Salomon Skyline Scotland® to tempt mountain runners with extensive programme for 2020

Salomon Skyline Scotland® returns for 2020, condensed into two days of action, but bigger than before. 2019 saw the addition of 3 trail races, offering shorter distances without the need for a head for heights, targeted to a broader range of runners. There’s no hiding that Skyline Scotland has been part of my life for…

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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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2020 has arrived – plans

Happy new year yall. I definitely can’t get away with the Texan twang like Payson McElveen, pro XC mtb racer and the host of the Adventure Stache Podcast – 100% worth listening to some episodes. Its a new year, without resolutions or real intent to make life changing decisions. More so, to get on with…

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Ring of Steall – Take 2

It’s time to take on the course again. This could well be the first race I’ve run for a second time. I ran the Ring of Steall in 2017 and despite loving the mountains, I struggled. My legs weren’t mountain fit and I soon realised, mentally, I wasn’t willing to let my legs go free…

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Married couple Henriette and Jonathan Albon win the Scafell Sky Race

On Sunday 15th July, the Scafell Sky Race carried runners from Borrowdale to Ambleside, combing technical running, with rapid sections, to deliver Lake District’s round of the National Skyrunning Series. The Scafell Sky Race (SSR) is a 42km skyrunning race with 3,000m of ascent on challenging, often technically extreme terrain in the Lake District National…

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