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Head torch

Posted: Yesterday at 09:53

Petzl myo rxp. Love mine over 2 years old works a treat.

personally I like ones you can use aa batteries as opposed to charging packs, as you need to either buy a second pack and ensure it's charged or you are bugged for some long races. Also you can just use rechargeable batteries for training but long life batteries in races if you want.

the £15 alpskit one is a big favourite, but I prefer something that throws out more light for unknown trails, just makes things a bit easier.

cannot get away with running !

Posted: 30/01/2015 at 23:48

You say you used to run, so presumably no reason you can't run again... It's old school but have you tried HTFU just get on with it and accept some aches n pains and see how you feel in six weeks. 

Karrimor Running Shoes

Posted: 30/01/2015 at 22:51

Yawn amazing another posters only post is to say how wonderful karrimor shoes are.... Amazing how many come on here say they are the best fucking shoes ever and never say anything else except no of course I don't work for them... *yawn* 

5:2 DIET

Posted: 30/01/2015 at 21:56


Advice Please

Posted: 30/01/2015 at 21:54

As above if speed isn't an issue and you cannot survive without your park run do both. But there is no way you will do as good in the second one with having done the park run 

GPS watch / Phone App -

Posted: 30/01/2015 at 15:34
All GPS watches I have had, have audio bleeps per lap and you choose how often you set the lap distance to. Maybe RTFM or Google it...

Athletes needed for App Beta Testing

Posted: 30/01/2015 at 14:31

Please read!

stop spamming. You put a post in the"gear" forum which was reasonable I guess. But you don't need to put it in every bloody forum that just shows you up as being a rude spammer.


Garmin Connect - new watch

Posted: 30/01/2015 at 13:26

Same account same ant stick should work with the newer watch. But it will come with it's own, so you can just use that if necessary, but the account all stays the same so keeps all your stats


From 0 to a Marathon in 22 weeks.

Posted: 30/01/2015 at 12:48

Had the last day of my holidays today, had to use it up before February or lose it

anyway, went out for a plod this morning in the end went 12.7km so that's this week over n done with and 44.8km for the week, so 27.8m for the week like I say not great but knee I think is slowly getting better. 

Another 4 weeks of 25ish a week is my current thinking. Let's see how it goes. 

From 0 to a Marathon in 22 weeks.

Posted: 30/01/2015 at 00:00

So now have no watch sold my Fenix 2 .Got a decent price for it which was nice. If any of you got it, cheers

So now I'm down to using phone, but am sticking with the GARMIN app so still uploads to Garmin Connect

Tuesday just plodded 5.2km 

Tonight, went out for a slow plod and just relaxed and meandered, was pleasantly surprised to see I had managed to plod 10.5km

So 32.1km inc Sunday and tomorrow / Saturday to do 7.9km and that will be a second week of 25m done so slowly getting in to it this year.

looking to do about the same for Feb and then have a nice base to build from. 

i'll see how it goes over time.

oh and a watch is a lot more fun / less hassle than using your smart phone. Hurry up and finish making Fenix 3's Garmin!! 


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