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Innsbruck Alpine K42 – Mountain marathons are easy ish

‘You whine too much about running marathons – they’re easy!’ I’d mocked my boyfriend the day after finishing mine, wrapped under a duvet, wishing I had a cup of tea in my hands. Of course I was joking; he doesn’t, and it had been hard, but somehow I’d expected it to be a lot tougher. […]

Innsbruck Alpine K7 Nighttrail – Involuntary voluntary warm up

After a great day spent climbing in the hot sun, we’re switching outfits and mindset just like the weather is about to. The evening has become cloudy, and we know from the forecast there will be rain cloaking the 7k night run at the Innsbruck Alpine Trailrun Festival. We’re taking this as a warm up […]

Razorback Run – My Australian Alps Trail Run

I am visiting my beloved Australia to see family and friends but, as soon as I have booked my trip, I couldn’t help myself checking if there would be a trail running race I could attend. Does this make me a trail running addict? As soon as I read about the Razorback Run I knew I […]

Snowdon Trail Running Challenge – Accurately named

Great Britain might not have big mountains but, if there’s a will, there’s a way to pack in all the hills as tightly as possible and provide a race course with no flat sections. This is what we got for the Snowdon Trail Running Challenge – and it was beautiful! Mostly in hindsight that is. […]

Salomon Mamores VK – A slap in the face

A slap is never nice business and you always wonder what you did to deserve it. When you are slapped in the face continuously, by angry chunks of hale, you know exactly what you did to deserve it: you signed up for a race in Scotland. We arrive to Kinlochleven in good time after a […]

Maverick Race Dorset

Saturday May the 12th started very early for us, again. But since sunrise happens just after 4am, the first beams of the morning sun accompanied us as we loaded the car, making sure not to forget our trail running shoes – which has obviously happened before. Sleeping bags, mattresses, climbing gear and a mini-grill loaded, […]

IATF 2018 – Nighttrail & K25

Kicking off the trail running season, the Innsbruck Alpine Trailrun Festival was an absolute blast! From the ‘warm up’ night race on Thursday to the main event on Saturday, the Austrian Alps could not have been better to us. Nighttrail Getting ready on Thursday evening, as the last rays of sunlight disappeared and darkness took […]

Maverick Race Somerset 2018

As Barry Manilow’s “Copacabana” blasted out of the car’s speakers we sang along, its cheerful melody and catchy lyrics completely in tune with our high spirits. There was so much energy buzzing about that, if you hadn’t been there to see us finish, you would never have thought we had all just smashed a race. […]