Episode 194 – Beth Pascall – Sabrina Stanley and Tom Evans

Episode 194 – Is a packed show with Beth Pascall talking about her incredible Bob Graham Round. Sabrina Stanley discusses her new FKT for the Nolans 14 and Tom Evans talks 13:41 for 5km and how that fits in to … Continue reading

Sea to Summit Ultra Light Sleeping Mat

A good nights sleep is essential when racing a multi-day adventure if out fastpacking. Without sleep, our ability to recover is compromised and eventually, sleep deprivation will impact on performance, mental strength and even one’s appetite. Carrying a sleeping mat … Continue reading

Tips for the Trail – Sea To Summit Ultra Light Sleeping Mat (Extra Small)

A good nights sleep is essential when racing a multi-day adventure if out fastpacking. Without sleep, our ability to recover is compromised and eventually, sleep deprivation will impact on performance, mental strength and even one’s appetite. Carrying a sleeping mat … Continue reading

Rondane 100 2020 Race Preview

Many areas of Scandinavia have been very fortunate amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic to see a return to racing. The iconic Besseggen took place in June and in the following weeks, we have witnessed races, albeit low-key with restrictions appear. Now, … Continue reading

Fastpacking

Fastpacking is all the rage at the moment. Runners and hikers all over the world are heading off for mini or extended multi-day adventures in a semi of fully self-sufficient manner. I wrote an intro to Fastpacking HERE and then … Continue reading

Attach a Front Pack to a Running Pack

Fastpacking, multi-day adventures or running stage races like Marathon des Sables, often need creative ideas for adding not only extra storage space, but storage that is accessible, ‘on-the-go!’ Some brands actually produce Front Packs that work in conjunction with a … Continue reading

Katadyn BeFree 600ml Soft Flask

Katadyn BeFree Water Filter bottle Running long, fastpacking or journeying for multiple days, either racing or training and the need for water is a constant problem. It’s impossible to carry all that you would need and therefore, one must either … Continue reading

TIPS for the TRAIL

Trail running is for all and as we spend more time on the trail, we all learn what does and what does not work. Through a series of articles, step-by-step I will go through my Tips for the Trail and … Continue reading

Tips for the Trail – Katadyn BeFree 600ml Soft Flask

Running long, fastpacking or journeying for multiple days, either racing or training, and the need for water is a constant problem. It’s impossible to carry all that you would need and therefore, one must either resort to one of the … Continue reading

Tips for the Trail – Attaching a Front Pack or Camera Bag to a running pack.

Fastpacking, multi-day adventures or running stage races like Marathon des Sables, often need creative ideas for adding not only extra storage space, but storage that is accessible, ‘on-the-go!’ Some brands actually produce Front Packs that work in conjunction with a … Continue reading