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why run a landscape? 

If you’re really interested in a particular environment, be it a spectacular mountainscape, a beautiful forest, a heritage-rich inner city, you name it, enjoy being part of it, want to connect with it to the max, why would you want to run it? Seems a  pretty fundamental question to my ‘project’ of promoting running as a way to explore landscapes/cityscapes.

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strength training for climbing and descending

I’ve written about stairs before. So with the risk of repeating myself – I just cannot stay away from this most obvious of topics when contemplating the tendency of so many to forgo the common sense readily and freely available for a doggedly pursued fashionable alternative, often involving planning, money. Yes, sometimes there are good reasons for using an alternative, but seldomly, if ever, the alternatives make sense as the default, let alone a total replacement. Continue reading