How To Listen To Podcasts On Your Apple Watch

How To Listen To Podcasts On Your Apple Watch

Like many runners, I often use my runs to catch up on some of my favourite podcasts. When I bought an Apple Watch, I thought it would be the perfect accompaniment to my runs. I presumed I could load the watch up on podcasts, then listen using my Bluetooth headphones...
Ode To Old Running Shoes

Ode To Old Running Shoes

Normally I write straight-shooter tips on running tips and strategies. Today I thought I’d write about my old pair of running shoes which I still wear. They’re still with me after over two and a half years of pounding. They’re old and beaten,...
Stage Race Equipment Lists

Stage Race Equipment Lists

Having a good equipment list is a key part of stage race preparation, whether you are running a self-supported race like MdS or one of the 4 Deserts races, or a supported one such as the Global Limits races. I find that by far the best way to track my equipment when...
How To Choose Running Sunglasses

How To Choose Running Sunglasses

Thinking about wearing sunglasses when you go for a run?  If you’re going out in bright conditions, then it’s always best to wear eye protection.     Running-specific sunglasses can cost over $200.  The good news is that you don’t always have to buy these,...
How To Choose a Stage Race Backpack

How To Choose a Stage Race Backpack

One of the biggest challenges of a stage race is getting the right backpack.   Here I explore what your criteria should be, how to test a good backpack and give some recommendations based on experience. A stage race is a race over two or more days, and they are...
Gaiters for Runners

Gaiters for Runners

Gaiters are designed to prevent sand, dirt and other debris from entering your shoe.  They fix onto your shoes and come in a few different designs.    Gaiters are certainly not required for every type of  race – however, if you are venturing into the desert...

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