Category Archives: new runners

Race Day Essentials: What you need to take with you on a race

Race Day Essentials: What you need to take with you on a race

On a race day there are certain things I have to pack in my bag which I call my race day essentials. These are items, not including my running clothes or my race number, that I think are very important when running a race.   As a seamstress I have a lot of safety pins….

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…