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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inov-8 give the TERRAULTRA G 270 a Scandi flick & my first running impressions

After reporting about the launch inov-8‘s new TERRAULTRA G 270, followed shortly by Damian Hall’s record breaking Pennine Way FKT, the graphene blended soles have been getting a lot of traction in the media and on trails across the world. But, as with as things Graphene soled, inov-8’s choice of colours can be a little…

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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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