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What are the best shoes for Fell Running?

One question that I’m often asked is “What are the best shoes for Fell Running?”  The answer is simple; “It depends…” what are the best shoes for fell running? Ok, simple but not very helpful!  That’s because there are a … Continue reading

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Paddy Buckley Round

The Paddy Buckley Round covers 61 miles and ascends around 28,000ft as it crosses 47 peaks of North Wales. As well as the obvious investment of time spent training to get fit for the challenge it also requires a large … Continue reading

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A Year of Trail and Fell Running

Another year of trail running and fell running and some great memories. January gave some cold, crisp, blue sky winter days, probably my favourite running conditions. In February I organised a “navigation for fell runners” course.  It was great to … Continue reading

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Motivation for Winter Running

It’s cold, wet and windy and dark by 4pm. Doesn’t particularly inspire you to go fell and trail running does it! But what’s the alternative:  Sitting at home watching telly with that nagging, guilty feeling that you haven’t been training? … 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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Spring, Sun and Snow

Fell Running in the Peak District has been difficult of late. But this weekend Spring showed her long awaited face and warmth returned.  Blue skies, sunshine and a respite from the nagging, bone chilling easterly wind that we have endured … Continue reading

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Keep the snow out of your shoes

Inov-8 Debris Sock Review I recently won a pair of Inov-8 Debris Socks.  Designed to keep grit and stones from getting into your shoes I promptly put them to the back of the drawer thinking they’d come in handy next … Continue reading

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Winter Lingers

A year ago I sat in the sun on Grindslow Knoll, marshalling on the Edale Skyline fell race. This year I had planned on doing the race and was looking forwards to a gruelling 20 odd miles of running, however … Continue reading

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