Category: Running

It’s all gone dark 1

It’s all gone dark

Is it me just back from a dazzling white ski hol? Or was today just too black to believe? Out for my usual 50-minute run while Little Miss Outdoors attends a French class I...

Running in the rain 0

Running in the rain

It might have been wet and puddley underfoot but at least the ice and snow had gone. And it might have been heavy rain but there was a great turnout and lots of new...

Running in the rain 2

Running in the rain

It might have been wet and puddley underfoot but at least the ice and snow had gone. And it might have been heavy rain but there was a great turnout and lots of new...

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...

Running out of places to run 1

Running out of places to run

The snow is beautiful and I’ve loved the sledging and the gorgeous views. For the first couple of days I also enjoyed the fun of running ankle deep in the white stuff. But then...

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...

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...

It’s faster on foot 0

It’s faster on foot

Yet again I have found that heading into Glasgow from my home in Bearsden is quicker on foot or two wheels than by car or train. The distance is only around six or seven...

Sunday’s “instead” hill run 0

Sunday’s “instead” hill run

Campsie Fells Having not even made it into the car to head north to support the West Highland Way race, let alone on foot into the great outdoors, I was keen to find a...