‘’Until you’re broken, you don’t know what you’re made of. It gives you the ability to build yourself all over again, but stronger than ever.’’ This quote has never been more apparent than in the past week or so. I mean there’s nothing worse than being broken and when its during a race and only… Read More From DNF to a great week!
I’m standing at the start line about to take on this epic challenge. I am running in the elite wave of The Suffering and on listening to the race brief we are told to expect no less than 10 miles of obstacle. No less than 10 miles meaning they don’t even know how far the race course exactly… Read More The Suffering OCR
One of my favourite places in the UK is Dorset and the Jurassic coast. I find the place as stress free as it can get with rolling countryside and beautiful coastlines. I have wanted to run at least some part of the Jurassic Coast for some time now. With a little weekend break managed to get my… Read More Sandbanks to Swanage a little 17 Miles!
As a keen long distance runner I am always trying to find ways of fueling myself and for the most part of a year have been using gels and not entirely liking them. Tailwind states the following on their website and this is why I was keen to try it out. All you need, all… Read More Reviewed – Tailwind Nutrition
Even when I was in the army I was never particularly fit, I mean yes I could Run, Tab and carry a lot of weight but I never pushed myself or found it interesting. Over the years I became less enthusiastic about doing Physical Training and after being diagnosed in 2009 with PTSD, Lets say… Read More Why I Run.
Now I do not normally start a review by telling you how good something is but Ultimate Direction have the holy grail of vests in the form of there new Jurek FKT Vest! Ultimate Direction and Scott Jurek are back again with a new line of vests and belts. I managed to get my hands… Read More Ultimate Direction Jurek FKT Vest
A question that popped over and over last month is what kit do I NEED to carry on Trail Runs. This all depends on distance but if you are going out into the wilderness for anything more than 15 miles here are a few Essentials that I carry. First Aid Kit If your going out… Read More Trail Running Essentials
An all round flask that can keep your coffee warm in the winter and your water cold in the summer is a must for all adventure seekers whether you walk, run or climb its always a handy bit of kit. In the past I have used countless products that just do not deliver and coming… Read More Review – Hydro Flask
So the start of 2017 and with Christmas feeling so long ago now it was time to kick start the year with a good month of running. First off what a great start to the year for myself becoming a finalist in the Run Ultra Blog awards. something I am Immensely proud of and was… Read More January an amazing month of running!
Energy bars are something every sports person will eat at some stage during a training or racing. Grub has brought out energy bars with a little difference Edible insects! FACT – Crickets are high in protein, have more iron than beef and as much calcium as milk. Now I know what you are thinking a… Read More Eat Grub