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


[This post is adapted from my recent article for the 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

East Sussex (and going long)

I've recently been thinking a lot about what it is I enjoy the most about running. Everyone is different in their priorities when it comes to outdoor sports, and for me it has always been the opportunity to explore new places and to cover a much greater distance than by walking alone, with minimal extra … Continue reading East Sussex (and going long)