Monday, June 1, 2020
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Interview with NOTCH® founder Chris Healy

If you’ve not heard of NOTCH® yet, we’re about to introduce you to a great way to celebrate your running achievements. Wearing your running medals around your neck every day might show off the races you’re most proud of,...

From painful severe scoliosis to taking on a marathon in 2020

Louise Laurie had scoliosis surgery in 2010. She is now in training to run the Manchester Marathon 2020. She writes a blog about her experiences of living with scoliosis, to raise awareness and to inspire others with the condition.  We...

Phil Hewitt: outrunning his demons after a vicious knife attack

Author Phil Hewitt, the man behind Outrunning The Demons, explains what motivated him to write this book. It's a collection of stories where running has transformed people's lives, or helped them cope in the face of adversity and grief....

Taryn Simpson – how Rheumatoid Arthritis hasn’t stopped her love of sport

Being told you have Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) at a young age could easily steer a person away from sport. But for Taryn Simpson it meant defying the diagnosis and using her own mental strength to find a passion for...

Interview: Carole Armitage

Carole Armitage is the face behind the new 80Noir Ultra Chocolate, a chocolate range designed to support your health and wellbeing. It is perfect for runners pre-, post- and during workouts, which certainly grabbed our interest.  It's been a long...

Swimrun across Sweden

Running and swimming are both incredible endurance disciplines. They make up two thirds of a triathlon, but now the two individual sports are increasingly being intertwined more seamlessly through the sport known as ‘swimrun’. Introducing swimrun Taking part in point-to-point races,...

Interview: Adharanand Finn

Adharanand Finn, author of the exceptional running books Running with the Kenyans and The Way of the Runner, is back with a new must-read! The Rise of the Ultra Runners: A Journey to the Edge of Human Endurance, focuses on the...

Interview: Donnie Campbell

When you’ve already run 7,000 metres up 18 different mountains, your stomach is empty from intense vomiting and you feel like your foot is being stabbed with a roasting hot iron, you might think it’s time to stop. But...

Interview: Primrose’s Kitchen

We chat to Primrose Matheson of Primrose’s Kitchen about key foods for runners and why her breakfast products are different to others on the market. Introducing Primrose's Kitchen There are so many products out there on our supermarket aisles these days,...

Profile: Virginia Pawlyn

Some people get into running when they’re at school. Some don’t get the bug until they’re in their 30s or 40s. For Virginia Pawlyn, it was a little later than that – she started running when she was 66...
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A marathon challenge during the coronavirus crisis

There’s nothing like setting yourself a personal challenge to stay motivated. Which is just what runner Neil McCall did....
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The COVID Diaries: Running in the time of Coronavirus (part 2)

Welcome to the second week in our new blog series, catching up with runners as we navigate this weird time in the UK. With...

Canicrossing at an event: here’s what you need to know

Together with the team at DogFit, we've put together our top tips for taking part in a trail event with your dog. Main photo ©...

What are the best sunglasses for runners?

The yellow ball of heat has returned to UK skies! Well, for now at least. Finding decent sunglasses for runners is harder than it...

The COVID Diaries: Running in the time of coronavirus (part 1)

Welcome to our new blog series, catching up with runners as we navigate this weird time in the UK. With no races on the...