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  • 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…

  • A Mile Each Day

    A Mile Each Day

    26th December 2016

    Doing something completely different seemed crazy at the time, but it’s amazing how much you can get out of seemingly mad ideas, says Tony Phillips. In 2003 I entered the New York City marathon and came across an article in…

  • A Mile Each Day

    A Mile Each Day

    12th December 2016

    It’s easy to get frustrated with yourself when you don’t get things right first time. Tony says we should remember that we’re only human and give ourselves a break. Have you ever watched a toddler taking his or her first steps? If you…

  • Lazy Girl Running: Lessons from Marathons

    Lazy Girl Running: Lessons from Marathons

    6th December 2016

    There are many different reasons why people queue up at the start-line to run 26.2 miles. Laura learns an important lesson from her 16th marathon. Each marathon I’ve run has taught me something different. My first taught me I’m capable of more than…

  • Inspiring Runner: Steven Waterson

    Inspiring Runner: Steven Waterson

    3rd December 2016

    A formidably fit army chef, Steven lost his sight during brain surgery in 2009. But this hasn’t stopped him from running marathons. In 2003, Steven Waterston suffered a brain haemorrhage and was diagnosed with a large scale arterio venous malformation (AVM) which was potentially fatal…