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Unlocked

Unlocked

…and so tomorrow the lockdown comes to an end. Sort of. There are still going to be restrictions on a bunch of different things and some people – including people close to me – are still going to be scared of heading out into the world where people are (potentially)...
Pegasus 36 Trail

Pegasus 36 Trail

When you run a long way your choice of shoe is important. For years I was running in the same model of shoe, the Nike Air Zoom Terra Kiger, and loved them. Whether on the trails they were built for or even on the road, they were a perfect fit for my feet and they...
Plant Powered

Plant Powered

Since the start of 2020 I’ve eaten a strict vegan diet. It’s not because I run long or race ultras, though there are plenty of people who eat that way for just that reason. I’ve read Eat and Run, I’ve read articles in Ultrarunning and elsewhere online...
Data Driven

Data Driven

I am a fan of technology, for sure. In the work that I do I spend most of my time on a computer, I work with software and technology companies, and I enjoy reading about and testing out new technologies. This extends into my running life, too, and while it may have...
Weight Loss

Weight Loss

Something that has been a goal for me this year is slimming down. I spent much of 2019 under a lot of stress and I didn’t manage it well. I ran too little, I ate too much, and I had too much to do with a new business, a new baby, and plenty of stress around the...
Training Plan

Training Plan

I’ve run ultras before but I’ve never used a training plan. Sometimes my runs worked out well, sometimes not so well. When things did go badly, I don’t think it was ever a result of my training – almost always it was a function of me doing...