Category Archives: Training

Sean MacFarlane does ….. The Celtman !!

. Sean MacFarlane does ….. The Celtman !! . I wrote about Sean MacFarlane once before here .. http://www.runner786.com/2011/07/04/west-to-east-beast-a-serious-challenge-and-then-some/  and if you read that already then you know that Sean is an exceptional outdoor athlete and has ran, biked , swam and … Continue reading

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Cold Black …………

. Cold Black …… by Under Armour I was recently contacted by Under Armour during a Blog outreach program where they chose  unassociated athletes suitably qualified  ( I use the term “athlete” loosely 🙂 ) to test and independability review their products … Continue reading

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The Art O’Neil Ultra-race……what a way to spend a weekend.

Art O’Neill was an Irish bandit who was arrested and held at Dublin castle, later escaping at midnight one cold January night back in 1592, his Ultra race follows the 35 mile escape route that he used , it runs through … Continue reading

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Home on the range ……….

Home on the range ………. After nearly 8 weeks away including a Himalayan mountain race and almost 2 weeks in Cyprus followed by several weekends in London I finally had a free weekend to enjoy the Scottish Borders and its beauty, and I have … Continue reading

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