For short runs some emergency sweets or a gel in your pocket will normally do the trick for a quick boost but as you increase the distance, especially if you;re running over a normal mealtime, taking real homemade food is great and you can easily adapt textures and flavours to make food you can easily … Continue reading Homemade Running Snacks
Author: Libby and Lisa Last summer we completed a continuous round of the Munros. We were on the go for 10+ hours nearly everyday for 77 days. Consequently we ate a lot of food, and most of this was eaten on the go. Cereal bars made up a large part of our on-the-go diet. We did … Continue reading The Cereal Bar League
Through work I get sent to the most amazing places in the world, and I can count myself very lucky for that! That said, these trips usually have a couple of things in common: I am usually travelling alone, sometimes in less touristy areas, and with limited free time available. I've found that exploring the … Continue reading Runsploring: Solo travel as a long-distance runner
Authors: Bodil and Corin We often get asked what type of food we take on our overnight running adventures. Finding lightweight, tasty and nutritious meals which only need hot water to prepare can be a real challenge, especially if you are on a budget! Find here our favourite (mostly homemade) recipes for a mountain marathon or overnight … Continue reading Top homemade Mountain Marathon recipes
Do running shoes cause injuries? Are they to blame, and could we use running shoe design to help us stay injury-free?
Top tips for staying active when you're injured from running, with cross-training sports that get you out in nature!
Authors: Lisa and Bodil When setting out on a Mountain Marathon you will need to carry everything for a nights camping in your running backpack. So, when all the grams count but you do want a good nights sleep, what do we carry around? Lisa Backpack: OMM 20 L Sleeping bag: Rab Neutrino endurance 200 Sleeping … Continue reading Mountain Marathon: what we carry
AUTHOR: CORIN So you want to run an Ultra-Marathon? Last Saturday Bo, Libby, Lisa and I gave a SHED talk at Sheffield Adventure Film Festival about 'Demystifying the Ultra-Marathon'. It was basically a TED talk, if you're familiar with those, but based in Sheffield (see what they did there with the name!). In our talk we spoke … Continue reading Top Tips for getting into Ultra Running
Author: Bodil As beauties and the bog, we know a thing or two about bog running. But first of all, what do I mean with a bog? "bog (noun) an area of wet muddy ground that is too soft to support a heavy body. synonyms: marsh, swamp, wetland" 1 Quick feet So, our first tip … Continue reading Five best bog hopping techniques