I recently alluded to a risky plan that embarked on just before running 100km in a week, whereby I bought a pair of new shoes just 3 days before the start of the challenge. Quite honestly I didn’t think it would go too well but I thought it would be better than feeling my On… Continue reading Running Review: ASICS Gel Cumulus 21
Another week comes to an end and so to does a week of training. It may be over half way through the year, but it’s not too late in the year for me to start a new weekly blog series (I hope)! This week was the first week of my Summer Speed Training, where I’m… Continue reading Weekly Training 2020 – #30
2020 has seen change to a lot of things within our daily lives. One of those changes has been that many races are now virtual. One of the races that usually takes place close to me in Somerset is Race To The Stones, this is potentially the first ultramarathon that I ever heard of. With… Continue reading Running Event: Virtual Race To The Stones
We’re half way through the year, and you may or may not have found yourself getting on with the running goals you set yourself in January. Things starting to look a little bit better in terms of the COVID situation, and I’m sure many, like me, are trying to think through what they want to… Continue reading Run Training: What’s your new goal?
I recently spoke about what to look for in a shoe as I was on the hunt for a new pair of shoes. After writing the post and having a little look at various different running websites and comparing the prices etc. I went with a pair of On CloudFlow shoes. Here’s what I’ve been… Continue reading Running Review: On CloudFlow
I wouldn’t call myself an avid spender when it comes to running clothes. I tend to just run in what I have until it’s obvious I need something else. Which means that when it comes to looking for something I new, I don’t really have a clue as to what I’m looking for. I tend… Continue reading Running 101: Running Shoes
If you run, you've probably heard from many a source that lifting weights and doing strength work can really aid your running performance. This post is about to do the same thing, but it will also talk through which exercises will help you the most, and why. Focusing on weight training and body-weight exercises does… Continue reading Training Talk: Strength Exercises
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
Most of us will want to get faster and many of us runners have taken part in Parkrun. Why not put these two together and try and get a better Parkrun time. Here's some easy tips that won't means months training.
Fitting in runs when you travel for meeting, events, etc. Can be pretty tough, but it can also be really rewarding. In this blog I go through why I enjoy taking the time out of busy schedules to run, and some practical tips for how you can too.