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Boots or Trainers ? To GPS or not ? How do those runners get all the required gear into a bum-bag ?

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Poncho 4 Andrew Champion 1720 Thu 6th Jun 2013, 13:12
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Newbie wanting gear advice 6   2398 Thu 12th Apr 2012, 21:52
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This weeks bargains..... 2 Matthew Hand 1605 Sat 17th Sep 2011, 21:05
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os maps 30% off 2 Ian Koszalinski 1989 Sun 15th Feb 2009, 11:23
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Daysack 0 Peter Haslam 2075 Mon 18th Aug 2008, 19:22
Stoves. 5 Matthew Hand 2217 Thu 14th Aug 2008, 19:36
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Petzl e+lite 2 Nick Andrews-Faulkner 1910 Wed 28th Feb 2007, 15:40
Discounted gear 0 Elton Ellis 1797 Tue 6th Feb 2007, 17:44
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Walk on Web Project Volunteers needed 0 Paul M Lawrence 1617 Mon 13th Nov 2006, 17:16
BRASHER SUPERLITE XCR'S 2 Nick Vanson 2238 Wed 18th Oct 2006, 11:38
boot repairs 6 David A Millard 2841 Tue 17th Oct 2006, 15:11
Rucksacs with mesh pockets 10 Norman C Corrin 2291 Wed 27th Sep 2006, 15:06
Liquid Foot Talc Powder - Free samples 3 Norman C Corrin 2524 Wed 20th Sep 2006, 11:42
running shoes waterproof or not? 9 Ian Koszalinski 4111 Tue 12th Sep 2006, 21:20
Pongy trainers 6 Julie Welch 1731 Mon 11th Sep 2006, 10:56
Bridge Water Canal 0 David Hammond 1698 Sat 26th Aug 2006, 20:37
Shoes going cheap... 0 Julie Welch 1859 Wed 23rd Aug 2006, 16:22
Cheap computer hardwear 0 Steve Clark 1646 Mon 31st Jul 2006, 17:37
GPS accuracy 5   1841 Wed 19th Jul 2006, 9:17
Walking Poles 7   2499 Wed 28th Jun 2006, 20:49
New Balance wear trials 3 Tony Willey 2170 Tue 20th Jun 2006, 20:16
GPS height gain data 7 Tony Willey 2004 Sun 21st May 2006, 18:28