Getting Ready for LETJOG (2) Route Planning

As a geographer, I have always had a fascination for maps, and I sometimes like to think that I can sit and read them like a story, letting my imagination run wild as I traverse plains, climb hills, and follow rivers from source to mouth. My first ‘real’ job was based opposite Stanfords map shopContinue reading “Getting Ready for LETJOG (2) Route Planning”

Getting Ready for LETJOG (1) Training

In these next few pieces, I am reflecting on my preparation for LETJOG, in the hope that this might be of idle interest to those supporting me, and/or as a reference for anyone contemplating their own outdoor marathon. I start from the standpoint of a recent 60-year old who stopped participating in regular competitive sportContinue reading “Getting Ready for LETJOG (1) Training”