So you’ve come to the remote and wonderful island of Kalymnos. Most likely you didn’t pick this as a running holiday and are here for the top-notch climbing… Or to make your fortune in the sponge diving trade. All the same, it’s raining and climbing is out of the cards for the day. So…what should […]Read more "A Trail Runners Guide To Kalymnos – Running In Greece"
Working for Run4It has some pretty good perks.. but these trips are what really make it something special. A fantastic couple of days spent in the lake district with Inov-8 trail running. Awesome kit, Great people and some Amazing running! Firing down from Glasgow and navigating some precariously narrow roads in the van (I Mean […]Read more "Inov-8 Retail Retreat"
Happy New Year! What epics are you taking on this new year? This year has come and gone at a rapid pace. 2016 has been a year of epic adventures, promotions, a new city, travelling and has seen some fantastic new people come into my life. All in… this year has been pretty awesome! 2016 […]Read more "Long Runs and Mountain Fun- 2016"
To read day one ->CLICK HERE<- Dawn breaks on what must be the clearest day in Skye’s history. There is not a cloud in the sky and the sun is just beginning to rise from behind the mountains. The mountaineers have already taken off to tackle today’s goals and I am one of only a […]Read more "The Mountains Are Calling… Part 2-Running The Ridge"
The winter is drawing in, the days grow colder and the nights longer. Snow covers the mountains of Scotland and the wild winter weather starts to take effect. The Scottish mountains are notorious for their weather so when we packed to head to Skye. Hayley and I had our ice axes, our crampons and more […]Read more "The Mountains Are Calling- Part 1… Arriving in Skye!"
The What? The Glenmore 24 is a 24 hour Trail Race that takes place in The Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands. The event is essentially running around a 4 mile loop for 24 hours in Glenmore Forest just outside Aviemore. I know right… why would someone want to run around in circles for 24 […]Read more "Glenmore 24- A successful failure."
Race Breakdown Distance- 100Km (65.9 Miles) Total Elevation Gain-8,628ft Time – 14:35:00 Position – 17th (7th Male) / Terrain – 70% Trail, 20%path and 10% road (though the road sections dragged! Aid Stations – 2 drop bags and about 5 checkpoints roughly 10 miles apart Race organisation – Great organisation, well organised logistics, only a […]Read more "St Cuthberts Way 100k – Race Report"