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”

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The One With Country Roads

Feels like I’ve only just popped out a blog as I try get back in track with a weekly post – it’s been an interesting week, however.  Continue reading “The One With Country Roads”

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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”

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Topping Up My Running

It’s been quite a week for myself, if I’m going to be honest.

The diary is slowly starting to look buff with potential race dates and plans, with a few Parkruns thrown in there for good measure.

I genuinely think that planning is key to having a successful running year. It gives you that kick up the backside you need to get out the door or a reason to put a bit of work in for the next 8-12 weeks, you would have read a bit about this in my last blog. Continue reading “Topping Up My Running”

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Putting It In The Diary

This week has not been one to remember in terms of training or running in general, it been fairly poor if I’m going to be brutally honest.

I only got out once during the week and that was on a Tuesday morning for a fairly steady 5km plod around Cramlington. As it was my partner’s birthday, I really didn’t want to be rushing around after work, getting ready and getting out, to miss a chunk of the evening – and eat cake! Continue reading “Putting It In The Diary”