THE BIG DAY
Every now and then I find it good to test myself and stretch the limits a little in training. This is where occasional ‘Big Days’ can be combined with a bit of adventure to give the perfect test of current endurance and most importantly to train the mind. Most important for the races I am training for where I know from experience that you will quit in your head long before the body is finished. It also gives a good chance to practice fueling and nutrition.
It just so happened that the end of a week 3 coincided with some amazing snowy and icy conditions in the hills of the Lake District, week 4 is recovery so what better time to throw in a big day. Read more