Tuesday, December 1, 2020
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Olivia Higginson

Running your first ever race? Here are some tips and advice to help the day go smoothly.

We all remember how nervous we felt about taking part in our first running race. In this blog I aim to answer any questions you have about your first race. From how to prepare for the race the night...

Who are the gods of running?

Sometimes a question pops into your mind and leads you down a rabbit hole of Google searching! We've all done it. For Olivia, her quest for knowledge came while reading a book, and led her to ask: 'Who are...

My favourite half-marathon races in the UK

If you've done a few running races, chances are you have your favourites. We asked our writer Olivia this question: 'What are your 5 favourite half-marathon races?' She had a hard time narrowing them down, but here are her...

What’s on your bucket list of running races? Here are our top picks

Have you got a bucket list of running races you'd love to experience? Maybe they're in the UK, or in some far-flung part of the world. In this article, our writer, Olivia, explores some of the races on her...

Rockay Razer trail running socks review

You might not yet be familiar with Rockay running socks, but they are growing in popularity among trail runners. Offering comfort and practicality, while also being good for the environment, it's not hard to see the appeal. Run Deep's...

My running kit wishlist

We have all have wishlist of running kit that we'd love to own one day. Our writer Olivia has put together a list of the top four items on her running wishlist right now!  Having already thought about my bucket...

The best YouTube channels to watch for runners

YouTube dominates the online video market, and there are thousands of channels dedicated to running. It's hard to separate the good ones from the truly terrible, so it helps to have some recommendations! Here I list my top 5...

My top 5 10K races in the South West

The 10K distance is probably the most popular distance to race for runners of all levels. Here, our writer Olivia, who lives in Devon, rounds up her pick of the top 10K races in the South West of England. The...

5 fun ways to reboot your running mojo

Losing your running mojo, or being in a running slump, can happen to any runner from time to time. Even the professionals suffer from dips in motivation and energy. Below I have five ways to help you reboot your...

OOFOS OOahh Sport Recovery Slides review

I was lucky to be gifted a pair of OOFOS OOahh Sport Recovery Slides to review. I didn't know what to expect, but as soon as I slid my feet into the OOFOS I felt love and my feet went...

About Me

Olivia can usually be found running around the East Devon countryside with her fellow club runners. She has raced all distances from 5K to 50K, but her favourite distance is a half-marathon. Her dream would be to run in races around the world. Olivia is also a Sports Therapist, assisting runners to keep on running.
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