After competing professionally in triathlon from 2006 to 2011 – including two appearances in the 70.3 World Championships in 2008 and 2009 – Tom turned to writing and adventure-style event management. He organises trail, road, night and mud races in the UK under the name Relish Running, a company he set up to share his love of running, and all the secret trails he’d found while exploring the wilderness. He also wanted a career which was less tiring than being an athlete, it turns out being a race director was a terrible choice, it’s exhausting.
Waterproof and wind resistant, the Columbia OutDry Ex lightweight shell jacket performs well when worn on its own in mixed weather conditions
The fully waterproof and windproof R7 Gore-Tex Shakedry Trail Hooded Jacket has a hefty price tag but proves its worth
A superb all-rounder, the Inov8 Stormshell running jacket is ideal for experienced or long-distance trail runners
Super lightweight and compact, the Salomon Sense jacket is designed for light protection on your run
Go running with a headlamp to keep powering on during the winter months and seize the opportunity to do some exciting night running
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