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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...

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...

My 8 new rules for running after injury

Having an injury makes you think, reassess and contemplate your running before the injury, and also how to approach your running going forwards. I've decided I need more structure to my running, so I've created eight new rules to...

Essential kit for your first triathlon

Triathlon is a complex sport with its three disciplines. As such, it requires more kit than running. Here is a list of essential kit that will allow you to race comfortably, competitively, and successfully. In this guest blog, we explore...

Top sports films you can stream right now

Now that the UK lockdown is continuing for a few more weeks at least, I thought I would discuss inspirational films you can watch. I've compiled a shortlist of the best documentaries and films available to watch on various...

A closer look at compression for runners

Compression garments for runners aren’t just about tighter-fitting clothing. There’s a science behind compression: it can improve sporting performance and endurance, increase muscle efficiency and power, enhance recovery time and reduce the risk of injury. Here, we take a...

The 7 best rubbish things to buy a runner this Christmas

Running is easy. Pop on your Nikes or Adidas or Altras or ON Clouds and out the door. Right? WRONG! WRONG and wrong again. The simplest of human movements turns into a very complex operation in our modern world. Gone...

Top tips for running in the rain

It’s been a long day. It’s dark outside. And now it’s just started to chuck it down. The thought of going running in the rain isn’t that appealing. But if you’re in training for a 2020 race, or just...

Dartmoor Prison Break 2019 – Race Report

What to expect in the Dartmoor Prison Break race, summed up in one early-hours encounter…  It was four in the morning when I found myself 'jogging' down a narrow A-road somewhere in Cornwall (I honestly couldn't tell you where). A...

Why ultramarathons are ultra achievable

Heard runners talking about ultramarathons and wondered if you could run one? Helena Stroud is here to tell you why they’re special, and why you should absolutely plan to run one! Bitten by the bug I got into running in 2014,...
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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...
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