Let me just start with one important fact… ALL TYPES OF RUNNERS GET INJURED It doesn’t matter how heavy or light you are. If you are an absolute beginner or a seasoned pro…injury is part and parcel of being an athlete, and illness, unfortunately, is just a part of everyday life as a human being…so…

It is almost 10am on a Sunday morning and I have just woke up without the aid of an alarm clock, or the enthusiastic musings of a 4 year old. I have had childcare all weekend, however I did not wake up and think about going for a run or signing in for the 11am…

How we getting on ladies? Are we seeing any improvements yet? Further more are you tracking your improvements? Two great resources to help you record your progress are Baseline Record Monthly Planner But the other way we will measure improvements in by doing a regular paced run. So every 6-8 weeks you will be encouraged to…

This morning while working hard to maintain a consistent pace around my breezy and damp local parkrun I thought to myself Wow, if I’m finding this tough how the hell am I gonna cope with tomorrows planned 15 miler? As you may know I am marathon training, with just 56 days 5 hours and 32 minutes to…

Hand up if you are guilty of plodding along with the minimum level of effort, and then kicking yourself for not improving your 5k times? Once you have been running for a while, or can run for 20 minutes or so without taking a walking break you may start to think about how to improve…

I know many of you are waiting for my blow by blow account of yesterdays Tough Mudder course, however I think I am still in a state of shock and my mind is unable to truly process what it went through during those 4 and a half hours (yes you read that right 270 gruelling…

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