Jo Meek to take on Nigel Jenkins Dartmoor Round FKT

FKT’s or Fastest Known Times have taken over the UK ultra running community these past few months. With Centurion Running hosting the first major UK based ultra event in the past few months last weekend, is there some sort of normality, based on our habits and knowledge from 2019 starting to come back? One thing…

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Tea, Litter & Co2 – Damian Hall’s Pennine Way FKT

A little over a week ago, a man with an on-camera tea drinking habit akin to Guy Martin, Damian Hall, set a new FKT or Fastest Known Time on the Pennine Way, days after John Kelly had broken Mike Hartley’s 31 year record set in 1989 of 65 hours 20 minutes. Rather than pitching this…

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The Lakes Litter Initiative – Get behind keeping the Lakeland fells & valleys clean

Last week I spent a few days in Cornwall with Ben and Dom from Trash Free Trails, for which I’m ambassador, discussing all things trash and trail related. It gave me some new energy and wanting to do more. I live near Milton Keynes and am fortunate that for the most part, my local trails…

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Maverick Chamonix Endeavour 100km Virtual Race – French trails from the comfort of your front door

Ah virtual racing It seems like an age since I first wrote about virtual races and series kicking off within weeks of lockdown and like many, my perception of time is but gone. Its almost August! Where did the past 4 months go??! I know many of us head abroad either in the build up…

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On Running goes carbon – Introducing the Cloudboom

This past 12 months have seen a surge in running shoe companies dedicating resources to perfecting their speed machines, utilising technology more akin to F1, the Tour de France and fighter jets. Carbon fiber On enters this category, rubbing shoulders with a select few brands looking to propel runners to new PBs and records with…

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Bosch eBike Systems supports Trash Free Trails to deliver groundbreaking ‘State of Our Trails’ Baseline Study

Any Trash Free Trails news is always of interest to me being an A-Team member, and its great to be able to finally announce the launch of the State of Our Trails Baseline Study. We’re thinking big, we’re looking into the future, but more over, we’re looking at capturing the impact, we, as active trail…

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inov-8 update their green ultra endurance mile munching machine – the TERRAULTRA G 270

It’s been a quiet summer on the whole for new product launches. Yes they have happened and/or will have occurred, however, with much attention focused on what we can’t do and the limitations that has put on our ability to enter the mountains and trail networks, things may have gone under our radars. But not…

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My FIRST 100 mile running week – Centurion Racing’s ONE LOVE

The results are in and I DID achieve my 100 mile goal for Centurion Runnings ONE Love community week. It wasn’t easy, things definitely didn’t go to plan, but observing and adapting allowed me to push through the nagging voice at the back of my head and reach my target. Below I ramble on for…

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I’ve joined the Premax Ambassador Team for 2020

Well this is a little different from the standard reviews, news or musings, I’m now an athlete/ambassador for a brand. But first some context I do my best to keep things fair on here, disclose relationships and where money has changed hands, so you can see any potential bias of opinions or reasons to take…

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Centurion Running – ONE Community – 100 Mile Week – Why?

Today kicked off Centurion Running’s One Community week. From 5km up to and including 100 mile options, to be run at anytime throughout the coming 7 days, spaced out or all at once. You decide. *If you’ve missed this and still want to take part – click here* Some people have already run 50km, others…

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