Trash Free Trails IMPACT REPORT – 2017 to 2020

4 years in the making & just the beginning Yesterday Trash Free Trails launched their first or should I say, our first Impact Report, covering 2017-2020. Detailing how we have got where we are to date, the decisions made and community nurtured, its the first milestone in our goal of to reduce plastic pollution on…

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Ultra-Trail® Snowdonia joins the Ultra-Trail® World Tour for 2021

This summer I was due to head to North Wales, to be part of the media team for UTS – and we all know what happened to racing in 2020…. However, good news keeps arriving, with some races able to take place and now with the news that UTS is now part of the Ultra-Trail®…

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Roam4 x Mind 32

30 days of Movember is very much still alive I’ll be honest, November was hard mentally. I went in aware that the lack of daylight & being limited to households meant another period on my own, with the hope the challenge would give me a focus. It did some what, it wasn’t totally put to…

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2020 Christmas Gift Guide

Lets set things straight I’ve never done one of these before, the annual list of products you ‘should buy’, with some affiliate links to earn me a commission. Hang on a second, thats got some potential….. damn I should have called this the alternate gift guide. My family know gifts from me can take a…

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ROAM4 – 48 hours of running & you’re all invited

Its December and if you live in the Northern Hemisphere, the nights are getting long, temperatures dropping and rain, well, its becoming part of daily life. My amigo Tom Hill, has been a source of inspiration and partner on a handful of adventures. First at UTMB, when I covered the race for inov-8, then the…

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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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