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Canicrossing at an event: here’s what you need to know

Together with the team at DogFit, we've put together our top tips for taking part in a trail event with your dog. Main photo © Rob Hannam, taken at White Star Running Larmer Tree 10-mile race 2019 Do your prep Find out...

White Star Clothing gaiters review

If you’re a trail runner, chances are you’ll have spotted gaiters on the feet on some fellow runners. These simple accessories cover the top part of your shoe and ankle to prevent debris getting in. In this gaiters review,...

Harrier Soft Flask Review

A good soft flask is a handy piece of kit for the long-distance runner, offering a simple lightweight solution for drinking on the move. Our reviewer tests this Harrier 500ml Soft Flask with Long Straw, from a new start-up...

Black Diamond Distance Carbon FLZ running poles review

If you’re into trail running, particularly longer distances, you might have come across runners using poles on the sharper ascents and descents. The aim of a running pole is to give you better traction and grip, as well as...

On Cloudventure Peak review

I've been running for several months in On's lightweight trail race shoe, the Cloudventure Peak. This shoe has ticked almost all of my requirements for a shoe that will take me from my front door to the local trails,...

Run Jurassic is back for 2020

Run Jurassic was one of my stand-out events of 2019. The weather was bordering on extreme, with high winds, though it did manage to stay mostly dry! I ran the ultramarathon distance along the stunning Jurassic Coast, starting at...

Race: Summer Green Man Ultra review

The Green Man Challenge is a 45-mile loop following the Community Forest Path around the city of Bristol. Ultra Running Limited turned this challenge into The Green Man Ultra, a self-navigated ultramarathon with a cut-off time of 12 hours....

5 of the best trail running shoes for beginners in 2020

Is 2020 going to be the year you get off the roads and enter the world of trail running? Whether you’re quite new to running of any kind, or been a hardened road runner for a while, going off-road...

What it’s like to run the UTMB – a review

Trois, deux, un, GO! A sea of 2,543 runners start moving through the iconic starting archway in Chamonix. Emotions are running high through the field of runners taking on the UTMB (Ultra Trail Mont Blanc) – of which 40%...

Ham to Lyme 50K race review

On the 5th July, the fabulous five ran the Ham to Lyme 50K ultramarathon – with the help of Wile E. Coyote, party rings and gin, we ran for the same length of time as an average working day! Over...
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The COVID Diaries: Running in the time of Coronavirus (part 2)

Welcome to the second week in our new blog series, catching up with runners as we navigate this weird time in the UK. With...

Canicrossing at an event: here’s what you need to know

Together with the team at DogFit, we've put together our top tips for taking part in a trail event with your dog. Main photo ©...

What are the best sunglasses for runners?

The yellow ball of heat has returned to UK skies! Well, for now at least. Finding decent sunglasses for runners is harder than it...

The COVID Diaries: Running in the time of coronavirus (part 1)

Welcome to our new blog series, catching up with runners as we navigate this weird time in the UK. With no races on the...