Run for the Journey

Run for the Journey

Why it Pays to Layer Up in Winter
As the great Ranulph Fiennes once said: “There is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.” And he’s right: get your winter clothing choices right and you can run happy, even in the most extreme weather conditions ...
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How to Survive Your Long Runs

How to Survive Your Long Runs

Struggling to find the motivation to get those long runs in? David Castle, editorial director at Men's Running UK, shares his top tips to help you find your running mojo and...
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How to Survive Running in the Heat

How to Survive Running in the Heat

There’s no need to quit running when the temperature soars. By taking a few precautions, you can head out into the heat – you may even benefit. Most runners are...
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Top Tips for Running at Night

Top Tips for Running at Night

When running at night you should break out the hi vis and other reflective kit and accessories that make running in the dark a much safer proposition. Many of us...
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A Guide to Race Planning in the New Year

A Guide to Race Planning in the New Year

"A goal without a plan is just a wish." ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry I didn’t want to race this morning. It was cold, pouring with rain and the combined effects of...
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Natural Running

Natural Running

I have an early proof of Chris McDougall’s now-legendary book, Born to Run. It doesn’t have the glossy cover of later prints, instead eschewing the glitzier colours with a single...
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Why Laying a Training Foundation Can Pay Dividends

Why Laying a Training Foundation Can Pay Dividends

"Harder, better, faster, stronger." So you’ve trained and raced hard all summer, scored some PBs and generally enjoyed running with the sun on your back. But as the daylight starts...
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Doing It By Half - How to Prepare for a Half Marathon

Doing It By Half - How to Prepare for a Half Marathon

“13.1. It's not 'just a half'. It's an accomplishment." I once saw this race sign as I was doing a half marathon – and the message really rings true. But the beauty...
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