Another record breaking weekend

It was another busy weekend for our Mountain Fuel ambassadors, as organised racing is finally back on the agenda! It was smiles all round at the Hardmoors 110 & 160 Ultra Events, with a clean sweep in both races. The routes follow the stunning Cleveland Way Heritage Trail, visiting the seaside resort of Scarborough, the…

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Chris Taylor – Espresso Triathlon Coach

Everesting Holmfirth – Putting kids on bikes Everest – Earth’s highest mountain – official elevation of 8,848m above sea level Everesting – Cycling Challenge – Pick any hill, anywhere in the world and complete repeats of it in a single activity until you climb 8,848m, the equivalent height of Mt Everest. Not for the faint…

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Jon Albon – What works for me

Approach to training My approach to training has developed massively over the years; from having absolutely no structure to being fairly structured and following what I consider a more developed training ethos. Today I split my training into different phases depending on the time of year and when my races are. Training varies somewhat throughout…

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Records tumble across the worlds toughest mountain challenges

SUPER SAB-URDAY! WOW! Well what a weekend that was! Our Mountain Fuel ambassadors have certainly been busy, smashing record after record all over the Lake District in some style. With so many unbelievable achievements, it’s difficult to know where to start…in fact I’m tired just thinking about it! It only seems fair to begin with…

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Katie Kaars Sijpesteijn

Age: If you’re happy to declare! 34, although I think I’ll always feel 26 😉 Where are you based?: Leeds Club/s/: Keswick Tell us a little bit about yourself: I’ve loved to run as long as I can remember. From running away from chasing farmers as I played in their wheat fields, to running 800m…

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Chris Holdsworth from roads to trails and fells

    Chris Holdsworth is an elite level runner on fell, trail and road and has represented Lancashire, England and Team GB on the International stage.  Chris is also race director for Pennine Trails in the Peak District. Here’s what he has to say… Age: 29 years… (oh, and my bucket list of things to…

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The Right Way to Warm Up

Us runners are a funny lot sometimes… We’ll be that keen to get out of the door and go on a run that we’ll decide to just skip the warm up… then get surprised when we get injured. Yep, that’s most of us! I’ve never been much of a ‘warm up’ person, I think it…

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Don’t let training ruin your run

I’ve literally just had a message from a runner who said they were training for their first and last marathon, they were suffering and struggling with the added mileage, feeling sick on longer runs and clearly not enjoying the journey. They even said someone had told them they don’t have ‘running legs’… To me, running…

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