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5 reasons why you should run your first half marathon

5 reasons why you should run your first half marathon

Have you thought about running you first half marathon but weren’t quite sure if it’s the distance for you? I really enjoy running half marathons and this year I’m lucky enough not only to be coaching people to run their first half marathon but also take part in the Reading Half Marathon as a race… Continue Reading

Top Tips from the Reading Half Marathon training day

Top Tips from the Reading Half Marathon training day

Last weekend the Reading Half Marathon held a training day to get runners race ready. It was a very informative day with lots of takeaways whether you were a first timer or had run the distance before and wanted to improve times. Here are my top tips from the day which I think will help all runners….

5 reasons why you should run your first half marathon

5 reasons why you should run your first half marathon

Have you thought about running you first half marathon but weren’t quite sure if it’s the distance for you? I really enjoy running half marathons and this year I’m lucky enough not only to be coaching people to run their first half marathon but also take part in the Reading Half Marathon as a race…

When is the best date to start marathon training?

When is the best date to start marathon training?

When is the best date to start marathon training? Well, that depends on how long you have been running for, whether you are a first time marathon runner, and what your goals are. Whether you should follow a 24 week, a 20 week or a 16 week marathon training plan depends on your experience and…