I’m Ainsley, and this is my little slice of the web where I keep track of all of my escapades and explorations. I love getting outside and finding new ways to challenge myself.
The Glencoe Marathon.
It was a good idea when I entered it. I’ll complete a 26-mile race just before my 26th birthday! hopefully…
I’ve grown up knowing lots of amazing runners who do these big epic races (& bigger). My dad once ran the West Highland Way in 2 1/2 days, so I’ve got a strong trail to follow.
My biggest worry is being able to stick to a pretty strict training programme through a very busy summer. With my new trail shoes and some motivations, I’m hoping that I’ll be fit enough to enjoy the experience. I am aware that I might not enjoy every mile, but being able to smile through at least half would be nice.
Any tips, tricks or motivational tunes to stick on my playlist would be much appreciated!
A 13.1 mile road race in one of Scotland’s most popular tourist destinations. The Skye half marathon takes in gorgeous countryside and claims to be one of the worlds most scenic races! This was my third year taking part in the half marathon. I’m keeping up a bit of a family tradition, as this is …
Exploring further north in Scotland than I’ve ever been! Smoo Caves Geo-Park Sandwood Bay Ullapool
Skye is an absolutely stunning island off the West coast of Scotland. It’s the largest Isle of the Inner Hebrides, and despite being over 5 hours from Glasgow or Edinburgh, it is still a hugely popular tourist hotspot.