Shiny test kit #MixUpYourRun

I have been immensely lucky (thanks to The Running Bug) to be one of a group of runners chosen to be involved in the ASICS Europe #MixUpYourRun campaign. In part this campaign is to promote their new Gel-Glorify trainers, available exclusively through Intersport but also to encourage you to mix …

Testing: cool functions on the TomTom Runner Cardio

There are a couple of really cool concepts on the TomTom Runner Cardio watch (excluding the über-coolness of having it measure your heart rate through your wrist) and although I have had a couple of issues while testing these out they are definitely worth a mention. First up is the …

Race report: Severn Bridge Half Marathon

I was browsing online recently when I stumbled across a mention of the Severn Bridge Half marathon, it was going to be the first time that they had closed the motorway on the original Severn Bridge and allowed people on to it to cross the bridge. It fell within a …

And then my tech threw a tantrum

My beloved Garmin 620 appears to be having a bit of a “tech-strop, toys out of pram” moment which I can only assume is because it’s been moved on to my right wrist whilst I am testing the TomTom Runner Cardio. Yesterday it failed to find a satellite signal, and …