Run for the Journey

Run for the Journey

Running and Football
Ahead of one of the world's most watched sporting events, we asked Iffley Road ambassador, Steve Skinner, a keen amateur footballer how he fell in love with running. If you...
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How to Find Romance Through Running

Finding Romance Through Running

With the Royal Wedding in mind, we've turned our attention to how running can lead to romance.  It's well proven that couples that have similar interests are more likely to...
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Should You Post Your Workouts on Social Media?

Should You Post Your Workouts on Social Media?

You've dragged yourself to the gym or out for a run, and you've put your everything into a brutal session. Now you want to share your accomplishment with the world....
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Running and Relationships

Running and Relationships

Many couples meet through running. Team Iffley Ambassador Steve Skinner, talks about how he met his partner Lorna through running and the joy they experience running together... I have been...
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How to Become Part of The Running Community

How to Become Part of The Running Community

When I began running in 2011 little did I know I was joining such an incredible community. As I ran my first half marathon, The Ruby Run in Devon, I...
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Art on the Run - A Runner's Eye View of London at Christmas

Art on the Run - A Runner's Eye View of London at Christmas

Last year, #TeamIffley's Steve Skinner traded in his camera for a sketchpad to draw some of his favourite scenery from his run commute in London. This year he's back with some...
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Rising to the Cross-Country Challenge

Rising to the Cross-Country Challenge

The cross-country season is well underway.  Hurrah!  It got us thinking about the unique challenges cross-country poses – and how best to tackle them.
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Cross-Country v Road Racing

Cross-Country v Road Racing

It’s that time of year when runners don their club vests, split shorts, and spikes. But what exactly should you do differently when hitting the trails?  I’d like to go into some of the differences between cross-country and road running, and try to offer some tips for those of you looking to dip your toe into the…mud.

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6 of the Best County Peaks to Run in England

6 of the Best County Peaks to Run in England

Six of the best English county tops, as compiled by Sam Pearce of The Footpath Less Travelled blog.
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How to Prepare for a Mountain Run

How to Prepare for a Mountain Run

OCC is the smallest of the UTMB (Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc) races. However, covering 57k and 3,500m of elevation gain, it is a challenge not to be taken lightly as I found out on Thursday 31st of August.
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Great British Coastal Runs

Great British Coastal Runs

What is it about running on Britain’s beaches that makes for such an uplifting experience?  Maybe its something scientific, such as the increased ozone levels in the air?  Maybe it’s...
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