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Duncan-Archer-and-Shane-Ohly-OMM-2016-Elite-Winners-Thumbnail Original Mountain Marathon (Glentrool) 2016 8th Nov 2016

  The low cloud is rolling and swirling between the knolls and re-entrants of the tussock strewn hills. Welcome to Galloway.    Seconds after the start on day 1    Visibility is down to 20 metres in the...

Copyright-iancorless.com TrofeoKima2016-ShaneOhly-Thumb Trofeo Kima 1 – 0 Shane Ohly 28th Aug 2016

  Trofeo Kima is one of the most famous alpine races, and part of the Extreme Skyrunning World Series. It’s a race I had wanted to do for years, and for once I arrived at the race with a few months of consistent...

Shane-Ohly-Dolomites-Skyrace-2016-Thumb Running Mojo 10th Aug 2016

  “I am not racing because I am not fit, and I am not fit because I am not racing”    May 2016. My running mojo is broken, and I am struggling to find the motivation to prioritise my personal running, over...

DSC 0192-Thumb Becoming a Mountain Leader 3rd Jun 2016

  With each step the frozen snow crunches underfoot breaking the night’s silence. The entire galaxy is twinkling overhead as I pace my 800m leg on the Cairngorm plateau: 100m, 200m… It is a perfect winter’s...

OMM-2015-Pic1 Original Mountain Marathon (Tweedsmiur Hills) 2015 25th Oct 2015

It’s the beginning of September and my wife, Heather, and I have just returned from a wonderful four days running the Tour du Mont Blanc with Duncan Archer, my regular OMM partner. We stayed in high mountain huts,...