Category Archives: Inspirational

Neil Featherby: A running revolution – but take care in this heat

Neil Featherby approaching the finish line at The Grandmas International Marathon in Deluth, USA in 1990, during extreme warm weather conditions and just a few moments away from being whisked off for medical treatment due to severe dehydration Picture:Neil Featherby What with Sportlink having re-opened to the public again last week, all I can say…
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Neil Featherby: Meet the man who makes running suit his needs

Dave Thomas training on St James Hill on Mousehold Heath Picture: Dave Thomas Every Monday morning whilst out on my morning run, it is always a case of me wondering about who or what I should write about for my next column. I always try to mix it up between current running stories and what…
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Going The Distance – Neil Featherby

He's the man behind Sportlink that people know, love and respect but now it’s his turn to be in the spotlight for our Q&A... What inspired you to start running? Where do I start with this one? At 9 years of age I remember reading a comic with the fictional character Alf Tupper in it…
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Shoe of the Month – Hoka One One Clifton 6

Reviewed by Pete Johnson  - Sportlink What can I say? In over 30 years of running I have tried many types and brands of shoe, many of them claiming to be the next best thing.   The Hoka brand is a totally new “concept” shoe, they’ve been with us at Sportlink for about 5 years.…
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GOING THE DISTANCE – PETE JOHNSON

                We regularly feature one of the Sportlink team for a Q&A.  This month it's Pete Johnson in the spotlight.   How is your season going Pete? Touch wood, well. I have competed in a number of races this year and although the times aren't where I used…
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