#MyRun Challenge

#MyRun Challenge – Five short running questions and answers

The #MYRUN challenge is the brain child of YouTuber Holding Name Required.  The aim is to answer 5 running related questions in under 3 minutes, and to challenge 3 others to do the same. https://youtu.be/cU1ShPjov10 The five questions & bloopers 1. Why do you run?2. What one piece of running advice would you give to … Continue reading #MyRun Challenge – Five short running questions and answers

Trail Running Tips

4 Tips to help you get better at trail running

If you struggle on trail in technical sections here are 4 tips to help you advance your trail running skills. https://youtu.be/hoCYdL9j8XY Last year I did a video on “3 Steps to improve your technical trail running” (see below). In this video I tried to take it one step further by taking a deeper look at … Continue reading 4 Tips to help you get better at trail running

Everyfun M3 Pro Massage Gun

This Everyfun massage gun got me back to trail running and mountain biking

I’d highly recommend the Everyfun M3 Pro to runners and cyclist looking for an effective recovery tool that won’t break the bank, it’s been amazing!   As a serious trail runner and mountain biker I have always relied on vibrating rollers and stationary massagers to help with my recovery. And if I am being honest, I … Continue reading This Everyfun massage gun got me back to trail running and mountain biking

HSU Bite Mount

HSU Bite Mount:  Good action camera accessory with one drawback

Using this GoPro accessory is a great way to supplement your footage.  It’s good at getting those short, unique shot perspectives that help tell your story.  It is especially useful at capturing footage where you need to show both your hands. The silicone mouth piece is really comfortable and provides plenty of protection from any … Continue reading HSU Bite Mount:  Good action camera accessory with one drawback

Might as well jump! Spice up your local trail runs – Part 2

Might as well jump! Spice up your local trail runs – Part 2

I’ve recently been watching some Freerunning / Parkour videos online and got inspired, so I decided to try and incorporate some trail side features into my local trail run.  And while I am far from calling myself a Freerunner, I did enjoy experimenting with a few obstacles. In part two of “Spice up your local … Continue reading Might as well jump! Spice up your local trail runs – Part 2

A runner’s first race: Inside the mind of a first-timer

A runner’s first race: Inside the mind of a first-timer

The Trail Fest 10k proved to be both challenging and rewarding. This is an in depth look into the mindset of a runner entering a race for the first time. The running community was great and incredibly supportive.  I can’t wait to do it again!   I wanted to chronicle my thoughts before and after the … Continue reading A runner’s first race: Inside the mind of a first-timer

Trail Fest 10k race course preview & interview with RD

Trail Fest 10k race course preview & interview with RD

I finally pulled the trigger and registered for my first race! I have been running for a while, but a serious injury delayed my race goals last year. I decided to register for the Trail Fest 10k because it is a distance and elevation I am comfortable running, and I also know Coventry Woods pretty … Continue reading Trail Fest 10k race course preview & interview with RD

Add some freerunning to spice up your local trail runs – Part 1

Add some freerunning to spice up your local trail runs – Part 1

Bored with your local trail? Look for trailside features to incorporate into your run. I have recently been watching some Freerunner / Parkour videos online and got inspired. I wanted to try and implement some of what I saw, and liked, to my local trail run in Gladwyne. And while I am far from calling … Continue reading Add some freerunning to spice up your local trail runs – Part 1

Appalachian Trail Run: Bear Rocks & Knife’s Edge

Bear Rocks & Knife’s Edge: Appalachian Trail Run

This section of the Appalachian Trail in PA is filled with technical terrain, rock scrambles and breathtaking overlooks. If you're a trail runner looking for a challenge this is your spot. In this video we focused on the 5 mile section of the A.T. between Bake Oven Rd in Germansville PA, and W Penn Pike … Continue reading Bear Rocks & Knife’s Edge: Appalachian Trail Run

3 Steps to help you improve at technical trail running

3 Steps to help you improve at technical trail running

If you love trail running but struggle in rocky terrain, I broke it down into 3 simple steps, and some additional tips, to help you. There is nothing I love more than challenging myself on technical terrain. However getting better at doing this has taken years of practice and experience. If you have avoided these … Continue reading 3 Steps to help you improve at technical trail running