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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. Running is considered to be extremely important to make a perfectly healthy lifestyle. For years running has been used as an opportunity to raise awareness for different causes, from supporting the cancer foundation to raising…

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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 on athletics. Their dedication and passion for running has been a beacon of light to many aspiring runners, and they have left a trail of fire behind them. Michael Johnson Michael Johnson is undisputedly one…

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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 his time. In part one we saw how Roger Bannister, Jesse Owens, and Katherine Switzer changed running history, but there are some outstanding athletes that appear below. Steve Prefontaine Steve Prefontine is one of the…

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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 most popular athletes of all time, that through their actions have made running and athletics a sport to be immensely proud of, and also by their brave contributions have become famous all around the world….

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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 can improve your performance as a runner. Already we have looked at areas such as good exercises to develop certain muscle groups, and how to breathe better so more oxygen enters your blood stream. Now…

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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 part one we looked at developing your technique and this time we concentrate more on the specific exercises that build up speed. Alternate Your Speed You should always look to alternate your runs, from slow…

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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 people are natural runners, some are suited to running long distances and other for short bursts of incredible fast sprinting.But even the greatest of runners continually put in the hours of training and honing their…

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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 events that included a prison break and a course that was designed for horses. In this blog we look at a twenty-four hour endurance race and a bizarre competition that pitches humans up against horses….

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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 the lush green pastures of England. There are also epic modern cities and medieval country hamlets that are all capable of providing the perfect backdrop for some epic running events. In this blog we travel…

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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 are run in the UK. In the first part of this blog we saw how diverse Britain’s marathon courses can be. From the historic landmarks of the famous London streets, to the beautiful and wild…

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