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
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.