Granola Recipe

Resident chef expert Justin Rowntree and Silversmiths Restaurant An incredibly healthy, delicious and simple granola recipe to get you going in the morning or to take with you as a high energy snack on a run or ride. You’ll never buy granola again! ingredients: Homemade granola recipe 2 tbsp virgin rapeseed oil 150 ml honey […]

Passing clouds fell race & Grindleford fell race article

Fell racing I was over near Leek at the Roaches the other weekend racing. The Passing Clouds fell race with 9.82 miles and 1,833ft of ascent to complete. I finished in 4th place with a time of 1hr 13 mins and a new personal best for that course too :-). I was however in 2nd […]

The Welsh 3000s

The Welsh 3000s Congratulations Chris Day and Will Day for completing the Welsh 3000s. In order to complete the Welsh 3000s Challenge you are required to have been at the top of all 15 of the mountains over 3000 ft in Wales within the space of 24 hours, without using any form of transport. The […]

Totley Moor & Blacka Moor Sunday fell run

Fell running Thank you to everyone who came along for the Totley Moor and Blacka Moor fell run yesterday. The weather was glorious. Here are some pictures from our run. We all ran 4.3 miles with 782ft ascent. Great fun and well done everyone. 

Introducing our Resident chef expert Justin Rowntree and Silversmiths Restaurant

Introducing our Resident chef expert Justin Rowntree This week I’d like to introduce you to our Resident chef expert Justin Rowntree owner of Silversmiths restaurant. Over the coming months Justin and his team will be sharing with us some healthy, great tasting and easy to prepare meals that you can cook from the comfort of […]

Why should we have an easy day/week or planned rest day?

To exercise or to rest? The General Adaptation Syndrome –GAS. You stress the body, you give it time to recover, then an adaptation occurs. Hans Selye is the brilliant man who discovered this phenomenon, and he termed the body’s adaptation to training ‘Supercompensation’. The fitness level of a human body in training can be broken […]

Coast to Coast Walk

Congratulations to Michael Bedford (pictured on the right of the photo) as he completing 66% of the coast to coast walk. Michael started from Shap located in the Eden district of Cumbria and finished in Robin Hood’s bay in the North York Moors National Park on the east coast of England. Michael covered 125 miles in […]

Achillies Tendinosis

Resident physiotherapy expert Achilles Tendinopathy is the most common problem amongst runners with it accounting for between 6-17% of all running injuries. A quick google search reveals 101 ways to treat it and you could probably come up with a few more if you ask anyone who has experienced it! Causes of Achilles Tendon Pain […]

Padley Gorge / Grindleford cafe run

Trail / fell fun Here we are at the top of Padley Gorge enjoying a quick water break and enjoying the view. Thank you (from left to right order in photo) Elisabeth, Juliane, Kate, Lilias, Anne, Sue, Saskia, Tanya, Max, Liz, Jonathan, Tim, Chris and Clair for making a great morning out running with a sneaky […]