Product test: some Helly Hansen “Norviz” stuff 

Hey, remember this thing I posted last year?  We all shared a little laugh about how I’m completely incapable of writing product reviews in anything that vaguely resembles a timely fashion, and how I’m basically kryptonite to any sensible marketing campaign. Well, it’s almost Spring, and I’ve had the bloody thing since October, so it’s…

Bragging rights

I had a really enjoyable hill session yesterday (and yes, I’m as surprised as you are that such a thing is possible). I’m halfway through writing a post specifically about the joy and pain of hill training, but for now I’m just going to smugly waffle on about how great yesterday’s run was. And I…

Operation Battlecat (part 2)

Back already? Okay, let’s get on with it. I’ve already talked about barrier number one, and as I’m not typing this one-handed while I use the other hand to cram marshmallows into my sobbing face, I guess I’m making amazing progress already. Yaaay me! So onto the next Barrier to Runningness… 2. Not just running…

Men in Tights

This is one for the guys. I can’t be the only man who’s had a conversation that’s gone a little bit like this… Non-runner:  “oooooh… I like your leggings”. Runner: (puffs out chest and adopts a gruff manly tone) “they’re not leggings, actually. They’re tights! So… umm…” This little exchange is usually rounded off with…