Gear Review: Hoka Speedgoats


In February I reviewed the Hoka Clifton 2 shoe and only a few months later I have gotten round to my next review which is the Hoka Speedgoats. Disclaimer time: I have recently been signed up to the Hoka Flyer scheme and whilst it will have no bearing on my views on this post, I’d…

78/366: Vest test


 I got my Scotland vest through for the Anglo Celtic Plate 100k race next weekend. The idea is to test it ahead of the event for comfort and fit. I have only ever worn a vest once before and that was 10 years ago, so best get wearing! The fit is baggy but I prefer that…

Gear Review: Hoka Clifton 2


Before I get into this, I know for some folks the Hoka shoe is like marmite, (which I detest but have never tasted), but I regard them as an essential part of the reason I have been able to become a consistent trainer and ultrarunner. If you start with a dislike for Hokas you should…

33/366: Love the buff


 At this time of year I sometimes wear 2 or even 3 buffs on most days. This one might be my favourite though. Pretty sure I won it at a race but damned if I can remember when / where! Also, Buff’s Bar Blues is a song by The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, what’s not…