Category: Running

1000 miles of free-running and obstacles 0

1000 miles of free-running and obstacles

This guy is clearly a little bonkers – but it’s bonkers in the name of charidy so that’s alright then. Go dude! See his blog here And the Observer article here

"i" really, really want one! 0

"i" really, really want one!

So I didn’t really want an Apple iPhone. Not really. I could appreciate it was a thing of gadgetry beauty and that it offered all kinds of nice apps. But I thought I could...

I really, really want one! 1

I really, really want one!

So I didn’t really want an Apple iPhone. Not really. I could appreciate it was a thing of gadgetry beauty and that it offered all kinds of nice apps. But I thought I could...

Finally, I ran to the top! 0

Finally, I ran to the top!

The first time I took the G-Force to run Dumgoyne hill, near Strathblane, I was fairly confident that I’d at least keep up with him. After all I’ve summitted this 1400ft scenic icon several...

The bike and wine diet 0

The bike and wine diet

Some years ago I recall the Herald’s flamboyant wine writer Joe Fattorini waxing lyrical about his great new weight loss plan. Rather than deny himself all his favourite treats, Joe told me that he’d...

Get on your bike to get fit 0

Get on your bike to get fit

It’s lighter, ever so slightly warmer (on some days) and there’s the faintest whiff of hope in the air as finally we all allow ourselves to look forward to spring and summer. So there’s...

One thing I know about injuries 0

One thing I know about injuries

Something that one of my triathlon pals once said about Amateur Athletes and injuries has stayed with me. While most of the general public will happily take the advice of their doctor to completely...

1,576 steps to madness! 0

1,576 steps to madness!

I found my jaw dropping as I watched competitors in the annual Empire State Building Run Up earlier this week. See here The bonkers event sees almost 300 runners racing up 1,576 steps –...