Run for the Journey

Run for the Journey

The Ultimate Lunchtime Workouts: Part I
In part one of our new Lunchtime Workouts series, Team Iffley's Tom Wheatley takes us through an efficient lunchtime running workout, that is guaranteed to rejuvenate you and leave you...
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How to Practise Mindful Running

How to Practise Mindful Running

Award wining author, Tina Chantrey sheds light on how to introduce mindfulness into your running training and explores its potential to transform your relationship with running. Mindful running Mindful running. The...
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Make a Date with Your Diary

Make a Date with Your Diary

This week, we hear from Dr Matt Long, editorial contributor to Athletics Weekly magazine who gives his thoughts on the benefits of keeping a handwritten training log. In this very Journal on...
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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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Running Adventures on Dartmoor

Running Adventures on Dartmoor

I love it when a plan comes together. Late in October, Iffley Road offered me a sneak peek of their new Dartmoor Base Layer. "I'm actually going to Dartmoor next...
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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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The Trails on Your Doorstep

The Trails on Your Doorstep

For many of us, trail running conjures up images of Britain’s A-list locations, the Premiership of the nation’s trails.  Places such as the Yorkshire Dales; the Lakes; the South Downs;...
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5 Great Trail Runs Near London

5 Great Trail Runs Near London

Had a hard week at work? City life getting you down? Need to get some big miles in before your next trail race? Although it may not feel like it...
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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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