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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Riddle me this!

Posted on by Guest Blogger

  Last week I posted a slightly cryptic piece, in the hope that some – if not all would quickly work out that I was about to lose my ParkRun cherry. Well, now that the weekend is over and I can elaborate on that experience in full, I have to tell you (confess really) it was a lot harder than I’d expected. Too hard. I have to admit, I had delusions of grandeur where timing was concerned.  I honestly thought I was capable of around an 18 minute finish. Why so confident?  2013, Sheffield Half Marathon – I covered the … Continue reading

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Inov-8, You Sense They Are Getting the Right Footwear Balance?

Posted on by Run Stu

It’s just possible the UK’s best selling off road running brand is Inov-8. They have been aggresive from the outset with their marketing, at times innovative with that too. As one of the few remaining British running companies they have a very loyal following, yet they have come in for some pretty intense criticism too. Shoes that appeared to fall apart to quickly caused them to have to battle agaisnt those that thought 1,000 miles for a fell shoe was nothing and lets face it, their own inexperince in what makes a tough off trail, mountain or fell shoe.  One … Continue reading

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