The True Green Friday – Trees Not Tees

I hate Black Friday In fact, I loath it Call me hypocritical, given I work in distribution, but I can see the damage it does to retail, given for many the following weeks are crucial to their year and more over, its affect on our attitudes to throw away culture, more stuff and ‘be stupid…

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Take Care of Your Trails

Its tempting to leave things how you found them, turn a blind eye to something that upsets you, as, within a few seconds you’ll have past it and it’ll be swiftly erased from your memory. This is the result of 5 trail cleans I’ve conducted over the past couple of months. In the grand scheme,…

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KILIAN JORNET SETS HIS SIGHTS ON 24-HOUR RUNNING CHALLENGE

Some of you will head read a few weeks back that Kilian was embark on his maiden 24 hour running challenge, only to be thwarted by injury. Well, now is the time, the running world is talking once more as the man who makes mountains of all sizes look effortless is coming back into the…

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Kendal Mountain Festival 2020 – It’s online & here are my top pics!

It’s that time of year again, my favourite week, up there with the Skyline Scotland weekend for events I just can’t miss. Well, as you can guess, this year is different. I’ve been going to Kendal Mountain Festival since 2011, covering the last 5-7 years for Myoutdoors and myself. It marks the end of year…

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30 Days of Movember – The Challenges

The moustache is no more Carving away the weeks of top lip facial fuzz, forged over the beginning of the Autumnal season, it feels almost fitting to cast it into the sink to mark the start of another challenging lockdown period. For, being in the south of England, well midlands, East according to some maps…..…

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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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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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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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Fight Ocean Plastic with your under carriage – SAXX partners with Plastic Bank

I can vouch that the Ballpark Pouch™offers support to the men out there who opt to slip in SAXX‘s products, a review is just around the corner – but an apology in advance, I’ve figured its best to save you from pictures of me in the nude. There’s been a marked uptake of utilising plastic…

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