To the Marshals

Thank you marshal Often heard projected under varying volumes by racers around the world, as lungs struggling to supply muscles with adequate oxygen, are expelled to thank those that stand at the sidelines in order to allow others to enjoy organised events. They’re out before many will reach the event village or stage start, reliant…

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Maverick Adidas Terrex Frontier Series Chilterns 2021 – Two days with Marking Materials on my back

Racings back! Yes I know its hardly new. They’ve been back for a few months, Beth Pascall and Jim Walmsley had some epic runs at Western States and despite the calendar opening up (more so for elites travelling abroad), FKTs are dropping left right and centre with amateur and pro alike with some of the…

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Jöttnar – not the first name you may think of for trail running kit, but one you should consider

It’s been many moons since I reviewed the Hymir Waterproof Jacket of Jöttnar’s for MyOutdoors when I was the then Running Editor. It’s a product that was burly, wanted to face adverse conditions and I still use it this day, my girlfriend even borrowed it when we went to the Lake District last month. A…

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ShAFF is back with Montane as Headline sponsor for 2021

The Sheffield Adventure Film Festival has grown over the years to become one of the world’s premier outdoor and adventure big screen gatherings. I’ve volunteered as a host for screenings, put up signs and everything in between. I have a relationship with the festival, they are a family, rather than a show as such. This…

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Trash Free Trails release Spring Trail Clean 2021 Impact Report

Spring is in full flow, trails are hardening up after the dark months of winter, wild flowers blanket wild spaces, bringing new life and colour, as the trees adorn themselves with blossom and leaves. Life has returned. April is the start of the season for Trash Free Trails, the time of the year that we…

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My Black Dog is

My Black Dog is Looking inwards is not an easy task. You may uncover things you don’t like, aren’t proud of, wish were different. Like hearing your voice when speaking into a microphone or seeing a video, do I really sound like that, why is the pitch & tone different to what I hear when…

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Mental Health Awareness Week – My Take

For those who’ve been willing to read the letters I fumble together over the years, making it to the bottom of what are increasingly becoming time consuming bodies of text, you’ll know mental health is a topic, a subject, a series of linked experiences I can talk in depth about. Stigmas are being overcome, however,…

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inov-8 launch TRAILFLY ULTRA G 300

A month or so ago inov-8 invited me to my first virtual launch, something that’s become the norm. Graphene infused soles have become something we have expected from the brand in recent years, from the fell, to trail and into the Cross Fit box, the harder wearing soles are a feature that’s almost a given…

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Maverick Run Project Launches

Races, running in groups, heading down a trail with anyone seems a distant memory. However, times are hopefully becoming more sociable soon and with the team at Maverick Race launched Maverick Run Project last night. An affiliated British Athletics club, MRP is not about reaching your PB scoring potential and learning how to increase your…

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COROS Wearables partners with XNRG Events

On the back of a tough year for running events, it’s great to see brands continuing to support race series, furthermore, creating new partnerships. Press Release COROS Wearables Inc., makers of performance endurance sports wearables, announced today that they are the Official GPS Watch Partner to the ultra-marathon events organiser, XNRG Events. As part of…

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