Monthly Archives: July 2012

Testing the waterproofs

My Montane Lakeland 100 t-shirt is probably my favourite top. In fact I  like it so much I recently went out and bought another just like it (without the Lakeland logo of course). They are a great fit, they feel … Continue reading

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The art of running

After last years Lakeland 100, I received an email from my Himalayan 100 room mate Paul Stoneley, saying I was in the Trail Running Magazine race photo. I’d just out missed out on being able to buy a copy as it was now … Continue reading

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Hitting ‘the Wall’

This year saw the inaugural running  of  ’The Wall”, a 24 hour, 69 mile race from Carlisle to the Millenium Bridge. Billed by organiser Urban Rat as “the UK’s most scenic ultra” it was always going to be a tempting race, even with the … Continue reading

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Running books

I’ve always saw myself as the kind of person that went out and did stuff rather than the reading about it or watched it on TV. I rarely even read papers let alone the sports sections. So I think I was as surprised as anyone when I looked back and realised just how many running books i’d managed to read. The majority of these books have been received as gifts and possibly would never have been the ind of book I would have bought for myself, but in their own way most have affected my running. Continue reading

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The all new Nike Plus website.

It’s no secret that i’m a bit of a stats freak or that I love Nike plus for ipod/iphone. In fact i’ve logged over 270 runs and nearly 3000 miles since I got mine. Those people that follow me on … Continue reading

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