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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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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