If you’re looking for a savoury alternative to sugary gels and drinks on long runs these millet and lentil bars are ideal. Full of carbohydrates and protein they will power you through to the finish line
It is extreme. It is gnarly. It is hardcore. It is awesome. The Lakes Sky Ultra is all of these and more. Quite possibly the best race in the UK. The second round of the UK Skyrunner series where I was looking to improve my result.
The first round of the UK Skyrunner Series and a totally new challenge for me. The Vegan Welsh 3000s covers 35 miles and over 4000m of climbing through Snowdonia and features some technical exposed ridge lines such as Crib Goch.
“I want to do the 110 under 20 hours” I told Jayson Cavill when we were discussing my 2017 plans at the beginning of the year. “You have a lot of work to do” came the reply “I know” and with that came the start of a 12 week training plan with one simple goal …