THINGS TO DO NOW
The 2018 Kendal Mountain festival runs from 15-18 November with amazing adventure films, enthralling speakers and outdoor fun, including a cracking trail race. mountainfest.co.uk
Emelie Forsberg’s new book Sky Runner: Finding Strength, Happiness, And Balance In Your Running includes expert training tips and beautiful photography. emelieforsberg.com
Sick of sugar snacks when trail running? Then try Longhaul’s natural, tasty, nutritious, savoury food pouches, such as turmeric chicken. longhaulendurance.com
Plogging is a ‘rubbish’ way to get fit (arf). It’s a combination of jogging and litter picking; it’s all the rage at the moment (see story above) and we should all be doing it.
For anyone interested in feats of endurance and how the mind works, Alex Hutchinson’s Endure: Mind, Body and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance is a must read. alexhutchinson.net