Run This Year

Part two of our event series for 2020, running. If you missed the swim events post you can take a look here. These blog posts are to encourage new runners to get their trainers on or experienced runners to take their running to the next level. Wherever you are starting from or whatever your goal, there are communities and events that you can join! Couch to 5km   This nine-week programme from the NHS takes you from the sofa (couch sounds…

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Enter a Swim Event in 2020

This post is one of a three-part series of posts on events for 2020. Below is a list of open water swim events that you could take part in, with a mix of distances depending on how far you want to go. Great Swim – The Great Swim is a series of events sponsored by John West who pride themselves on being a challenging and safe series of events whatever your age or ability and have been running for over…

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Free Fitness Classes

In this world where classes for an hour or even 45mins are £20 or more a go it can become pretty expensive if you want to work out a lot or the budget is tight. So is there a way to make exercising cheaper or better yet completely free? Here are a few places that make getting fit more affordable….. Who: Adidas 152 Studio When: Through out the week Mon-Sun, you can get to a class before or after work…

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Saddle Sore in Females

I really wanted to name this post My Poor Vagina but I went for a more U rated title. A couple of weekends ago I did an 80km bike ride, I felt uncomfortable during the ride but when I got home and looked down there let’s just say it looked a bit swollen, especially on one side! In all fairness the ride was longer than the rides I have been doing recently which of course has been a factor in…

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Free Run Clubs London

ASICS – A run club both Monday and Friday nights from their flagship store on Oxford Circus. They start at 7pm on both night, all abilities welcome and lockers available. Tickets are bought via Eventbrite. Adidas Runners – A run club by Adidas where you can normally trial their latest shoe on the run. The club is run by various Adidas Ambassadors on a Monday 7pm at Regent’s Park, a Women’s run club from their 152 studio on Wednesday 7pm…

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