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Sally Fawcett Run Diaries | Montane 30/07/2018

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Less hard miles and more time cross-training is paying off, with Sally enjoying success in old and new disciplines this month.  A worrying injury improves, allowing her to take advantage of an opportunity for ‘one more’ Ultra.  Follow Sally’s Diary <Previous 30/6/18 – Fairfield Teams Mountain Marathon As my first MM I was spoiled by the conditions the Lake’s had to offer for the Saunders. The excellent visibility made navigation straightforward, and the warm weather meant we could carry lightweight gear and not worry about a cold, sleepless overnight camp! The... Read More

Sally fawcett run diaries 4 - the dark peak 27/06/2018

SALLY FAWCETT: Run Diaries iv

This month, Sally deals with the transition from trail to fell by throwing herself into a host of new experiences, alongside re-jigging fundamentals such as training volume and race approach. Follow Sally’s Diary <Previous The saying “a change is as good as a rest” is certainly ringing true for my running at the moment. When your focus has been on one race and that comes and goes you are left in a bit of a training/running void. This is what I found after the Trail World Championships. The foot niggle... Read More

Sally Fawcett running well at TWC 24/05/2018
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SALLY FAWCETT: Run Diaries iii

The Trail World Championship was an amazing experience, and such a privilege to run with an amazing bunch of athlete’s. The whole event was brilliant; a super friendly and laid back British team, mixing with all the other nations in the hotel, the acrobatics at the opening ceremony, the super lazy day before – the type you never allow yourself at home! Follow Sally’s Diary <Previous          Next> The race it’s self was tough, the heat at 6am only got worse until we finally hit some shade... Read More

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Follow Sally’s Diary <Previous          Next> Each month, Team Montane Athlete Sally Fawcett shares an insight into the world of elite fell running.  This month deals with the importance of overcoming the mental aspects of injury as much as the physical in the run-up to a big race: The last month has been and gone pretty quickly! Training is back on track after a foot niggle restricted my running for a couple of weeks. This is a flare-up of a previous problem and I knew walking, or steep... Read More