Category: Running

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...

New Newtons – a Eureka moment? 0

New Newtons – a Eureka moment?

A Glasgow Tri Club comrade was sporting a shiny new pair of the Newton Gravity trainers at the run session last night. They do look very beautiful and certainly the extra ledgey bits underneath...

New Newtons – a Eureka moment? 1

New Newtons – a Eureka moment?

A Glasgow Tri Club comrade was sporting a shiny new pair of the Newton Gravity trainers at the run session last night. They do look very beautiful and certainly the extra ledgey bits underneath...

What is snowboarding good for? 0

What is snowboarding good for?

Heading out for my first run after our fantabulous (Little Miss Outdoors’ word) skiing/boarding holiday in Tignes les Brevieres I suddenly had the awful feeling that I might be getting old. Every step threw...