Trail Running

Justin BowyerTrail Running – I’ve contributed innumerable features to a range of UK sports and running magazines including Outdoor Fitness and Functional Sports Nutrition, but my last commission for Trail Running was utterly memorable. Ever wondered what it’s like to race across The Great Rann of Kutch, barely 30km from the Pakistan border? Pick up a back-issue of Trail Running to find out.

Failing that you could always drop me an email, commission some work, and I’ll tell you all about it over a coffee.

Being something of a mid-pack runner there are times on most trail races when the whippet-quick have disappeared beyond the horizon and the plodders are no longer on my heels and I can relish the isolation. There are other times – such as ten miles into the inaugural Run the Rann half marathon – that relish gives way to something slightly closer to dread…