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Scorching trails in Staveley

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clock9th May 2018

What a glorious day at Lakeland Trails Staveley! For this event, when the sun is out, you can simply lap up the festival atmosphere of a trail running event 🙂 I’d arrived around 08:30 so as not to rush and risk missing the registration cut off time as I had done at Hawkshead! It was […]   Keep reading »

Lowri Morgan’s incredible PTL Challenge

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clock27th April 2018

NEW Lowri Morgan runner interview: An astounding challenge, Rebel Girls, facing your fears and so much more 🙂  Sit back & enjoy!   I recently had the immense pleasure of interviewing Welsh ultra running legend Lowri Morgan again. Why? Well she’s set to complete an incredible PTL Challenge. Read below to find out more – […]   Keep reading »

Running For Her Life: Rachel Cullen interview

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clock5th March 2018

In this incredibly open and honest interview, Rachel shares some insights from her bestselling book “Running For My Life”. I’m right in the middle of reading this, having heard and read some of Rachel’s story early 2018. I can’t recommend the book enough whether you’re a runner or not and particularly if you know someone […]   Keep reading »

True Transformation: Rachel Edmunds interview

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clock16th February 2018

A picture tells 1000 words. Combined with the person’s own words, it says so much more! Read and see Rachel Edmunds’ running transformation below. I know Rachel through the Trail Running magazine #Run1000Miles Facebook community. She was very surprised to be asked to do an interview. Hopefully you’ll instantly see why her story is such […]   Keep reading »

Eddie Arthur interview

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clock3rd January 2018

59 year old Eddie Arthur started running in his teens. Here he talks about #Run1000Miles, favourite places to run, preferred nutrition and more.   Eddie, what was your reason for getting involved in the #Run1000Miles Challenge? To be honest, I’m not sure, I think part of the motivation was to get a free ruff. I […]   Keep reading »

Smashing Stereotypes: One step at a time

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clock2nd December 2017

You run, you’re a woman, you wear a hijabi… you may have to overcome stereotypes. In this enlightening interview, Lynne AKA “Jogonhijabi”, talks about the importance of running and joy of #Parkrun.   How did you get into running and why? I have always enjoyed regular cardio exercise at the gym however never ran outside […]   Keep reading »

Interview: Raj Mahapatra – a truly remarkable runner

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clock20th April 2017

When you’re told you’ll be in a wheelchair within 10 years and not to run, what do you do? In this poignant, touching and stirring interview, Raj Mahapatra explains how running helps him cope with one of the most debilitating conditions. In an attempt to do Raj justice, I’m writing this pretty much as the […]   Keep reading »

Wild Running: Jen & Sim Benson interview

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clock23rd May 2016

Wild Running: Interview with Jen & Sim Benson Passionate about running, adventure, environmentalism, travel, mountains and so much more… Jen and Sim Benson share their experiences with us 🙂   Jen and Sim, you’re best known for your “Wild Running” book, a superb guide for anyone wishing to explore British trails and fells. Out of […]   Keep reading »

His fire burns, burns, burns: Dom Williams interview

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clock30th October 2015

In our latest interview, we chat to Dom Williams – a gent who in so many ways embodies the spirit of what running can do for people and communities. Dom, where on earth do we start?! You’ve achieved so much recently but let’s begin with something straightforward… How did you get into running? I got […]   Keep reading »

Race Director Interview: Graham Patten

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clock14th September 2015

In our latest interview, we meet Graham Patten: Race Director, BGR member, all-round trail lover! Graham, you’re probably best known for the Lakeland Trails. What is the ethos behind these? I started the Lakeland Trails in 2004 out of sheer frustration – I’d been moaning for years that our area of the world (the Lake District) didn’t […]   Keep reading »


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