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How Any Runner Will Benefit From Cross-Country Training

Cross-country training for any exercise or sport, supplements any primary sport you are involved in. Regardless of whether you are an experienced marathoner or…

How to Run a Distance Relay Race – Part 2

Distance relay races are really one-offs, they are over different lengths and terrains. Legs of the race can be vastly different also, so it…

How to Run a Distance Relay Race – Part 1

Running is normally an individual event when it you against the world, however there is one running discipline that depends on team work. And…

Running in the Olympics – Part 2

Our second lap around the track to learn all we can about Olympic running events starts with middle distance  running. Olympic Games middle distance…

Running in the Olympics – Part 1

The Olympic Games motto, Citius, Altius, Fortius meaning Faster, Higher, Stronger depicts exactly the qualities needed to achieve gold at the most prestigious sporting…

Charity at the Heart of Running – Running for a Cause

Running is a goal that everyone strives to achieve and surpass their self-made record. It is also part of diets and exercise plans alike….

Famous Runners of All Time – Part 3

The concluding part to see who are the greatest runners of all time highlights even more men and women who have left their mark…

Famous Runners of All Time – Part 2

The second lap of the track to discover the greatest runners of all time resumes with one of the most well-known American runners of…

Famous Runners of All Time – Part 1

Every sport has its heroes either past or present and running is no different, so in this blog we have decided to celebrate the…

How to Run Faster – Part 3

The concluding part of our blog on how to run faster picks up the pace once again to find ways and means how you…

How to Run Faster – Part 2

The second edition of our blog on how to run faster looks at even more ways that you can develop as a runner. In…

How to Run Faster – Part 1

When you look at the world’s great runners past and present, their style and technique makes their running seem almost effortless. And indeed, some…

Britain’s Most Epic Running Events – Part 2

We return to Britain to find out even more epic running events that take place each and every year. In part one we saw…

Britain’s Most Epic Running Events – Part 1

Britain has a most diverse and spectacular landscape, from the awesome wilderness of the Highlands of Scotland to the rugged coastline of Wales, to…

Top Marathons in the UK – Part 2

Once again we lace up our running shoes and take to Britain’s roads and countryside to experience some of the very best marathons that…

Top Marathons in the UK – Part 1

The whole world knows about the London Marathon, but you may not be aware it is not alone as long distance races that are…

How to Teach Your Brain to Run – Part 2

The second edition of how to teach your brain to run looks into the five individual strategies that can be implemented into your running…

How to Teach Your Brain to Run – Part 1

When we talk about fatigue in running, we always think that it is the muscles and perhaps your stamina that are the two biggest…

Running for New Mums

Running is a favorite way to get fit and work out. It is also an excellent opportunity to take in your surroundings and socialize…

What to Wear Running: A Beginner’s Guide – Part 2

The second part of our beginner’s guide of what to wear when running, starts with technical running clothes. Unlike leisure vests, shirts and shorts…

What to Wear Running: A Beginner’s Guide – Part 1

Wide selection and choice, many shops offer variety to pick from, but there are certain things no sportsman will do without. Here they are:…

Things Nobody Tells You About Training for a Half Marathon – Part 2

So you have just decided to pick up the pace and started to run longer distances, the problem is more unusual things are happening…

Things Nobody Tells You About Training for a Half Marathon – Part 1

You may have found that you currently have a yearn to achieve something greater in your running and attempt to do a half or…

What is Postpartum Running? – Part 3

The final and concluding part of our blog concerning postpartum running looks at even more issues concerning with getting back to exercising after you…

What is Postpartum Running? – Part 2

The second part of our blog that deals with the issues of how and when to get back to running after you have had…

What is Postpartum Running? – Part 1

Undertaking a complete nine months of pregnancy and finally giving birth can be a traumatic experience for both mind and body. Congratulations on succeeding…

Three Easy Tips to Get Started with Running

Perhaps you are a lapsed runner or just taking the sport up for the very first time, whichever is the case this blog dispenses…

Are Humans Born to Run?

There is no question that everybody has run in their lives, whether it is a quick sprint to the car in the rain or…

How to Run Faster When You are Over Forty

Running does seem to get harder when you get older, but is this because you train less and have to work harder? However, some…

Is There an Ideal Runner’s Body Type?

There is no regular shape or size for a runner, a runner is anybody who moves faster than a simple walk. So by this…

The Personality Traits of Long Distance Runners

Many experienced long distance runners will all tell you that completing a marathon or another long race is just as much about your personality…

Unusual Facts about an Ultra-marathon? – Part 2

Once again, we tie up our laces and take to the countryside to see the wonderful world of running an ultra-marathon. In part one…

Unusual Facts about an Ultra-marathon? – Part 1

Many people do not even know what an ultra-marathon actually is, but really the simplest definition is that it is any race that is…

What is an Ultra-marathon? – Part 2

Having taken a deep breath and filled our lungs, it is time to start running again and return to our blog on what is…

What is an Ultra-marathon? – Part 1

What is an ultra-marathon? How long is it? Who can run in it? These three questions and even more are often asked about the…

How to Get Running Sponsorship – Part 2

Securing a sponsorship deal in any sport is not easy, and in the case of running many athletes find it immensely difficult to find…

How to Get Running Sponsorship – Part 1

Sponsors look at many qualities when they are thinking of investing in an athlete, and surprisingly it is not always the fastest runner that…

The Most Memorable Olympic Track Moments in History – Part 2

The second part of our blog to highlight the most memorable modern moments of the Olympic Games touches on Seb Coe in 1980 and…

The Most Memorable Olympic Track Moments in History – Part 1

Once every four years the biggest sporting event in the world takes place, namely the Olympic Games. The Olympics attracts the best athletes in…

The Greatest Long-Distance Runners of All Time – Part 2

The second part of our epic marathon to find the greatest long-distance runners of all time follows on from part one when our focus…