Tell us about yourself! Hi I’m Anna, I am 28 years old and currently living in Fort William. I grew up in Inverness then spent four years in Aberdeen doing a mathematics degree (and working full time at the climbing wall!) before spent five years in Dundee doing a medical degree. Im now coming to […]Read More Trails and Mountains – Anna Wells
Its Saturday night and after a short drive over to Balmaha I hunker down in the van for the night. a chilly -4C so I do a spot of improvisation to insulate the windows and once the stoves on, the van quickly heats up. Vegan Haggis is for dinner and a little tipple of whiskey. You can’t come to the shores […]Read More Conic Hill – A Beginners Hill Run
So, you have signed yourself up for your big event and are now starting to rack up the miles. Being able to go further isn’t always about pushing the miles though. It’s about conditioning your body and building your strengths to stave off injury and get your body to race day feeling fresh and […]Read More Running Stronger and Longer – 5 Quick Tips
Hills…I’m sure even mentioning the word fills many of you with dread. I too was once like you, dreading the incline ahead, but hills don’t have to be bad. They are now my favourite part of running! It is both an inspiring and intimidating pursuit. Your muscles scream as you push up the hill and that […]Read More Angels and Demons – How To Conquer Hills!
Whats it like to run 120km through the Dolomite’s?Read More The Lavaredo Ultra Trail – Race Review
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
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