Whats it like to run 120km through the Dolomite’s?
Race Breakdown Distance- 22km Total Elevation Gain-4,570ft Time – 03:25:20 Position – 13th Terrain – 70% Trail, 20%path and 10% road Aid Stations – 4 checkpoints roughly 5km apart Race organisation – Well-organised logistics, only a few wrong turns when I wasn’t paying attention. Atmosphere – Roasting hot! Amazing people with some incredibly supportive volunteers. There was […]Read more "Rouvas Forest Trail – 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"
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!"
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"
The 2016 UK and Scottish Ultra Trail Championships. Race Breakdown Distance- 53 Miles Total Elevation Gain-7,526ft (2,294m) Time – 10:35:59 (chip) Position – 165/625 finishers (chip) Terrain – There was a lot of it. 90% varied trail and 10% road. Aid Stations – 5 in total with 4 drop bags. All fantastic! Race organisation – The […]Read more "Hoka Highland Fling – 53Mile Ultra"