Running

5k Training Plan: Fit in 6 weeks

The 5k training plan basics Pound for pound, running is one of the effective ways to improve your cardiovascular fitness, but you already knew that. It’s also a good way to shift those extra calories. Before we move on to the 5k training plan, I urge you not to get carried away – a regular, weight supply of carbs in …

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Hoka Challenger ATR 6 review: epic running shoes, or not?

dirty Hoka Challenger ATR 6s

The claim: the Hoka Challenger ATR 6 running shoes are light, adaptable, and apparently defy convention. Rugged and well-cushioned, they are designed for optimal grip no matter what terrain you’re running on. And they’re environmentally friendly. At least to a degree – the yarn used in the ATR 6’s construction is manufactured from recyled material. So, how good are they? …

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Rab Skyline Cap Review

Note – TrekSumo’s first ever video is a video review of the Rab Skyline Cap. If you’re interested in this product, please do go watch the review video and of course we’d love it if you could give it a ‘like’ and maybe even subscribe to the channel. This text version of the review of the Skyline cap will cover …

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Rab Phantom lightweight waterproof review

A video version of this review is available on our YouTube channel, and below. It covers most of the same ground as the text review but they are not word-for-word identical. If you’re a fan of the blog, it would really help us if you could like the video and maybe even subscribe to the channel. One of my principles …

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The Running Blog is open

james at end of 48km run

Hi all, you’re no doubt wondering why Jake and I have added a running category to our hiking/trekking blog. To be honest, this was always the intention as we want to build a community that is open to pretty everyone who loves the great outdoors (we’ll take a long hard look before we let nudists in… err, you know what …

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