Recovery Is The Key To Consistency

A lot of runners underestimate the importance of rest and recovery during their training. Recovering between sessions is key in order to improve. Whether you are training for a spring marathon or a 5k, being able to hit your ‘sessions’ hard, allowing the body to adapt, improve and get stronger will lead to achieving PB... Continue Reading →

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Mixing it up

I get asked a lot of questions about my training, how much time I spend on the trails compared to road, speed, intervals, amount of vert etc. I think it’s really important to remember that everyone is different and will respond differently to training types and volumes. This article will give you a bit of... Continue Reading →

CCC 2018… More than just a race

The CCC is known as ‘UTMB’s little sister’, it’s a 101km race with 6500m vertical ascent which passes through 3 different countries! The level of competition is always amazing and the top trail runners are always in Chamonix at this time. I had my eyes set on CCC for the whole of 2018, it was... Continue Reading →

Marathon des Sables – My Top 10 Tips

The Marathon des Sables is more than just a race, it’s a journey of epic proportions. Known simply as the MdS, the race is a gruelling multi-stage adventure through a formidable landscape in one of the world’s most inhospitable climates - the Sahara Desert. The rules require you to be self-sufficient, to carry with you... Continue Reading →

Route Recce of Eiger Ultra Trail

“Time spent on reconnaissance is seldom wasted”. This saying has been hammered into me from the early days in my military career. With my next race being the Eiger 101km, I thought that I should practice what I preach and spend some time in Grindelwald and run the route that I will be racing in... Continue Reading →

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