06. 01. 2013
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Creating a champion? Gorkha runners

Creating a champion? Gorkha runners

Some have shoes with holes in them, others a size too big.  Almost all of them are secondhand yet it has  not stopped this group of Indian Gorkhas from running.  And running well....

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30. 12. 2012
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Running with Indians

Running with Indians

I thought I got up early to run. But here in Mumbai, Sunday runs start between 5 – 5.30am even in their winter when the days are cooler. It was pitch black and...

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29. 12. 2012
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Hill training in the Himalayas

Hill training in the Himalayas

Hill training takes on a new meaning when  you throw the Himalayas into the mix. Add to that the fact that I will be training at altitude, and this could give me that...

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28. 12. 2012
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Run – Walk Marathon Race Strategy

Run – Walk Marathon Race Strategy

What do you do if you’ve crashed out of marathon training with an injury? Give up entirely or readjust your approach to the race? This is the dilemma I faced while training for...

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27. 12. 2012
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Marine Drive, Mumbai

Marine Drive, Mumbai

  As I flew into Mumbai on Boxing Day, the smog hovered over the city like a thick blanket, and the planes wings looked as if they would clip the tops of the...

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25. 12. 2012
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Mumbai & Masala Dosa

Mumbai & Masala Dosa

Xmas Day and while everyone else is probably tucking into chocolates and champers, I’m en route to Mumbai. In under four weeks, I will be running the Mumbai marathon, which is now in...

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21. 12. 2012
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Lake Garda Marathon

Lake Garda Marathon

  I’ve stood on start lines in some stunning locations, but few quite as spectacular  as the Lake Garda marathon. The race starts in the beautiful village of Limone sur Garda on the...

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21. 12. 2012
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101 Best Runs

101 Best Runs

  My challenge is to run 101 races around the world. And that’s not even mentioning all the training routes I will need to run to get myself race ready. Have you run...

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21. 12. 2012
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About

I’ve spent over 15 years as a journalist, both on staff and as a freelancer, writing for everyone from  Marie Claire to Grazia, The Independent to The Daily Mail. I’ve held senior positions on...

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21. 12. 2012
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Petra Tou Romiou Nature Trail, Cyrpus

Petra Tou Romiou Nature Trail, Cyrpus

When it comes to running, the more off road the better which makes southen Cyprus a paradise, covered as it is with over 1000kms of sign posted routes. On a week’s break to...

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