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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. […]

Maverick Dark Race Dorking 2017

We decided that running with head torches would be fun. The Maverick Dark race in Dorking, Surrey, duly obliged. Again, all the team set out to have fun and surprised themselves with their performances. Lenka finished the 10 km in 48 mins and 41 seconds, ending 2nd in women and 9th in mixed category! Des […]

The Oxford Maverick Race 2017

Lenka displayed her consistent form in the 8k, whilst Des ran in the 15kms. He took it easy, it being a fun day. A really beautiful course and perfect conditions for the time of year. Des Ruhle