de Europa, 2015 went in a flurry of activity, starting at midnight, on the race website (http://www.traveserapicos.com/.   Amazingly, Rob, Paul and I all managed to get places. The Race The Traveserina (small crossing in English)  came out of […]

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