For years, I have promised myself I would one day complete a marathon. Yet life has a habit of getting in the way, and the commitment of training for months to complete such a long distance always made me put it off. With a milestone birthday approaching in 2019 however, I decided that this was […]
If you have ever been to London in December, there’s a good chance you would have seen hundreds of Santas running around the city. Each year various charities promote ‘Santa Dashes’ to raise money, and after spending several Christmases in the capital and thinking “I wish I could do that” as be-robed St Nicks […]
A couple of months ago in the last fading rays of summer light, I made a resolution to maintain my summer cardio fitness levels year-round. No more excuses of evenings getting dark too soon, or Christmas festivities getting in the way, this year I was going to make sure I stayed at peak, all-round fitness […]
Back 2 the Trenches, a punishing obstacle course that combines steep, hilly terrain with over 70 military-related obstacles, advertises itself as a tough, yet achievable race. With runners offered the choice of 5km, 10km and 20km routes, the event offers something for almost everyone.
Things have been slightly quieter here the past week, and I apologise for not giving you your regular updates – but I do have an excuse that you might like! I spent last week on a slightly impromptu trip to Rome for my work, the British School at Rome. While I spent much of […]
Bright splashes of pink, blue and sea-green promise to be a big hit from the runways this season, and with Sweaty Betty’s new season Athlete Workout Vest, you can combine several of those colours in one top. With sweat wicking technology and soft fabric to prevent chafing, the Athlete Workout Vest is versatile enough for […]
Although running is one of the most common sports, and with the approaching holiday season will only grow in popularity, many people fall into a rut when it comes to getting outdoors and hitting the trails. Perhaps it is raining, your busy schedule or you feel you lack the energy; whatever the reason, read the […]
Back in the days of yore, running was simply running. You bought your standard trainers from the local shoe store in town, and then ran your daily route. However decades of scientific research and studies have produced a myriad of running shoes ranging from super-chunky high-tops to little more than strappy leather sandals. To help […]