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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Run Fit Assessment

I recently injured my foot which meant I had to stop running, now for some people that would be rather distressing, but I am not the biggest fan of running. During my physio treatment I decided to get a Run Fit Assessment as I had never had a run fit before except a basic gait test/shoe fit. I have the London Triathlon in July and if I am about to start running again I thought it would be best to…

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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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Cool Runnings

I’ve put together a mix of running races in London this Summer (ok I’ve included one in October) to keep you motivated. If you’re anything like me I always find it much easier to exercise when I have a goal in mind. Whether that’s a specific race or an achievement like a PB, a schedule goal like run 3 times a week for 6 months or working on technique it really keeps you going! Let me know what you think…

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Follow My Trail

A couple of weeks ago I went up to Luke’s parents in Gloucestershire and his Dad asked whether I wanted to join him for a run the next day along the Malverns. The Malverns are around 13km long and the highest point peaks at 425 metres. The route we would be doing was around 5km and included 10 climbs. I was actually rather excited as the views from the Malverns are great and although I have done some hiking including the…

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