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Snowline Snowspikes Review

I love fell and trail running in winter. Cloudless, blue sky days with lying snow make running a joy.  But what about when the snow gets compacted and icy or melts and then refreezes over night; aren’t these conditions dangerous … Continue reading

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Trail Running at Night

Trail running at night – don’t be afraid! I’m alert, senses heightened to the sounds and smells around me: an owl hoots away to my left, I notice the musky scent of fox and the damp, earthy smell of the … Continue reading

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Berghaus Voltage Jacket

Berghaus Voltage Jacket Review Depending on what type of running I’m doing I use different waterproof jackets.  For fell races I go for as small and lightweight as possible and use the Montane Minimus smock. However for day to day … Continue reading

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Firefly Electrostimulation

Fell running, particularly steeply uphill puts a great deal of stress on the lower leg muscles. I frequently suffer from sore or tight calves, especially after racing and often need a couple of days recovery before I can run again … Continue reading

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Fell Running in the Peak District

There are lots of reasons why the Peak District is a great location for fell and trail running. First of all there’s the scenery; from rough open moorlands to pretty limestone dales, each with their own flora and fauna and … 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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Come Run With Me

The beauty of running in the Peak District is that the Peak District is beautiful. 15 minutes.  That’s all it takes to escape the tarmac and traffic of Sheffield for the woods, trails and hills of the National Park. Wide … Continue reading

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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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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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Running on Ice

Icy conditions have made fell running training a little difficult recently. Although deep snow is difficult to run through it is actually great for training.  You have to work harder as the snow provides resistance to your forwards movement, you … Continue reading

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