Alastair

As the founder of Trail & Kale, and seasoned marathoner & ultrarunner, Alastair loves bringing our readers independent running shoe reviews and gear insights to help you run your best. Learn more about Trail & Kale here.

Runner Interview: Angelika Sverdrup (@angelikasverdrup)

"My biggest adventure so far has been to run across Gran Canaria from north to south in 3 days with a group led by ultra runner Sondre Amdahl last February."

Runner Interview: Helen Dixon (@pixietrails)

"My first trail marathon taught me how powerful the mind is: that strength can enable you to achieve things you may have previously not thought possible."

Salomon Drifter Mid Hoodie Review

This is what Salomon has to say about the Salomon Drifter Mid Hoodie: The definition of outdoor versatility,...

Matterhorn Ultraks 46K – Skyrunning in the Swiss Alps

The Matterhorn Ultraks 46k Skyrace has been in the diary for nearly a year and so it was always going...

What to pack for a Mountain Marathon: Matterhorn Ultraks

Check out our first video blog! We have wanted to start vlogging for a while, but waited...

Buff Epic Trail – A Skyrunning Adventure through the...

Racing the Buff Epic Trail Half Marathon at the Skyrunning World Championships in the Spanish Pyrenees. Trail & Kale had a great weekend with Team Buff UK.

Salomon Trail Marathon Wales 2016

In 2015 we both ran our second marathon; it happened to be the extremely beautiful yet very challenging Trail Marathon Wales sponsored by Salomon. We chose this race because we had heard so much about how beautiful the course was. We hadn't visited Snowdonia before, and we hadn't run a Marathon in the UK before. It just made sense 🙂

Review – Salomon Sense 3 SG

Salomon Sense 3 SG Review Buying the Sense 3 SG was my first step to truly understanding what the Salomon S-Lab range...

#SalewaGetVertical in Pictures ~ a weekend ski-touring with Salewa

Here is our #SalewaGetVertical adventure in pictures. It was our first time Ski Touring, and WOW, we...

Review – Oakley Split Jacket sunglasses for trail running

This review covers the popular, athlete's favorite eyewear, the Oakley Split Jacket sunglasses. I have been a...

Keswick Mountain Festival 50K Ultra Marathon

I've wanted to visit the Lake District for some time now, especially as the trail / fell...

CTS Exmoor Marathon review – Alastair’s Perspective

I heard a great quote last week which sums up a trail marathon perfectly: "Running a marathon is...

CTS Gower Trail Marathon – Running In Crazy Bad...

Running CTS Gower Trail Marathon It's Friday evening, the night before race day; the wind is picking up to 50mph at times and...

Transgrancanaria Marathon Review – Alastair’s Experience

Alastair's Transgrancanaria Marathon review: an epic mountain marathon on Gran Canaria, run at the same time as the ultramarathon event.

Tough Mudder South West Video

I think if we do the Tough Mudder again next year (which I really hope we do), then it will be more about getting a fast time than anything else 🙂