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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Salomon Announces New UK Series for 2020 – The Golden Trail National Series

Following on from the global success of the Golden Trail World Series which culminated in elite athletes from around the world competing in the final in Nepal, 2020 sees the launch of a UK series. The objective of the UK series will be the same, to bring together the best athletes on the national circuit…

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Two Lakeland powerhouses join forces for the future

Two UK trail running powerhouses, both forged in the Lake District, have struck a new multi-year deal.  Lakeland Trails, which attracted 12,500 trail runners of all abilities to its events in 2019, has agreed a contract that will see running brand inov-8 remain as lead sponsor for 2020 and beyond.Image Credit – James Kirby Phil…

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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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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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2019 in review – time to crank things up a notch

I’m not one to get too nostalgic about the year that is coming to an end, for one, I don’t go to New Years eve parties or think hard about resolutions or what could have been. The closest I came to this was a instagram post a month ago, the result of scrolling through my…

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Mountain Run Courses & Guided runs for Winter/Spring 2020

You may remember back in October I spent the weekend with Mountain Run, on their Ultra Mountain/Trail Running Skills Weekend, based in Patterdale. The team headed by Charles Sproson have launched their dates for this coming winter/spring, which feature a mixture of guided runs and courses.If you fancy a midweek adventure, the team have their…

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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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MAMMUT PRESENTS ITS FIRST PRODUCTS MADE FROM LEFTOVER FABRICS

There’s a lot of noise in all industries about the rush to become more green and transparent with their consumer. The outdoor industry has been doing so, before it became widely expected, and despite one brand gaining a lot of credit for it, the truth is, many others have been doing so in their own…

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