Category: Running

Running on ice – the solution 2

Running on ice – the solution

Thanks to fellow runner Superfit Dave, I may now have the answer to how to run on the ice and snow. First, Superfit suggested that I use orienteering shoes with spikes. These are like...

It’s all in the detail 0

It’s all in the detail

Sometimes I come across new fitness/outdoors kit that includes a detail that is so fab I want to tell everyone about it. This time it’s a couple of new Nike products that I recently...

Oh-so-happy with my new Helly Hansen top 0

Oh-so-happy with my new Helly Hansen top

I started with the traditional dark blue version of the Helly Hansen long-sleeved baselayer many years ago. It’s the one that almost all sporty, outdoorsy types will have owned/still own. Certainly anyone who ever...

Bronze for Moira’s “silver” marathon run 0

Bronze for Moira’s “silver” marathon run

Once upon a time there was a young woman who decided to run her first marathon, the Belfast City Marathon. Aged in her early 20s, wearing regulation 1980s cotton shorts and t-shirts and equipped...

Review: Shiny new Newton trainers 0

Review: Shiny new Newton trainers

Newton’s “Motion” trainers review by David Wilson, who is a keen triathlete and president of Glasgow Triathlon Club Traditionally the ability to “buy speed” has been limited to the bike leg of a triathlon...