I had the pleasure of marshalling at the UK National Cross Country Championships at Harewood House the other weekend. The level of talent on display, across all age groups and genders was a pleasure to witness. The course was good too, not too many laps and a challenging, undulating route. Weather conditions were fantastic both … Continue reading Just ask Mo!
Could I benefit from a running coach, or do I need to prioritise my annual plan first?
Over the years I have had a love / hate relationship with treadmills. I have used them when training has been impossible outdoors such as a twenty mile long run when it was snowing heavily; or using a treadmill at a hotel gym when abroad as the weather was too hot (for me) to run … Continue reading No longer dreaded!
I am not usually one to take on challenges such as ‘dry January’, ‘Movember’, etc. unless there is a benefit from it for me such as wanting to lose a little bit extra body fat, or other health reasons. So it was a surprise when I decided to take on the ‘Ron Hill run every … Continue reading #Runeveryday Challenge!
Okay....I have fallen out of love………. …..with trail running. Well, to be honest I wouldn’t say I have fallen out of love, but struggling to get out into the hills at the moment. This isn’t helped by my decision (on medical grounds) to stop running marathon distance and above. I still love the idea of … Continue reading Ten Reasons not to run trail marathons and ultras!
Hardwork beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard Anon The recent World Athletic Championships in London got me discussing the nurture versus nature debate with friends. ‘Not again’ I can sense you thinking to your selves! I am not by any means an expert in this field, nor do I intend to argue against other … Continue reading Hidden Talents