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Monthly Archives: January 2012

A Hello from Houghboy.

Allow me to introduce myself, I’m Houghboy, and I have absolutely no idea what I’m doing! I’m Chris Hough, AKA Houghboy(pronounced How-Boy).  I’ve been invited to join the sales team here at the store, and am busy learning all about … Continue reading

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Road Shoe Revolution…

There has been a lot of talk in the press about ‘Minimalism’ in recent months, with Saucony definitely leading a program of shoe introduction for road runners.  Minimalism sounds quite daunting after all the years of ‘moderate support’, ‘Motion Control’ … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE 24th January 2012 ACCELERATE WIN IN RACE FOR EXCELLENCE The UK’s Ultimate Urban and Trail Running Store, Accelerate, last week received an “Excellence in Retail” Award. At a gala evening which saw owners Stuart Hale and Debbie Smith … Continue reading

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Now Here’s the Thing…

  It’s ‘Buzzing’ and it’s just kinda happening. I parked the car and was instantly hit by the smell of ‘New’ cut pine trees.  That got me thinking.  What is it about January that gets you laying the foundations for … Continue reading

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New Year, New Blog

Ok, so it’s a little belated, but we’d better get the formalities out of the way first…Happy 2012!  This blogging malarky is a little new to us, but it seems like everyone is doing it, from coffee art aficionados to circuit board lovers. … Continue reading

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