Well we may be out of the worst of the Winter and the days are getting longer, but if last week is anything to go by then we may still have some cold snaps before Spring! Getting the motivation to head out for a run can be tough, and when it's cold and wet, it can be even harder! I've comprised a short tick list of tips on how to run in the colder weather.
Good Morning Ferals! And happy Saturday to you! Today is my third instalment in my little West Highland Way series. Day two took me along the second half of Loch Lomand, through dense evergreen woodland and down into Tyndrum. It was a glorious day of running in the beautiful Scottish sunshine over incredibly varied terrain [...]
Hello Ferals! Well, I guess that's summer almost over. Not quite as hot as last year which isn't always a bad thing, but I'm not quite ready to say goodbye to the long evenings and bright mornings yet! I actually just got back from an amazing long weekend running in the Dolomites where Summer is [...]
Hello Ferals! Today's blog is all about how and what to pack for a day of running in the mountains. This is the standard kit that I would pack into my Montane VIA Claw 14 if I was heading out for a full day. I do have a much smaller running pack that just squeezes in a bit [...]
Control your legs Let them fly Not too much Don't land on your heels Look after your knees Skip Skip Breathe *zzz, zzz* "Mumma?" Oh yes - our Sunday Evening phone call. It had become somewhat of a routine. Nothing long, just a check in on how our week had been and how we were [...]
Wow - Hi guys! It has been a long old while since I wrote about my Ultra Training - fear not, I have not given up. I have actually managed to stick to the training plan incredibly well for the first time EVER! I have just not had the motivation to write about my training [...]
Good morning Ferals! I know I haven't posted an ultra-training update for quite some time, but that's because the long, wet runs in the dark are rather uninspiring. I'm already looking forward to the longer evenings and bright early mornings and I'm well aware that the tough dark miles now will make for a more [...]