We have become disconnected

Disconnection We (as a society) have become disconnected from the outside world; our wild spaces, woodlands, coasts, mountains & moors To many reading this due to our connection &/or relationship, you may feel you aren’t, given we likely met at a race, through mutual outdoorsy friends, a mountain/adventure festival – what ever it may be,…

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Trash Free Trails reveal their Route Map for 2021

I’m stoked to be able to share the route map that we’ve been working on at Trash Free Trails 2020 brought many a challenge, however, we were able to pivot and create a memorable year which ended in our biggest year of trail cleans and greatest number of conversations with you, despite not being able…

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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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Shifting Trail Running Expectations

For years, many of us in flatter counties (including myself) have spent our time, energy & resources to travel to areas with mountains, elevation, waterfalls & features that appeal to our inner wilderness hunting compass. Often, we can neglect, forget or take for granted what is on our doorstep. It becomes too comfortable and/or familiar,…

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21 Million Steps for Mental Health

If it’s not abundantly clear by now, Mental Health (yes they are capitals) is a very important subject to me and not something that should be dismissed. I’ve spoken about my own battles on here before, as well as linked to different projects (more of that coming soon). Press releases can be 10 a penny,…

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There was snow in the south

I kid you not Nae photoshop on this page! Heading out with my tripod, camera and remotes (its in my right hand, hence the fist) I set about using my lunch break a little differently, to capture what could be one of the only days the good old Milton of Keynes experiences for a while.…

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Ultra-Trail® Snowdonia joins the Ultra-Trail® World Tour for 2021

This summer I was due to head to North Wales, to be part of the media team for UTS – and we all know what happened to racing in 2020…. However, good news keeps arriving, with some races able to take place and now with the news that UTS is now part of the Ultra-Trail®…

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2020 Christmas Gift Guide

Lets set things straight I’ve never done one of these before, the annual list of products you ‘should buy’, with some affiliate links to earn me a commission. Hang on a second, thats got some potential….. damn I should have called this the alternate gift guide. My family know gifts from me can take a…

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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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The True Green Friday – Trees Not Tees

I hate Black Friday In fact, I loath it Call me hypocritical, given I work in distribution, but I can see the damage it does to retail, given for many the following weeks are crucial to their year and more over, its affect on our attitudes to throw away culture, more stuff and ‘be stupid…

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