Today, Saturday 18 May, was a pretty epic day all in all. Just 7 weeks ago, I sprained my ankle. It looked like an elephant club foot, so attractive! Having to pull out of the four inns ultra was crap. Facing weeks without being able to run wasn’t any better. Those of you who know me well will be well aware I’m determined and ‘strong willed’ (polite way of saying stubborn). I’ve used this as a positive over the last few weeks, with the hathersage hurtle as my immediate goal for rehab and oh my God, have I worked hard … Continue reading
Above: That’s me in the middle. Hi, I’m Jon Waller and this is my first ever blog. Thank you to Stu Hale for asking me to write this, something that I would never have thought of doing! I’m a keen fell runner and at the end of April I competed in the ‘3 peaks’, a legendary Fell Race over the sacred Yorkshire mountains consisting of Pen-Y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. It’s 23 miles long, has 5000ft of ascent and each year consists of every conceivable type of weather, leading to the dilemma of what to wear to prevent both sunburn … Continue reading
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