A Little Adventure: Two days on the Cotswold Way

I think it's fair to say that I've been bitten by the ultrarunning bug. Back in 2011 when I started running regularly, I joined my lovely club the Ealing Eagles. I remember jogging along next to a man who had (at the time) run some 70 marathons and was heading very quickly towards becoming a … Continue reading A Little Adventure: Two days on the Cotswold Way

Review: MotionLab bag

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to get my hands on a prototype MotionLab bag for test and review, and to have a chat with founder Rob Moncreiff about his ideas and plans for the running backpack of the future. His pitch was a curious one: a bag that boldly claims to remove … Continue reading Review: MotionLab bag

Trail Menorca Cami de Cavalls Costa Sud 85km

7th November 2017, 9:00pm It was a fairly easy sell, as far as holidays that happen to coincide with races go. "Fancy a trip to Menorca? There's a 50 miler Saturday, then we can crash out for a few days in an all-inclusive." "Will it be warm and is there a beach?" "Yes." "Sounds good … Continue reading Trail Menorca Cami de Cavalls Costa Sud 85km

Devon

[This post is adapted from my recent article for the iffleyroad.com journal] I love it when a plan comes together. Late in October, at a meeting with some of the Iffley Road brand ambassadors, Claire and Bill showed us an example of their brand new Dartmoor baselayer. "I'm actually going to the highest point in … Continue reading Devon