It almost feels as if the runners of Sheffield are all heading out to the Scott Snowdonia Trail Marathon and Half this coming weekend. The course, having taken a look last weekend, looks a corker. For me and the majority of the Team Accelerate Runners will be competing in the half: Julian Lings, Chris Shelton and Dot Kesterton, plus myself and Colin Papworth making up the numbers. Chris ‘HoughBoy’ and Stu Walker will be going the full distance, along with special guest Lee Walker (Just to prove that Walker’s can run!). The course is typical Snowdonia. A mass start and … Continue reading
Funny, it may well have been a while since my last proper running trip to Snowdonia, yet with a week booked the last two things I expected was Costa del Wales and footwear that made ‘Sense’ out of Mountain Running. I love the Peak District, the running in the whole area is very good with options of open fell side and very hilly trails. It is a good proving ground for the higher regions over to the west and of course further north. Choosing training routes that climb, descend, then climb a few times more, with the corresponding descents, can … Continue reading
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