Review : Salomon Adv Skin 12

Pockets pockets and compartments compartments. Check out my review of a previous model here, or of the Adv Hydra 8 here. I’m all about pockets! This vest has lots of them! It also comes with different ways to attach your poles and an insulated bladder cover unlike the Adv Hydra 8 (but this was more…

Review : NURVV Run (follow up)

Read part 1 here! After part 1 of the review I had a weird issue. I went to charge my trackers. And nothing happened, nooo! 14 mins after sending an email to NURVV customer service, I had a very helpful reply. 17 minutes after that email I had confirmation a new charger was on the…

A chat with… Becky – My first half marathon

My lovely friend Becky has recently completed her first half marathon in 2020 and has a new found love of trail running. Here she shares her experiences of training for her first half, and how it went! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Becky πŸ’œπŸ (@beckys_food_and_fitness) What inspired / motivated you to…

Review : Nurvv Run

This had tempted me for a while after I suffered a broken ankle, but I decided against it because of price. I then suffered a stress fracture on my left foot and decided to take the plunge… I was really hoping they’d help me identify why I have left sided issues, and what to do…

How to run in the heat – tips for summer

*I am an ambassador for some brands mentioned. I have marked any relationships before the relevant text. I don’t like running in blazing sunshine. Winter sunshine is fine, autumn sunshine is fine… spring sunshine is fine but those few months of the year it’s hot, I really don’t like it. But I still do it,…

A chat with… Jordan – Life before, during and after c25k

Today I’ll be talking to a wonderful friend of mine called Jordan. She has been running for just over a year and has recently run 10k, and is now training for a half marathon. When I first mentioned the possibility of doing parkrun with me one day, I got a firm no. And a laugh!…

Review : Brooks Revel 4

Soooo I’ll be honest. I bought these because they were Christmas themed. And yes, I have only just got round to reviewing them, ha! My thought being, they will last a few years, because in December I will probably be doing ~100km a month, and I might be able to sneak a little bit of…

Review : Salomon Adv Hydra 8

The Adv Hydra 8 seemed like a relative bargain considering the brand, and the only place I can see it for sale is on Amazon, it doesn’t appear on the Salomon website. So I thought I’d give it a go. This vest comes with two bottles, and it was really great for the price I…

Not sure where to look? A beginners guide to finding races

When I first started to look for races I wasn’t sure where to go! I googled, heard on the grapevine, asked my colleagues… and knew that Race for Life was held at the local lake because I’d seen people there before! This is from my experience being based in the UK πŸ™‚ Social Media I…

Review : Salomon Sense Feel GTX

I love the idea of a shoe that can take me from road to trail and back again and the description of these seemed to fit the bill! Ideal for any kind of surface from road to forest trails, the shoe will quickly become one of your outdoor wardrobe essentials. salomon.com I tried the HOKA…

10 things I don’t like to run without

*I am an ambassador for some folks below, so each part is marked where appropriate.This is an updated version of this post! Now includes a hat! πŸ™‚ I haven’t included things like shoes and clothes, as I can’t run without those, haha! During the run… Neck thing A multitude of uses, and I think I…