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clock11th October 2020

An absolute drenching at the Keswick Lakeland Trails did nothing to dampen our spirits. After lockdown and everything 2020 has thrown at us, to be able to run a covid-adapted event was just what we needed. As many blog posts here have said, my love of trail running was fuelled by Lakeland Trails. It was […]   Keep reading »

Lakeland Trails Helvellyn brings amazing surprise

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clock31st December 2019

The Helvellyn race by Lakeland Trails threw up the most beautiful and unexpected surprise for me when on the return path to Glenridding.   Running for enjoyment rather than racing. A total chance meeting with an old friend. This was a special day indeed 🙂   This post has been some time coming. The past […]   Keep reading »

Returning to Staveley 18k Lakeland Trails

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clock6th May 2019

All part of the build towards Lakeland 50, this run was to get miles in the legs in the Lakes. Build up had been a little erratic due to another chest infection which had meant 2 weeks without running in 8-21 April. At that time I’d started doing some 16-17k runs locally at conversation pace […]   Keep reading »

Camelbak Competition 2019 Winners

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clock26th January 2019

Congratulations to the winners of the Camelbak competition 2019.  The lucky winners are: 1st prize: Dan Williams Camelbak ULTRA PRO vest  (size S, M or L – to be confirmed) 2nd prize: Natalie Carr Camelbak OCTANE XCT 3rd prize: John Butler AND Michelle Higgs Both win a Camelbak buy soma online no prescription CIRCUIT vest […]   Keep reading »

Tried n’ tested: Aussie Grit apparel

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clock18th January 2019

Tried n’ Tested: Aussie Grit Apparel   Please note: These products have been tested extensively over almost 12 months (since Feb 2018).   As part of their launch into the UK market, I was invited to test and review a range of Aussie Grit trail running apparel. The brand was completely new to me so […]   Keep reading »

Camelbak Competition 2019

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clock6th January 2019

£350+ of prizes in Camelbak competition Competition closed Friday 18 January 2019 @ 20:00 (GMT). Get 2019 off to a flying start with one of these fantastic Camelbak hydration vests.   1x CIRCUIT vest deep amethyst RRP &75 (model year 2017/2018) 1x CIRCUIT vest lime punch RRP £75 (model year 2017/2018) 1x ULTRA PRO vest  […]   Keep reading »

Remembering why you run

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clock23rd April 2018

Hawkshead Lakeland Trails event offered the perfect opportunity to remind me why I love to run. And why trail running is a particular favourite.   The #Run1000Miles community, set up by ex Trail Magazine editor Claire Maxted in 2017,  continues to thrive in 2018. There are almost 4,500 members now from all parts of the […]   Keep reading »

Ultra supreme: Louise Greenwood runner interview

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clock13th April 2018

Soaking wet, utterly miserable and about to be hit by a blizzard! That was Louise Greenwood on the recent Devon Coast to Coast. Getting through such lows plus the amazing camaraderie of ultra runners is why she loves it so much. Read on!   This runner interview is a gem. Really hope you enjoy it […]   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 »

Dirty Double weekend at Helvellyn & Ullswater

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clock27th October 2017

Shattered and smiling. Sweating buckets as I struggled to effortlessly ran over the top of the climb between Silver Crag and Birk Fell. My son well and truly disappeared into the distance. And I was loving it!!! This is the ‘Dirty Double’ weekend of Helvellyn and Ullswater Lakeland Trail runs. First time I’d done it for 5 […]   Keep reading »


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