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  • Easiest Half Marathon Plan Ever

    Easiest Half Marathon Plan Ever

    30th March 2022

    Thinking about tackling a half marathon? We have the simplest and easiest plan ever to take you from ‘new but regular runner’ to completing a half marathon in three months

  • Foot Pain – What Could It Be?

    Foot Pain – What Could It Be?

    9th March 2022

    Foot Pain – What Could It Be? Whether it’s a sudden discomfort or a persistent dull ache, foot pain in runners is a common problem. Our feet get put through a lot when running – up to three times the…

  • Is My 5K Time Any Good?

    Is My 5K Time Any Good?

    18th February 2022

    Is My 5K Time Any Good?   It doesn’t matter whether you’re a running novice or seasoned marathoner, every runner has been in the position of seeing their time at the end of a 5km training session, a Parkrun or…

  • How should I run a 5km Time Trial

    How should I run a 5km Time Trial

    1st February 2022

    How to run a 5km Time trial A 5km Time trial is a great way of finding out where your current running fitness levels are.  A simple max effort over the 5km distance can set you up for big improvements…

  • How to get Parkrun barcodes on your Garmin

    How to get Parkrun barcodes on your Garmin

    14th January 2022

    How to get Parkrun barcodes on your Garmin Ever wondered how to do away with the little paper barcode from your Parkrun? We have all been crossed the finish line, desperately seeking out our little code, or checking our pockets…

  • 5 Gym Exercises All Runners Should Do To Improve

    5 Gym Exercises All Runners Should Do To Improve

    13th January 2022

    5 Gym Exercises All Runners Should Do To Improve Their Strength So, you’ve nailed your form, endurance and speed, but wondering how you can take it up a notch? Strength training. Strength training with weights is often seen as something…

  • 5 Reasons you Should Take up Running

    5 Reasons you Should Take up Running

    10th January 2022

    5 Reasons you Should Take up Running It’s a new year, and for many of us, resolutions have been made. One of the most common resolutions is to ‘get fit’ in one way or another, whether that’s frequent exercising, a…

  • The Top 10 Fastest UK Parkruns

    The Top 10 Fastest UK Parkruns

    7th January 2022

    The Top 10 Fastest UK Parkruns Just starting out and wondering which UK Parkruns have the quickest average finish time? And which are the most beginner-friendly? Founder and chief statistician of Athletics Data, Tim Grose has been using the same…

  • Run To Help Manage Or Reduce The Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

    Run To Help Manage Or Reduce The Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

    8th April 2019

    According to new analysis this year by Diabetes UK, there are around 4.7 million people in the UK living with diabetes – with that number expected to rise to 5.5 million by 2030. It’s also estimated that there are nearly…

  • Spring Training: Five Top Tips For Fair-Weather Runners

    Spring Training: Five Top Tips For Fair-Weather Runners

    3rd April 2019

    With Spring upon us, warmer temperatures and more daylight hours to enjoy, it’s the perfect opportunity for keen fair-weather runners to head out the door and pick up the miles. Whether you’re an experienced runner, training for the first time…