Popped into Cairngorm Mountain this weekend while I was up staying in Coylumbridge for the weekend. Was delighted to see my photograph ‘View From The White Lady’ included in the ‘CairnGorm Mountain 50 Year Anniversary Photos Exhibition’. A great reminder of a cracking days skiing in the Cairngorms and, if I remember rightly, my first more
New post at The Running Bug, ‘Barefootin’‘ When it’s all you can do not to pump your hands in the air as one of your favourite trance tracks comes into the mix, you know that it’s as near to a perfect run as you can get and this run was certainly a contender on that more
As the Jubilee approaches I couldn’t resist posting this Instagram pic of my Union Jack styled Brooks Green Silence & my most patriotic towel lol!
I was pretty impressed with the inov8 Race Elite pack. However, I was still looking for something with a little more capacity and also something that could comfortably take 2 water bottles. I may have found this in the Osprey Talon 4. I have noticed the Talon 4 before but, in all honesty, just thought more
I have kept a note of my mileage for approximately 3 years now. I love to see the increase in miles but, at the same time, I have also used it as a rod to beat my own back. Most recently, I was beating myself up about my ‘low’ monthly mileage for May, a ‘mistake’ more
New post at The Running Bug, ‘It’s All In The Eating‘. It has been two days now since my second Cateran Trail Ultramarathon and I am feeling more than a touch battered! I had an excellent day. The race organisation was superb and the marshals were on top form as always. John Stanton, author and more
Thanks to Castleberg Outdoors for the 2011 Kilian’s Season, His Quest And His Races DVD. I have seen a couple of the episodes online and am looking forward to watching the DVD after this weekends Cateran Trail Ultramarathon. Perfect viewing material for my apres race chillout.
New post at The Running Bug, ‘Why Trail Wins & The Cateran Trail Ultramarathon’. I received a message from a running friend, Alan Stewart, last week to inform me that he had just “caught your little article in May’s Men’s Running mag”. I had no idea what he was on about initially but, admittedly, had more
I spent the weekend testing new gear for this weekend’s 55 mile Cateran Trail Ultramarathon. I have used Hilly Twin Skin socks for a couple of years now and so didn’t expect any problems with them. If anything, the new 2012 Twin Skins are even better than the previous versions. The Ron Hill Trail Half more
I received a message via Facebook last night from a running friend, Alan Stewart, telling me that he had “caught your little article in May’s Men’s Running’ mag”. I had no idea what he was on about but, admittedly, had fallen behind on my reading and still had both May and June issues of Men’s more