Tag Archives: outdoor fitness

The Mean Streets of Cheltenham

I’ve spent approximately 92.7% of my 35 and a half years on Earth in Cheltenham. When I was a kid I walked to school, by the time I was in my teens that was an hour commute each way. I … Continue reading

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Things I Learned On Friday…

I switched things up a bit on Friday¬†and went for a 17 mile run along the Sharpness to Gloucester Canal. I learnt a few things along the way… 17 miles is a long way. A trail is very different on … Continue reading

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It’s Not All About The Trainers…

…sometimes it’s all about the bike. On Friday I went over the border to Wales for a long ride in the wilds of Afan and Glyncorrwg Forests. (I can’t believe they charge ¬£6.20 to get in to Wales now. There’s … Continue reading

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Walking In The Shadow Of Giants

The 10th time I stood on Snowdon’s summit I swore I wouldn’t come back unless it was to bring my own (as yet unborn) children to the top of Wales sometime in the far future. On Saturday, as I sat … Continue reading

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3 Tips For Your Best Race Ever

1 – Start in the right place Most races will start in waves, or pens, or will in some other way be segregated by the speed at which you think you’re likely to cover the distance. My advice…ignore these completely. … Continue reading

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