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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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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GoodGym

GoodGym, what makes it so good? Well let me tell you. GoodGym is a not for profit company who’s ethos is to do good and get fit. But what does that mean and how do they do this? 1. Group Runs So a group run happens every week for each area where there’s a GoodGym, which is around 31 areas in the UK with the majority in London. I go to GoodGym in Camden and we always start with a good…

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Making Tracks

Last Monday I had the absolute pleasure of being coached by Jessica Ennis-Hill at Battersea Park Running Track curtsy of Adidas Running Club. Adidas are a brand that speak for themselves but their run club in London really hit the scene at the beginning of this year and man do they know how to put on a run club. The Friday before the Ennis-Hill session they had the Brownlee brothers who I missed (this is still a real sore spot,…

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