Trash Free Trails IMPACT REPORT – 2017 to 2020

4 years in the making & just the beginning Yesterday Trash Free Trails launched their first or should I say, our first Impact Report, covering 2017-2020. Detailing how we have got where we are to date, the decisions made and community nurtured, its the first milestone in our goal of to reduce plastic pollution on…

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A year on the Trail – 2020 at Woburn Bike Trails

I know for many, positives are a hard notion to associate with 2020, after all, it’s been a year of mixed emotions, frustrations and denial of basic freedoms we have come to expect. However, within the thick fog of doom and gloom, there have been green shoots of positivity, breaking through loam, pushing organic matter…

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My 2020 Christmas Day

Purposeful Adventure With restrictions, evolving and confusing guidance, new laws, social pressure and a host of other variables that float in the subconscious, a construct of our current society, much of this our own interpretations and standards we set ourselves. We have all felt the strain of late, promises and hopes continually dashed, frustrations born…

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ROAM4 x MIND32 – 4AM runs are tough

I’m not going to lie, at round 3, 4AM on Sunday morning, I was ready to throw the towel in. Never have I set so many alarms that my I’ve been able to switch off in a semi lucid state, whilst remaining in bed, despite purposely putting the phone well out of arms reach. I…

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ROAM4 – 48 hours of running & you’re all invited

Its December and if you live in the Northern Hemisphere, the nights are getting long, temperatures dropping and rain, well, its becoming part of daily life. My amigo Tom Hill, has been a source of inspiration and partner on a handful of adventures. First at UTMB, when I covered the race for inov-8, then the…

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Take Care of Your Trails

Its tempting to leave things how you found them, turn a blind eye to something that upsets you, as, within a few seconds you’ll have past it and it’ll be swiftly erased from your memory. This is the result of 5 trail cleans I’ve conducted over the past couple of months. In the grand scheme,…

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Kendal Mountain Festival 2020 – It’s online & here are my top pics!

It’s that time of year again, my favourite week, up there with the Skyline Scotland weekend for events I just can’t miss. Well, as you can guess, this year is different. I’ve been going to Kendal Mountain Festival since 2011, covering the last 5-7 years for Myoutdoors and myself. It marks the end of year…

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Autumn Litter Watch – Trash Free Trails gets spooky

Twas the night before….. wrong month I’ve never been one for halloween; fancy dress, bad tricks, egged houses and a constant knock at the door. I’m sure right now you’re thinking I sound like 78 rather than 30, but hey, I like calm. However, this halloween When knocking on strangers doors and plunging hands into…

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The Lakes Litter Initiative – Get behind keeping the Lakeland fells & valleys clean

Last week I spent a few days in Cornwall with Ben and Dom from Trash Free Trails, for which I’m ambassador, discussing all things trash and trail related. It gave me some new energy and wanting to do more. I live near Milton Keynes and am fortunate that for the most part, my local trails…

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Bosch eBike Systems supports Trash Free Trails to deliver groundbreaking ‘State of Our Trails’ Baseline Study

Any Trash Free Trails news is always of interest to me being an A-Team member, and its great to be able to finally announce the launch of the State of Our Trails Baseline Study. We’re thinking big, we’re looking into the future, but more over, we’re looking at capturing the impact, we, as active trail…

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