IAAF World Athletic Championships, Local Running Events, North East of England, Running, Topical Blogs

Three Fitness Annoyances

Three things. Three annoying things.

I get it, fitness is a stress relief, a lifestyle or something to do when work is not involved. But I’ve been around the block, for over ten years ( a bit of a long walk, I know) and I’ve come to realise that some, not all, things that annoy the living days out of me and I’m about to go through three. Continue reading “Three Fitness Annoyances”

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Local Events, North East of England, Running, Trail Running, Winter Training

5 Reasons Why You Need Trail Running In Your Life

Winter’s coming.

The dark nights are here. You’re putting on the lights at 7pm, there’s more of a nip in the air, and for many of you, this is where running is put on the shelf.

I’m here to try to change your mind with this post. How? Trail running.

Here are five reasons why you need to try it… Continue reading “5 Reasons Why You Need Trail Running In Your Life”

Local Running Events, North East of England, Running, Sunderland 10K, The Blaydon Races, Totum Sport, Trail Running, Training, Uncategorized, Winter Training

The One With The Bog

The windup to the Siglion Sunderland 10km is ON!

I absolutely love it when the time comes to get the speed endurance in the legs and also, get that sensation, when you know that you can run the distance needed within a time that’s acceptable – of course, like every runner at every event, we always look for that PB. Continue reading “The One With The Bog”

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The One With The HIIT

It’s strange to think how, one day, you’re so far past the point of tiredness, that you can barely peel yourself off the sofa and other days, you’ve gained energy out of nowhere – this is exactly how last week has been! Continue reading “The One With The HIIT”

Great North Run, Local Events, Local Running Events, North East of England, Running, Sunderland 10K, Totum Sport, Training, Uncategorized, Winter Training

The One With Endless Hills

When starting a week of running, timing can always be an issue from time-to-time.

Your usual midweek run might have to be delayed because of life or illness – let’s face it, the latter has been rife with heavy colds and sickness bugs!

It can’t always be helped but sometimes, as much as it annoys people, you just have buckle and let life take the lead sometimes. Continue reading “The One With Endless Hills”