Seeking asylum in the hills & transcendence on the trails


Sunshine and dusty trails – video

Thoughts of warmer times have been keeping me going through the cold, wind, rain, snow, ice and darkness of winter training in Scotland.

I thought this short video of some Arizonian trails might also cheer you up.

This is why we run right?


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A Winter WHW trial (08.11.2013)

On Friday I set out on a challenge that was never really meant to be. I had other plans that had been scuppered by circumstances and bad timing’s (a recurring theme for me of late). So rather than do nothing and waste the ambition I decided on a double WHW. Yep, I know, off-the-cuff like that doesn’t quite give that particular challenge enough respect. A fair accusation I guess, but I do know what’s involved in a WHW both in summer and in winter. (more…)