Spring Showers

It was too good to last  The past weeks have been windy. Wildly windy. Wind that could inflate your jacket like a hot air ballon, decimate your breathing efficiency and fold you in half like a hospital pass in rugby. Whether in the Lakes at the Pyllon XP or on flat, level ground around Bedfordshire,…

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Paul Tierney – Running The Wainwrights – Kendal Mountain Festival

Im sure some people have been wondering when this will ever come out. In truth, I was waiting for Running The Wainwrights to be publicly published, given the limited dates it toured till now. I 100% recommend, in fact I implore you to sit back and soak it all in. Roll back to November, I…

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Time to Talk

My appearance may change, my interests alter, motivation levels fluctuate & my ability to look deep within myself grind to a halt But the narrative is constant We need to talk, we must talk for our own & others mental health to remain healthy. It’s all too easy to hide behind a face, a persona,…

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Kong Mini Mountain Marathon 2020 Series – Round 1

It felt good to run with purpose once more Every run inherently has a purpose. Whether easy miles to stretch out legs, encourage recovery, rack miles or unwind the mind; intervals, fartlek, tempo or repeats. There is always purpose. Yet running with purpose can be harder to achieve. Running with all senses alert, adrenaline drip…

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Rediscovering my MOJO

A picture of me changing shoes mid photoshoot last year. Hardly the inspirational image that conjures tales of achievement and self fulfilment. What it does show however is transition. I recently posted on instagram about my mental health, that, for the majority of 2019 it was on a downwards trajectory, not that I would realise…

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Harvey Maps Fell Running Night – Kendal Mountain Festival 2019

Opening night and a sell out, my 3rd year covering Fell Running Night, for what has become the start of my winter. As the first snow often kisses the high fells, visible from Scout Scar on Saturdays race, cold air leaves those in basecamp wrapped up in Pertex and down, while streets are full of…

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Montane Athletes Set to Tackle ‘Britain’s Most Brutal’ 2020 Spine Race

It’s that time of the year again, when the weather turns shite, belly grows larger, pork pie sales spike and we adopt the community based obsession of dot watching. Why head out in severe weather, when you can watch someone else’s tracker slowly progress along a map from the comfort of your own home? Press…

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Wings for Life World Run returns to Cambridge

May 3rd 2020 marks the return of Wings for Life World Run to the streets of Cambridge. Starting at 12:00 GMT, along with fellow athletes in countries as far and wide as Australia, Japan, South Africa and Peru, it’s a race with a difference. There is no finish line. What? What sets the Wings for…

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Kendal Mountain Festival 2019 – The Endurance Session

The Endurance Session at Kendal Mountain Festival was a late entry to my calendar this year, I was in talks with the organisers, when they said you need to go to it, we’ve yet to release it, but it’ll be great…… interesting… Who’s the line up? Nicky Spinks, Tom Evans and Fernanda Maciel, hosted by…

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Type 2 Fun Run returns for 2020 – Entries live

The Type 2 Fun Run is back for 2020 and as ever, little is being revealed about the race, other than the format. 30 hours of Type 2 potential A minimum distance of around 85km Control points have different point values No set course, no feed stations, no base camp, no massage tent, no mercy…

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