Autumn Litter Watch – Trash Free Trails gets spooky

Twas the night before….. wrong month I’ve never been one for halloween; fancy dress, bad tricks, egged houses and a constant knock at the door. I’m sure right now you’re thinking I sound like 78 rather than 30, but hey, I like calm. However, this halloween When knocking on strangers doors and plunging hands into…

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World Mental Health Day 2020

World Mental Health Day If you’re like me & watch Steel Panther’s what day is it updates, you’ll know every day of the year is 132 versions of something day, to me it’s become oversaturated & lost meaning for all bar a few specific days Outside of bad DIY haircuts, I think this is my…

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On Running Launches Ground-Breaking Sustainability Initiative With The Shoe You’ll Never Own

Last week On Running announced the launch of its world-first, subscription-based service to bring fully recyclable sportswear to the running community worldwide. The subscription service, named Cyclon, will allow subscribers to receive and wear the latest in running sportswear and then return end-of-life products back to On, in exchange for the latest version. Once the…

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30 Days of Movember

This November I’m taking on 30 days of challenges to raise awareness of male mental health and suicide prevention. These challenges are to be crowd sourced, so you can have an input and challenge me to a fitness challenge, a recipe, skill….. anything I can do from my doorstep given the way the world may…

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Montane Sabre T-Shirt – Reviewed

Well its a t-shirt You saw it under the Podium Pull on I reviewed… Review Done! Jackets, vest pack and shoes – broadly speaking, the three categories the majority of kit supplied for testing and reviewing consists of. Their the headline grabbers, the investments, the pieces of kit that no matter how many times they…

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Patagonia Strider Pro 5″ Running Shorts – Reviewed

We interrupt your regular reading to bring you news…. I bought a thing I’ve had my eye on a pair of Patagonia running shorts for years. I’ve bought a pair a couple of times in the past 6 years, but returned them each time as they didn’t fit. However, last year I decided to ignore…

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Rab Talus Running Shorts – Reviewed

I love a pair of shorts. I’ve been living in shorts the majority of the past few months, opting for boardies in the home office, given any smart appearance on camera need only be from the waist up at best. Plus, designers on the whole don’t make shorts for people with thighs. By no means…

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Rab Pacer Lightweight Waterproof Jacket – Reviewed

Ah Gore-Tex It’s been a while since I donned some WL Gore membrane and for good reason. Where once it held the unassailable KOM of performance, over the past decade we have seen increasing competition in the waterproof fabric leagues. New fabrics, membranes and ways of utilising (body mapping/hybrid) have created a more competitive and…

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SALOMON INTRODUCES INDEX.01, A RECYCLABLE PERFORMANCE RUNNING SHOE

“Designed to be disassembled and recycled,the Index.01 brings your training sessions to the same level as your values“ Well this got my attention! So much so I emailed Spike Communications the second I saw this crop on Salomon athlete social feeds. The start of a fully circular system? After three years of research and development at…

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Montane Unisex Podium Pull On Waterproof Jacket – Reviewed

The original apple brand No, Montane have never produced aesthetically pleasing electronic devices the have the ability consume your attention in away few things can come close to. What I mean is physical apples, pink ladies, braburns, galas…. the brand from the North of England have long been using apples to compare sizes of products…

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