Like many runners, I tend to be a seasonal runner. I don't like running during the summer, I find it too hot and just uncomfortable with so many people waking earlier than usual. I tried to keep running this year, but with my work commitments it got laid to the side for a good 6… Continue reading How To Get Back Into Running
Fitting in the right training can be tough. We all have this idea of what training should look like, but in reality everyone’s training should be different. We’ve all got different bodies, and our goals are all different. One may want to run fast, whereas another may want to get around. Many will already follow… Continue reading How To Plan Your Training
For the last few years I've set myself a goal of doing a certain number of events, or getting a certain time at an event. This... No, last year I set myself the goal of getting 10 medals and a half marathon time under 2 hours. I succeeded with the 10 medals, sub 2 hours… Continue reading Running Goals for 2020
If you're in the UK, you've probably noticed that the weather hasn't been great recently. The sun hasn't been out for less and less hours, making both morning and evening runs a little less pleasant, and the sofa or bed a lot more appetising. If dark running isn't your thing though, it might be time to switch over to treadmill running until the sessions start to change again. I've been slowly incorporating more and more treadmill sessions into my plan, and I'm not hating it as much as I thought I would. Here's a few sessions that you can do to help decrease your treadmill dread.
There's a few weeks left of the year, and so for many runners there probably aren't any races that you're gearing up for. If there is, well done! I for one am only racing with myself in these coming weeks, especially as the races around my way are very much now turning to fun run events. If you're like me then, you may feel it's too early to start training for your next big race a the start of next year but don't want to loose the momentum of training that you've currently got into. So what should you do? The best answer is base training. Follow the blog post to find out more about base training.