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The Night Runners and the Moon Shorter days and longer nights – this is the time of year that means that some people ease off on their running and excuses abound about the dark, the cold and the weather. I … Continue reading

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Is that not what it’s all about?

  There is history and heritage in this image; a lot of running miles sitting around that fire. Hundreds of ultras, marathons, and trail miles covered – let alone the training runs. But that is not what tonight was about. … Continue reading

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But here’s the thing …..

Last year, 2015,  was a mixed bag. Having seriously injured myself running and cycling within three months of each other (knee in April, shoulder in July) I had three full months of recovery which included my arm being in a … Continue reading

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Wilderness, Wolves and Running Mojo

Running means different things to different people. For me it as much to do with keeping an active connection to nature as it is about the health benefits and the bragging rights a race medal or T-shirt brings. But you … Continue reading

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“Asthmatic runners are like stammerers who sing”

Winter has finally arrived in Sweden. Actually, it’s been here for about a week. Having been home in Scotland for a couple of weeks where temperatures seldom dropped below +5 c, the prospect of a run at -5 c in … Continue reading

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Barefoot Running and Goat Meat

As some of you are aware, in my other life I am a historian working at the moment on a project on maritime history and the role of privateers. It is not often that my love of history and running … Continue reading

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Blog Silence, Injury and the Long Road to Redemption

It has been almost a year since I posted on this blog. Part of the reason for that has been the sheer amount of work I’ve had on (self-inflicted book writing mostly – dry academic stuff), but predominantly due to … Continue reading

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