Petzl Confirms Sponsorship of Wild Night Run Race Series 2016/2017

Petzl Confirms Sponsorship of Wild Night Run Race Series 2016/2017

We are extremely grateful to our sponsors Petzl, who sponsored our very first Wild Night Run back in 2013. They realised that we were blazing a trail in the south of England for off road night running and this year, they have generously agreed to donate seven Strava segment prizes and category prizes. The prizes include the new reactive head torch the Reactik+ and a couple of the 750 lumen Nao+'s. The Reactik+ is a multi-beam, rechargeable headlamp which is programmable, on their MyPetzl Light mobile app. It features REACTIVE LIGHTING technology, which automatically adapts light intensity to user needs.…

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Moon half full

Moon half full

By Ceri Rees We thought we would republish this blog, which we wrote last year after being contacted by Professor Roger Griffin,Professor Emeritus of Observational Astronomy and a leading researcher into Stellar Radial Velocities and Binary-Star Orbit Determination at the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University. Is your moon half full or half empty? At the moment, night races seem to be in wax, orbiting around the running calendar in a reassuringly predictable fashion. But how much thought goes in to the cycle of the moon, when planning these events? When I started organising night races with my second cousin Ben…

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Top 10 Tips for Running at NIght

Top 10 Tips for Running at NIght

Ten Tips that will help you run Faster and more Safely in the Dark Be seen. Most of the Wild Night Run Series is off-road. However several courses have short tarmac sections or road crossings and the Burrator Noir 10K is all on road. Wear light or brightly coloured clothing preferably with reflective strips on the back. Some shoes also have reflective strips too and reflective bands on moving parts (like wrists or ankles) stand out particularly well. Think about a hi-viz vest (widely available from about £6). If you’re running regularly on the road at night consider carrying a…

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