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Running with Dogs – Neil Featherby

Here you go for those who have been asking me about the film with the dogs. With regards to the delay, well let's just say the film changed format several times during production what with Lee Blanchflower (producer/director) being a perfectionist. However I also think it was down to him discovering the bond and relationship…
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Neil Featherby: Tough times for athletics amid recovery from Covid-19

Professional triathlete Joe Skipper during a recent training track race at the UEA Sportspark.Picture:Ben Meen Whilst I have mentioned in my last couple of columns about the tentative return to competitive athletics again here in Norfolk, it appears that it is not just the recent Covid-19 pandemic which is the only problem surrounding local athletics,…
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Neil Featherby: Time to turn back the clock – and run with the pack

Out and about filming with Neil Featherby and his dogs running through the countryside near to his home Picture: Lee Blanchflower. It’s been a bit of a strange, but busy, week in what I call my world of running, having met up and chatted with a few long-time running friends, discussed another personal running challenge…
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Neil Featherby: Local athletes are on their way back

Run Norwich has been cancelled this year Picture: Epic Action Imagery In the week that Run Norwich was officially cancelled for 2020, there was thankfully a couple of pieces of good news – Athletics Norfolk are to hold some events behind closed doors, and my old mate Tommy Hughes (from Gulladuff in Northern Ireland) won a half…
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New Product Alert – ON Cloudboom

The On Cloudboom features a new carbon-fiber infused Speedboard™ for serious explosivity and speed. And for the first time ever, we created a twin layer of CloudTec® in Helion superfoam. One above the Speedboard™ and one below, delivering a unique, adaptive fit underfoot. A single layer of ultralight engineered mesh keeps weight and temperature down.…
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The Right Advice – The importance of wearing good running shoes for running.

The importance of wearing good running shoes for running. Whilst wearing good quality running shoes do not cure injuries, they certainly do help to reduce the risk of impact injuries associated with running particularly with so many new people having recently discovered the many joys and benefits of this so very addictive form of exercise.…
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Neil Featherby: Jude loves barking out her advice across the world!

Jude Durrant most certainly holding on to that special enjoyment and satisfaction you get from running Picture: Neil Featherby Last week’s column briefly mentioned a local running and fitness coach who was keeping her run group motivated via the use of headphones as they all trained at the same time, albeit from a distance at…
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