Scafell Skyrace 2018

Feeling like you’re on the coat-tails of those on the shirt-tails of those who are running in a Union Jack flag that’s been converted and stream-lined into a piece of clothing known commonly as a ‘vest’ is a horrible place…
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Over-hyped prima-donna comes over here and steals OUR records: The story of the sub-13 BGR!

No, that's not Lingmoor behind him....
Ahhh the power of the ‘headline’. One for all you dickhead Daily Mail readers to relate to. Bet you were dragged over here looking for another rant and subsequent “I’ll let you know” backlash rant of your own huh? Guess…
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Spring has sprung: A round-up

Seeing as no-one actually asked me what I’ve been up to this past few months, I thought I’d volunteer the information to save your shyness. Training has been pretty consistent save for a niggle here and an illness there. I’ve…
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Racing: Styles, Secrets and Tips

Racing is a dark art. Fell racing the most noir. Arguably the cauldron of art and science. Monet, after all, did not mix his own paint. What does that mean? No-one knows. Mystery. Conjecture, from which all good debates must…
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Seal Cub Clubbing Club

Who's who......fellrunners are a stylish lot.
What’s with all these clubs huh?! What even is a club?? Fell-running’s got its fair share right? What are they? Where are they? And are they any good? Who’s the best? Who’s the worst? Who even cares?!………….me. I do. So,…
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Summer: Twenty-seventeen

Aside from a couple of anomalies my fell season has been just shy of 10 days long. Frustrating? Yes. Surprising? Not so much. Injury and ‘life’ have both got in the way. Mainly the ‘life’ side of things. I had…
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‘Ard

Well that was shit. Had a meeting, no coffee, with the Man with the Hammer. Disaster –┬ánoun – a calamitous event, especially one occurring suddenly and causing great loss of life, damage, or hardship…. Sums up my day fairly…
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UPDATE: Racing Calender 2017

So, life happens. My mega, awesome racing schedule for this year has gone up in smoke due to my shite job. Adapt (to their fuck about) and overcome (their bullying whims) as my work is wont to say. As such…
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Plaudits for artistic merit…..

Money for old rope this. It’s been a subject that’s raised it’s schward a few times in the past and, well, it’s raised it again. I’m talking, of course, about aesthetics….. aesthetic or esthetic [es-thet-ik or, esp. British, ees-] Synonyms…
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Hangar 18 ORR

Firstly, that ‘ORR’ stands for ‘off-road running’. Phew right?! You can concentrate on the rest of the blog. You’re welcome. Secondly, there’s a reason I’ve started the blog with feeding that titbit in your direction and also made that name…
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