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Hoka One One Rapa Nui Comp review by Papa Ferret
Hoka One One Rapa Nui Comp - Review(Click on images for large view)  Recently, we've had quite a few enquiries into the Hoka One One brand and the concepts behind them. To be honest we weren't too sure of the answers. So we contacted the guys and gals at Hoka One One and got a pair of Rapa Nui Comp sent over for Papa Ferret to ferret some trails with.When reading around on the...

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#BB50K
Prequal to BB50K Two weeks ago Paul Radford (Alpha tester for Train as One - www.launch.trainasone.com) came down to reccy the Bideford Bay 50k route with me. It was midweek and we had arranged to start after I had done the school run and he had got here from North of Londinium. To cut a very long boring story short (my life) Paul was delayed by some seething putrid monster called the M25 and I...

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My Adventures as a Trail Ferret - By Becky Morgan
Two weeks ago I was feeling increasingly nervous about two races I had signed up for this summer; the Endurance Life Classic Quarter and the Clif Bar 10 Peaks, both in June. I realised that the Classic Quarter was only six weeks away and while I was confident (ish) I could complete it, it basically meant I would be unable to train at all during the following three weeks before the 10 Peaks. This...

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Silver Strider - Introduction to the SDW50
50 miles of The South Downs Way - from somewhere near Worthing back to Eastbourne. As many of you know Alan Bennet, John Fielden, Susie Casebourne and myself all undertook this challenge on 13/04/13. For all of us this represented a new benchmark of achievement. This is how it unfolded for me.... I love the bit in any event when there is no more time left for faff. The point when any more...

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Silver Fox Rambles on His First Place at the Sussex Ultra 30 Miler
A great day at the office... Having spent the first 3 months of this year enjoying the inclement British winter weather and striving to get some solid base training in the legs I was somewhat nervous about how far down the path I had come. The winter months have all been about enjoying running slowly and preparing for a year that will hopefully see me partake in some longer endurance events of...

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The Grizzly Update
Well once again The Grizzly lived up to its name, especially weather wise! We all felt that we got a tad cold, especially in the snowy bits. And as for that hike up the river what was that about??? One of the problems we found with that was that at the end of the hike up the river was a steep hill so it was hard to get speed up and get the blood flowing again. This could possibly have been where...

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The Grizzly
It's no good doing all this training and trail running if you don't get a chance to test and share the experiences. I also believe that it is good to have at least one special race which you always try and make it to each year. This gives you a point of reference in physical conditioning and also means you always have at least one goal in the diary. Over the past few years I have...

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