King of the Night returns for The Wild Night Run

King of the Night returns for The Wild Night Run

After a three year sejourn, our very first King of the Night, Michael Robinson will be returning to take his crown for the Wild Night Run. Last year's King Tom Allan has bowed out through injury and Michael has agreed to act as the target for the 200 plus runners aiming to end his reign. Michael, who is a Tamar Trotter, has been running trail races for about 5 years & made the step up to ultras in 2014 when he ran ten ultras in 12 months. Since entering a 24hr team event in 2012, he has enjoyed the thrill…

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The School Where the Kids Have to Run a mile every day!

The School Where the Kids Have to Run a mile every day!

  We loved this story from the Guardian about St Ninians primary school in Scotland where all the kids have to run a mile a day. They now they look forward to it and their general health and fitness has improved. It's had some amazing trickle down benefits that rather reminded us of the Reintroduction of Wolves in Yellowstone park Video (a must see if you haven't already seen it). Read the full story from The Guardian

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Professor of Astronomy steps in to help us with the moon

Professor of Astronomy steps in to help us with the moon

If you make a mistake about the full moon for an event called the Moonlight Flit would you prefer to be corrected by a bloke googling on his mobile or a real moon expert? Step forward Roger Griffin, aged 79, keen runner and Emeritus Professor of Observational Astronomy at Cambridge University who leads the research into Stellar Radial Velocities and Binary-Star Orbit Determination. Roger wrote, ‘Dear Ben and Ceri, sorry to have been the bearer of bad news for you! I think you looked up the phases of the Moon in the 2014 calendar or ephemeris by mistake! - the…

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