Archive for April, 2012

Full Bloom 13.1 by Final Mile Events

Last year I ran the excellent Gibbet 50; a local Ultra distance event put on by Final Mile Events. For some reason I find it hard to resist an inaugural race, so decided [kind of last minute if truth be told] to jump in on the Full Bloom 13.1 . I wanted to see how […]


Review: Tommie Copper Compression Shorts

A couple of weeks ago, the folks at Tommie Copper tweeted about their latest product offering – “the world’s first copper-infused compression shorts for men & women”. A quick visit to their web site to read more about the shorts left me intrigued and wanting to try a pair. After suffering with a dodgy hip/glute […]


Clean Bottle. What a great invention!

Every once in a while you come across a product that makes you wonder “Why didn’t I think of that?” Clean Bottle is *that* product. Clean Bottle was designed by David Mayer, Ironman triathlete and Stanford graduate from Silicon Valley, California. Mayer constantly struggled to clean out the typical muck & mold from the bottom […]


RunningShoes.com Contest: Win New Balance Gear for Spring Training

RunningShoes.com have a great New Balance contest going on at the moment. All you have to do to win is post your favorite spring training tip on their contest page. The best tips will be chosen and announced by the RunningShoes.com staff. What’s up for grabs? Well, RunningShoes.com are giving away a complete New Balance […]