Run Or Dye Penshurst Place

Run or Dye – Most colourful 5k

This weekend, Run or Dye returns to Penshurst Place, bringing thousands of people to take part in the world’s most colourful 5k to the iconic venue. The stunning 14th century estate will host a storm of coloured dye inspired by the ancient Hindu festival of Holi. This year, the original 5k route is one of…

Polar H10

| REVIEW | Polar H10: Quick Review & Comparisons

Polar’s new chest-strap heart rate monitor (HRM) is the H10. I’m going to assume, as I would do with a Garmin or Suunto chest strap HRM, that it’s accurate. Some of Polar’s marketing literature states increased accuracy over the previous H7 model. The H7 has historically been used by Sports Labs as a HRM-of-choice due…

SHFT RUN + Garmin HRM-TRI + Runscribe + STRYD

SHFT – detailed review of a dual app- and pod-based running coach that’s also a power meter

First Impressions My initial view of SHFT was that it looked to have well-made hardware pods with a fairly comprehensive, ‘proper’ run coaching app. Proper in the sense that it gives ‘instant’, personalised, actionable, corrective, audible feedback on your running form. Some of its competitors promise the same, yet do not convincingly deliver. SHFT also…

SHFT RUN + Garmin HRM-TRI + Runscribe + STRYD

SHFT – "new" running power meter

SHFT is a digital running coach capturing lots of gait metrics from two pods and providing coached feedback. I’ve had SHFT since last week and will be looking into SHFT over some more runs in the coming few weeks after which I will produce a review. Of particular interest are the metrics it captures, which include…