First steps – trail running for beginners

Human beings were never designed to run on tarmac. Perhaps, then, it’s natural that many runners swap pavements for wild places by taking up trail…

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7 best trail running events in Britain, picked for Red Bull

Grab your trainers and explore some of the best scenery the UK has to offer with my pick of the seven best trail runs in…

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Sponsored post: let the Shock Absorber Ultimate Fly Bra #ShockYourSystem

I’ve been running up a storm in Shock Absorber’s seriously supportive new Ultimate Fly bra, £45 from Next. This brilliant bra is ready to take…

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At the London Marathon with Pink Lady®

An awe-inspiring day reporting on all the sporting feats of the Virgin Money London Marathon with Pink Lady® Apples, the official apple of the marathon.

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Fantastic fitness kit for winter training

If you’re lacking motivation to get out and exercise in the cold and rain, I hear you – I’m currently mainlining chocolate digestives and watching…

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Recipe: No bake protein energy balls

These nutritious little oatmeal, coconut and chocolate chip energy balls are packed with protein. Make a bath over the weekend and take them on your…

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Eight reasons why I love running

I’m totally addicted to sweaty-faced, jelly-legged, all-weather running. From massive mental health benefits and city mapping to living out Taylor Swift fantasies, these are all…

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Adidas launch the new Terrex Boost trail shoe

Adidas launched an awesome new trail shoe, designed for mountain runners and urban explorers. And then they threw a nice party for it.

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The best trail running kit for women

Up epic hills, down coastal paths, falling over a lot into bogs – I love trail running, but it takes tough gear to withstand an…

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Running the Endurancelife coastal trail series

On Saturday I ran my third Endurancelife coastal trail run, along the wonderful Dorset coast. Combining tough running with some of the UK’s most beautiful…

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Outdoor adventures in the Brecon Beacons with Merrell

Trail running, rock climbing and abseiling with Merrell in the Brecon Beacons. They know how to pack a lot of cool stuff into a weekend!

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Competition: WIN a copy of Wild Running

Get off the tarmac and into some of the UK’s most glorious wild places with new trail book Wild Running. I’ve got five copies to…

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Trail Running: my favourite kit

My idea of a nice jog is definitely less pounding the pavements and more getting lost in the woods (and covered in mud in the…

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Learning to run in Vivo Barefoot shoes, part 2

Here’s part two of my running re-education – building up to a 5k in Vivo‘s revolutionary barefoot trainers.

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Learning to run in Vivo Barefoot shoes, part 1

For the last few weeks I’ve been attempting to retrain my body and learn to run in Vivo Barefoot running shoes. So far? I’m a…

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Review: The Monster Race 2013

The mucky pups over at Muddy Race asked me to write a little review of my latest foray into cross-country obstacle running – last weekend’s…

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