Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bring Me Sunshine

It’s late May, I should be fell running under early summer skies. But today the wind is from the north bringing cold, squally showers and even though the Peak District should escape the unseasonable wintry flurries forecast for Scotland and … Continue reading

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Montane Litespeed my Old Friend

We’ve been together a long time my Montane Litespeed and I. Seen some good times, some pretty rough ones too and it’s certainly not always been easy, not always fun;  Remember that time on Kinder when the visibility was so … Continue reading

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Get the Best from your GPS

Tips for using your GPS watch to help with navigation. Whilst teaching navigation skills to runners I often notice that they wear an “all singing” GPS watch but rarely use the functions to get the most out of it.  Here … Continue reading

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Testing Conditions on Helvellyn

The Helvellyn Triathlon run route is tough at the best of times. Add strong winds, low cloud, heavy rain, sleet and patches of lying snow and you’re in for a real challenge. Mark and Scott were booked on to the … Continue reading

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