New Gear in for review – Vol 1

It’s been a while since I posted on YouTube, but fear not, it’s new content time. I thought I’d put together a video with new kit that’s been sent in, some I’ve been using for a couple of months, others brand spanking new. So below is a video featuring everything that’s landed through my door […]

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Maverick Goes Ultra

Amid the Maverick Race announcements of new brand partnerships including SAXX Underwear, Dryrobe and Suunto, another big announcement may have slipped your attention. Maverick has entered the realm of Ultras. Yes, you read that, the team are now offering the chance to run beyond 26.2 miles and have added to the challenge by adding this […]

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I’m on YOUTUBE!

A new year & new start. Over the last few weeks I’ve been uploading a few videos to my YouTube channel, which I’ve had for a while, but never really done much with. What does this mean for you? Video content in reviews Vlogs Training New ideas The idea behind using the channel is I […]

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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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It’s getting cold & wet

What happened? It’s been abnormally hot and the reality of October has finally set in. Storm Callum or no Callum, winds have picked up, temperatures have plummeted (to where they should be) and rain, a distant memory of March 2018, has returned. Who knows what to make of it? For the first time in recent […]

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9 Days in Chamonix – Part Cinq

The final chapter. Saved the biggest day till last. Looking at the stats over the past 6 days, I knew I was at 75.77 miles. 20 odd more than I’d ever run in a week before. Could I push it out to 100? Speaking to Mike, he recommended I visit Lac Blanc and get transport […]

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9 Days in Chamonix – Part Quatre

Hills, Hills, Hills! You’re in a hilly place, so it’s only right you get given a hill session by the coach. A favourite session of mine and finally, I didn’t have to worry about topping out too soon or the fact the hill may not be steep enough. No photos. A tarmac road, nice houses, […]

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9 Days in Chamonix – Part Trois

Sunday’s chill was welcomed, though at the time felt like a waste. Mountains, trails and limited time made it a hard call. Monday made up for it. And some. I set off back up to Mont Lechant from my base in Les Houches, taking the same trail to the top. Midway, after some 500 meters […]

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9 Days in Chamonix – Part Deux

The show goes on. My quads hurt. Boy, the heads of my quads at my knees were tender. I couldn’t tense them, they’d taken a bashing on Day 1. Ahh. Cereal, coffee, electrolytes, car. Off for more. Mike drove us to Chamonix, where the main road was in grid lock. The Mont Blanc tunnel was […]

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