El Chorro For Runners

El Chorro is a small village located near Malaga (Andalusia) in southern Spain. It is an incredibly popular rock climbing destination, surrounded by cliffs and located next to Desfiladero de los Gaitanes (“Gorge of the Gaitanes”). The location is a climbing mecca as clear by the number of vans, campers, and colourful trousers making their […]

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Rouvas Forest Trail – Running in Greece

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 […]

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Glenmore 24- A successful failure.

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 […]

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Dublin…for the Creic!

Arrival! After a very a short flight over the water from Edinburgh I arrived at Dublin Airport. Jumping on the handy and super cheap airlink bus I was dropped right in the heart of the city, a stone throw away from my hostel. The Genarator! I was not expecting much for only £9 a night… […]

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