Snipped

A few weeks ago I got The Snip. If you don’t know what I mean, a quick Google will soon inform you. The timing was good and the timing was bad. It came 2 days after I ran – or rather dragged myself round – the Scafell Skyrace (SSR), so I was already limping – […]

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A Rude Awakening

The thought of getting up at 5am to go running has often appealed to me. And it has more often appalled me! With two young kids, sacrificing any opportunity to sleep seems churlish. Yet, this week I took the plunge, getting up at 5am twice. On my first foray I was rewarded with the rising sun […]

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Skyrunning Comes to Scotland

On Saturday we headed up to Glen Coe to take in the eagerly anticipated Salomon Glen Coe Skyline race.  This would be the first time that Skyrunning has come to Scotland and boy was it a cracker! With our toddler and dog in tow we had no chance of getting from the north of Glasgow to the […]

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Running Alpe d’Huez

Today the penultimate stage of le Tour de France heads up the most famous climb in the Tour; Alpe d’Huez. 21 hairpin bends snaking impossibly up a relentless and stunning mountainside. 4 years ago Jo and I were working for a cycling tour operator. On a rare morning off we got a lift down to […]

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