Monthly Archives: January 2014

Salomon XA Pro 3D Review

The Salomon XA Pro 3D is a trail running shoe rather than a fell shoe that I would normally wear. However I do run on trails and wearing a more aggressive sole is sometimes overkill so with Salomon’s good reputation … Continue reading

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Frosty Burbage Run

Sometimes the weather doesn’t inspire me to go running at all.  But today was different. We’ve had more than our fair share of wet and wind this winter.  Running under dull grey skies, head down vainly trying to avoid the … Continue reading

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Baby Food for Distance Runners?

Do you use energy gels for your long distances runs and races? I do and I tend to find them a little too sweet and sickly.  I use Science in Sport gels and like the fact that they are liquid … Continue reading

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Blizzard Bags

Winter fell and trail running in remote areas can be hazardous. Have you ever had to stop running whilst wearing only a thin base layer and waterproof top? If so you will have realised that it doesn’t take long to … Continue reading

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