Blogs

  • Patriotic Strava Art; The Dragon Run

    Patriotic Strava Art; The Dragon Run

    13th April 2017

    Written by Alan Stone Like many of the best running ideas, this was dreamt up in a pub after a couple of beers. Martyn and I both belong to a fell running club called Mynyddwyr De Cymru. Try saying that…

  • Student Smashes World Record with Musical Outfit

    Student Smashes World Record with Musical Outfit

    4th April 2017

    A student from Birmingham Conservatoire has mixed his love of both music and athletics to break a Guinness World Record; running the fastest half marathon dressed as a musical instrument. Donning a custom-made viola costume, Alistair Rutherford ran the Liverpool…

  • Race Review: Multi Storey Car Park Marathon, Worthing

    Race Review: Multi Storey Car Park Marathon, Worthing

    13th March 2017

    From Svalbard to South Africa and Marrakesh to Istanbul, I’ve run in some exciting, exotic marathons in some pretty awe-inspiring corners of the World. Now I’ve run a marathon in a multi storey car park in Worthing. Written by Tim…

  • I Can Run 7

    I Can Run 7

    6th March 2017

    Novice runner Laura Jones sets sights on world’s highest marathon, and takes on 7 marathons on 7 continents in one year – something only 6 British women have completed. After innocently agreeing to run the Everest Marathon, despite having no…

  • Q&A with Dr Andrew Murray, Genghis Khan Ice Marathon Winner

    Q&A with Dr Andrew Murray, Genghis Khan Ice Marathon Winner

    15th February 2017

    Scottish doctor, Andrew Murray, has retained his title as champion of the Genghis Khan Ice Marathon, one of the toughest physical feats on the planet. Dr. Andrew Murray travelled to the Arctic plains of Mongolia to compete in the race…

  • Run Every Day January – Would You?

    Run Every Day January – Would You?

    9th February 2017

    Written by Faye Tudor In the days between Christmas and New Year I have a tradition of scribbling down some notes on what I want to achieve in the coming year. It’s not all exercise or event goals but after…

  • Chris Chandler: Marathon 3 of 30 in 2017

    Chris Chandler: Marathon 3 of 30 in 2017

    29th January 2017

    Ranscombe Winter Challenge Written by Chris Chandler Marathon number three of my challenge took me to Ranscombe Nature Reserve in Gravesend. The route is a trail run passing through the north downs, through picturesque woodlands, along the side of a…

  • Chris Chandler: Marathon 2 of 30 in 2017

    Chris Chandler: Marathon 2 of 30 in 2017

    27th January 2017

    Cakeathon Challenge Written by Chris Chandler Marathon number two of my 2017 challenge saw me venturing to Betteshanger Country Park to take on the Cakeathon Challenge run by the SVN (Saxons Vikings Normans) company. This is a six hour challenge…

  • Chris Chandler: Marathon 1 of 30 in 2017

    Chris Chandler: Marathon 1 of 30 in 2017

    25th January 2017

    Flitch Way Marathon Written by Chris Chandler My 30 marathons in 2017 to raise money for MS-UK challenge started with the Flitch Way Marathon in Great Notley, a 1 lap ‘out and back’ trail marathon with a little bit of…

  • Lazy Girl Running

    Lazy Girl Running

    29th December 2016

    I turned up to the track 45 minutes early for the session I was about to coach. It was a cold evening, but it was dry and there was no wind. The floodlights lit up the 400m loop and it…