Monthly Archives: March 2014

An Interview with Rich Cranswick

Like many ultra distance runners, I like to keep a keen eye on what the international elites are up to month by month. Often this is exploring the races they are doing or are building up to as well as … Continue reading

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Salomon S-Lab Sense 3 Ultra- Review

My first pair of sense shoes I was given as a present from my wife in March of last year- the Salomon Sense Ultra, a few days before we went to the Alps for a week. I don’t ski, but … Continue reading

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South Downs Way 50- Two Weeks To Go

At 9am on Saturday 5th April the second running of the South Downs Way 50 miler starts-  a race I haven’t run before and am very excited about. Over 400 runners are signed up to start and this will be … Continue reading

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Ultimate Direction Signature Series- Peter Bakwin Adventure Vest 2.0- Review

OK, this might be a long review, but hang in there if you are looking for a new race vest for 2014 and beyond. If you ran an ultramarathon last year, anywhere in the world, you will no doubt have … Continue reading

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Social Media and Ultrarunning

This past weekend, I deactivated my Facebook account. It will probably be a temporary thing and I will no doubt be back, but I wanted a bit of a break. It is a great tool for keeping in touch with … Continue reading

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Salomon Minim 2.5L Jacket- Review

It has been one of the wettest winters since records began. Virtually every run I have done has been in the wet and I am well and truly ready for Spring to come. For all of the races I am … Continue reading

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Mountain Bear Ground Control- Review

You can always tell when a car review on Top Gear is going to end well, when they start with all the negative points first. Well, here goes for the new shoe from Mountain Bear- the Ground Control. The website … Continue reading

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