[osg-users] This weekend is about to get crazy - I have 95 miles to run!

Robert Osfield robert.osfield at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 04:29:01 PDT 2018

On Mon, 23 Jul 2018 at 11:52, michael kapelko <kornerr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Continuing the `running in real life` topic: yesterday I ran 20 km for
> the first time, took me about 3 hours.

Well done, baby steps, keep at it and you'll get further and faster.

> I was totally drained. I wonder
> how people make 95 miles (152 km).
> Robert, what time did it take you to cover 71 miles?

11hrs to complete the first 50 miles, then a sleep and then hit by
stomach problems which reduced me to a walk to try and get things back
on track.  Alas didn't work so had to pull out at 71miles. I think it
was about 19hrs.

My best time for the full 95 miles of the race is 20:18.  Course
record is a crazy 13:41.  It's through the highlands so it's far from
flat, is a mostly stony rough trail with around 10,000ft of


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