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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KILIAN JORNET SETS HIS SIGHTS ON 24-HOUR RUNNING CHALLENGE

Some of you will head read a few weeks back that Kilian was embark on his maiden 24 hour running challenge, only to be thwarted by injury. Well, now is the time, the running world is talking once more as the man who makes mountains of all sizes look effortless is coming back into the…

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Montane Unisex Podium Pull On Waterproof Jacket – Reviewed

The original apple brand No, Montane have never produced aesthetically pleasing electronic devices the have the ability consume your attention in away few things can come close to. What I mean is physical apples, pink ladies, braburns, galas…. the brand from the North of England have long been using apples to compare sizes of products…

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Rab Phantom Pull-On Waterproof Jacket – Reviewed

The pursuit of reducing weight has long been at the forefront of trail running kit design. The goal of leaving the unnecessary in the comfort of your home, while you explore endless singletrack and fell, uninhibited by the clothing you wear is a thought many of us will have during our time spent running. Rab…

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inov-8 give the TERRAULTRA G 270 a Scandi flick & my first running impressions

After reporting about the launch inov-8‘s new TERRAULTRA G 270, followed shortly by Damian Hall’s record breaking Pennine Way FKT, the graphene blended soles have been getting a lot of traction in the media and on trails across the world. But, as with as things Graphene soled, inov-8’s choice of colours can be a little…

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Jo Meek to take on Nigel Jenkins Dartmoor Round FKT

FKT’s or Fastest Known Times have taken over the UK ultra running community these past few months. With Centurion Running hosting the first major UK based ultra event in the past few months last weekend, is there some sort of normality, based on our habits and knowledge from 2019 starting to come back? One thing…

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inov-8 update their green ultra endurance mile munching machine – the TERRAULTRA G 270

It’s been a quiet summer on the whole for new product launches. Yes they have happened and/or will have occurred, however, with much attention focused on what we can’t do and the limitations that has put on our ability to enter the mountains and trail networks, things may have gone under our radars. But not…

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