adidas TERREX Advanced Basecamp – Kendal Mountain Festival 2018

adidas TERREX took over Kendal Mountain Festival’s Advanced Basecamp for 2018, providing a greater area to exhibit and with that, new opportunities to engage with the public. Looking over the main basecamp, the marquee had room for their latest Climaheat Jacket and Fast shoes (both in for review), a long with their new Agravic XT shoes.…

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Kendal Mountain Festival 2018 – adidas TERREX 10km

It was only supposed to be for fun. I was fortunate to get a VIP slot in the race and with my bargain accommodation (£19 a night Airbnb room) being all of 5 minutes away, I thought I had the perfect plan for 2018. Turn up the the start after a warm up and run…

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Kendal Mountain Festival 2018 – Stance World Premiere of Hood to Trail

Urban Culture. I’m oblivious to it. I’ve always lived in villages, socialised little outside of school and in my professional life, some 10 years on. Kendal Mountain Festival is probably the most social I am all year, bar races. And with that, cultures and counter cultures slip under my radar. The only exposure I have is…

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Kendal Mountain Festival 2018 – Columbia Mountain Running Session

The Columbia Mountain Running Session. From trail to ultra, adventure to just starting out, the Mountain Running session incorporates all disciplines and abilities of the sport, delivering a broad and diverse speaker panel, who’s expertise range from half marathon to 100 miles, multi day, self supported adventures and beyond.Simon Freeman, co-founder of Like the Wind Magazine,…

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Iceland Foods Charitable Foundation & Surfers Against Sewage Announce Partnership

Kendal Mountain Festival has long been the home of World Premiere’s, exclusive talks, collaborations and the bringing together of minds. The outdoor, adventure and action sports communities are in many ways at the forefront of witnessing the world we live in and our impact, but along with that, it can be strongly argued that we…

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Kendal Mountain Festival 2018 – Sustainability at the festival (Preview)

Sustainability. Suddenly the mass media have coined this word into popular culture. Brands everywhere are racing to shout about their sustainability credentials, even those in dirty industries i.e “clean coal”. We all want the benefits that come with less pollution, less waste and a full circle from concept to end of life of a product.…

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Kendal Mountain Festival 2018 – Harvey Maps Fell Running Session Preview

*Before I get started, at the time of writing this, the session has sold out… Unfortunately you didn’t squeeze the trigger quick enough to snatch some sort after tickets. But, wait, please, wait, all is not lost. I will for one be reviewing the session and giving you the highlights, plus there are still tickets going…

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Kendal Mountain Festival 2018 – Columbia Mountain Running Session Preview

Mountain running is having a resurgence in the last few years, mainly due the rise in participation at trail and ultra races. I’m sure someone could point the finger to Park run. With this, much to the delight of me and many others, so has the rise of mountain running content and time at festivals.…

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Kendal Mountain Festival 2018

It’s that time of year again. The air is becoming crisp, the nights longer and temperatures are requiring insulated jackets to be drawn from their summer slumbers, to once again warp around bodies. It can only mean one thing for the outdoor community. Kendal Mountain Festival is back. Spread over 4 days, Kendal Mountain Festival…

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