Tracksmith

 

Tracksmith

I'm a runner and have written articles for U.S. running brand Tracksmith.

 
 

Blog: Lakes and Trails: Swim-Run Sweden

"As a runner, you interact with your surroundings in an entirely different way. You witness the flora and fauna changing day by day; you experience the weather not only by sight, but through the smells that fill your nose as you gasp for breath on an uphill sprint, and the feeling of the ground underneath your feet — soft and pliable after rainfall, crisp and responsive after a sun-baked day. And that dialogue with nature runs deeper still when you submerge your whole form into water during a run, becoming at one with the surroundings that you’d previously only regarded from a distance."

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Interview: The 100-marathon man

"Ken and I first met at the Chester Marathon in October 2015, where he was taking part with my brother. I was instantly fascinated by his story; Ken’s a perfect gentleman with impeccable manners that remind you of a bygone era. And he’s far from a running nerd, never looking to engage in a discussion about gels or splits or PBs."

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Blog: Five ways to refresh your running – for the times when it sucks

"Throw on your running gear, bid a tearful goodbye to your loved ones, and get a friend to blindfold you and call an Uber on your behalf, before bundling you in the boot and asking the driver to deposit you in the middle of nowhere, leaving you to find your way home alone. And no, you’re not allowed to take your phone. (You’ll have to log this one on RunKeeper manually…if you make it back alive.) What better way to call out your inner Liam Neeson than a treacherous, lonely run along mystery trails?"

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