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Run safe

I’ve started running again, so am re-posting this guide I wrote in 2012 to staying safe when out running. To remind myself us much as anything else. Team up The safest run is always going to be one that you … Continue reading

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High ways to the danger zone

There is a breed of people who benefit from getting into the outdoors. I think might be one of them. I don’t want to just be in the great outdoors, I want the thrill of moving through the great outdoors. … Continue reading

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Beinn a’Chreachan and Beinn Achaladair

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This was long hard hike with a lot of pathless and rough boggy ground. But as the pictures hopefully show, very worthwhile in good weather as the views really are quite stunning. I could take or leave the ascent path … Continue reading

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How I bounced off a hill with barely a scrape

This day was different. Every morning had sent shards of sunlight through the gaps in the curtains in our hotel room. But this morning there was nothing but gloom. With the wife and boy still sleeping I went downstairs to … Continue reading

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The hill by the trail

In my previous post “Sweating it out’, I made mention of a hill at the side of the Siller Pass, which I briefly thought about climbing, before changing my mind. Well, I changed my mind, again. I had left wife … Continue reading

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Sweating it out

I made it about 4 days into our beach holiday before I put my running shoes on. I wasn’t itching to get running, just pootling about on the beach with the boy while waiting for the pain from my cruciate ligament … Continue reading

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