Category Archives: new runners

Tips for picking your first race

Tips for picking your first race

What do you look for when choosing your first race? I’ve been thinking about this recently as some of the group from the latest Start to Run course at my running club have started thinking about entering races. The Start to Run group gets beginners running a 5k parkrun in 7 weeks and some of… Continue Reading

5 foods to keep you going after a run

5 foods to keep you going after a run

Runger: The feeling that you could eat anything and everything after a run. Yup, I get that, especially after a long morning run, I feel like I could eat for England and then some. I love eating but I don’t really like that empty, hungry feeling that comes a couple of hours after your run,…

Tips for picking your first race

Tips for picking your first race

What do you look for when choosing your first race? I’ve been thinking about this recently as some of the group from the latest Start to Run course at my running club have started thinking about entering races. The Start to Run group gets beginners running a 5k parkrun in 7 weeks and some of…

FIT; or how not to get injured

FIT; or how not to get injured

Did you know that one of the most injury prone sports is running? More than rugby, or football, or cycling. In fact, research has estimated that between 30-75% of runners per year will get injured*. Why is this? Part of me thinks it because it is so easy to go for a run most runners…