Category Archives: Running

Leikr, Danish Designed Sports Watch

Another great project over at Kickstarter is the Leikr sports watch. Now 100%+ funded with 801 backers providing $267k of a $250k target. This is now the third project I’ve backed on Kickstarted, the first being the Pebble E-Ink watch which was possibly one of the highest fundraisers, hitting over $10 million, with 68,929 backers. The Leikr Continue Reading...

Cycling and Triathlon Nutrition

After a couple of years of cycling and triathlons, and trying lots of different sporting related nutrition products, here are my thoughts. This is primarily geared towards longer distance cycling and triathlon nutrition and my experiences. Hammer Nutrition – Sustained energy review Hammer Nutrition, an American brand claiming to be the original ultra endurance fuel Continue Reading...

Couch to Ironman

Here’s a rough guide to my gradual couch to ironman steps… if you don’t fancy reading this all, skip to the summary. As of 2008 I’d never run further than a 10km, and hadn’t run one in years, after a few years of university and not running or doing much I was in pretty bad Continue Reading...

Nokia Scotland Coast to Coast

I’ve recently signed up to Nokia’s Coast to Coast race in Scotland, the currently offer a few events in Septemeber 2010, primarily based upon crossing Scotland in a weekend. The options are: Expert: Time limit 13 hrs, Support vehicle required & own kayak, with extra kayak section (9miles extra, rather than a section of biking) Continue Reading...

Paras 10 – P Company multi-terrain running race

The second Parachute Regiment public run is taking place on Sunday 13th September 2009, Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire. This is the second year the event has been open to the public, and is part of the training for the Parachute Regiment selection course. Options as follows: 10miles – Running with trainers 10miles – Running with Continue Reading...