Posts made in April 19th, 2012

Head Over Heels!

Posted by on Apr 19, 2012 in Conservation, Sponsorship and Donations, The Run Up | 0 comments

Fantastic News!!! The John Muir Trust has awarded us a, ‘Bill Wallace Grant’! The John Muir Trust is one of the leading wild land conservation charities in the UK. They protect 115,000 hectares of some of Scotland’s finest rugged heather and wood-clad glens and moorland, through ownership, partnership and local communities. Bill Wallace was a stalwart of the John Muir Trust, who made a huge contribution towards increasing awareness of the need to safeguard wild places both in Scotland and overseas. He followed John Muir’s actions, “Do something for wildness – and make...

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FEET

Posted by on Apr 19, 2012 in Running, Running Techniques, The Run Up | 0 comments

We all have them: Flat, podgy, arched, bunioned, blistered, soft or smelly…. FEET Whether trotting on stilettoes or shovelled into wellington boots they are rarely ‘nude’; 100% on show.  But what I had not really considered was that at one stage, back in our dim tuber/impala-guzzling past, they were splendid leathery tools, pounding the savannah and streaking across plains. Enter, ‘Bare Foot Running’. Now read, “Born to Run”, by Christopher McDougall. Score: A**** It’s altered all my preconceptions about those fleshy ‘plates of meat’ at the end of my legs and...

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