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Arran Adventures and a Vegan B&B

Arran Adventures and a Vegan B&B

For Nige’s birthday this year we decided on a long weekend to one of the beautiful islands off the West coast of Scotland, Arran. From Edinburgh, you can drive to the port in Ardrossan in less than 2 hours, jump… View Post

Guernsey Ultramarathon GU36

Guernsey Ultramarathon GU36

“Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.” Victor Hugo, writer of Les Miserable and Guernsey Resident. Two years ago, I ran around Jersey. I went with a bunch of awesome people from my running club Datchet… View Post

MIUT Marathon Report

MIUT Marathon Report

  I’d had my eye on the Madeira Island Ultra Trail, or MIUT, series for a good few years before we finally plucked up the courage to enter. I’d heard only good things about the races from running buddies, been… View Post

Monte, Madeira: The Warm Up

Monte, Madeira: The Warm Up

With our MIUT marathon on Saturday, we flew from Edinburgh to Funchal, via Gatwick on Thursday. This gave us time to hop in our hire car at the airport and drive to race HQ at Machico to collect our numbers… View Post

Edale Skyline Race Report (Steph)

Edale Skyline Race Report (Steph)

Challenge yourself. Push your boundaries. We are familiar with the quotes, memes and so on. We use them to pick us up, to fight the fear, to bolster friends, to inspire others. Sometimes though the rules aren’t made to be… View Post

Marathon training and magnesium

Marathon training and magnesium

Advertisement Feature Spring training and marathon training and racing is upon us. Steph raced in Boston last week and picked up her six star medal, what an incredible achievement! Stay tuned for the full lowdown on the race, I can’t… View Post

Screel Hill Race 2019

Screel Hill Race 2019

With only one big race in the calendar left for this year I decided to get some inspiration from our Club Championship races, a mix of Carnethy-organised, Scottish and British Champs races. This weekend was the second race on the… View Post

A Spring Energy Refresh with E.ON

A Spring Energy Refresh with E.ON

The clocks spring forward in a week or so and I’m looking forward to lighter, longer evenings and running without a head torch! The transition period between Winter and Spring can be tough. Just as you think it might be… View Post

Belvoir Challenge

Belvoir Challenge

The Belvoir Challenge is not for the faint hearted, there are big hills, about 10-15 stiles, and even after an unseasonably hot February, plenty of mud, slippy grass and sheep poo.… View Post

Berlin Blue Door Supper Club

Berlin Blue Door Supper Club

If you’ve not heard of a supper club before, let me explain. Fabulous cooks who want to share their food with others, basically hold a dinner party for strangers and charge for the food!… View Post

Running with the crowd

Running with the crowd

On Sunday I left my comfort zone and joined a new running group. For some this might not seem like a challenge, but we all have a pace, route and go-to-running-buddy we feel comfortable with, and leaving the safety of… View Post

Finding a new love in my run commute

Finding a new love in my run commute

Valentine’s Day, how cliché. Today I wanted to share a new found love in something I’ve only recently started doing. Running to work. The odds were always against me and some still are, but with our house move came a… View Post

Top Triathlon Tips

Top Triathlon Tips

Steph says she was probably the least likely person to join a triathlon club… EVER, but she did and wants to encourage you to, or at least think about it. Here are her top tips!… View Post

February snow days!

February snow days!

On the first few days of February in Edinburgh the speckled snow- topped Pentland hills were calling, but so was moving day. After quite a bit of to-ing and fro-ing Nige and I have finally bought our first home together,… View Post