Hi all, As the newest member of the team I wanted to write a quick post to say hi. My season is beginning to kick into gear. Its pretty manic from now until the Shef Half 1/2 at the end of May but Im super excited to see all that winter training pay off! Really excited to be on the team and look forward to helping us gets lots of wins this year. On that note, does any one fancy a crack at this: http://www.hellrider.co.uk/ Alastair and Matt, this might be a good one for us particularly as its relatively … Continue reading
managed to get a mid week pass out (ta mum) to have a recce of the borrowdale fell race. Didn’t run a step due to Ian’s sore heel so it took us 8 very pleasant hours including a spot of luncheon but the big question how the f**k did Billy run it in 2.35 when will this record go ever?
This was the first time I have done a championship race and I was really scared! It got worse as I saw some of the girls lining up; Lauren Jeska, Emma Clayton, Helen Finnes etc etc. I like to make a guess at how I will do before the race and I was revising down and down. My race tactic was to go out as hard as could and if I blew up at least I had tried. It was also weird to be in all ladies race. I normally use a lot of the dark peak blokes who I … Continue reading
It was my pleasure to attend the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival, or ‘SHAFF’ on the 9th of March, for a screening of a feature length documentary that collected the prize for Best Film in this year’s competition. The film is Unbreakable: The Western States 100. The film covers the 2010 Western States Endurance Race, and showcases the four Ultra Distance champions who battled it out for first place. The four in question are Hal Koerner, Anton Krupicka, Geoff Roes, and Kilian Jornet. Each runner remained individually undefeated until this race, and the cameras were there to record the event, as … Continue reading
Brand New, a mere 274grams and a price tag that makes you wonder just how good is this trainer? With a suggested retail price of £75, this appears to be one shoe that is bucking the global trend of price hikes. New Balance are celebrating 30 years of shoe manufacturing in the UK this year and in doing so have launched a new range of REVlite running shoes. The 890 is one of the first in that series. For me it was straight out of the box and onto my feet. Yes we had sold a few pairs in the store, … Continue reading
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