June 29, 2018

The long run is a staple of an endurance runner's training week, and with good reason. A whole host of physiological adaptations occur during this run, and it provides you with a wonderful aerobic base. Whether you are training for 5km or 50km, you'll want to get a lon...

June 15, 2018

If you are looking for a weekly roundup of women's running then we'd love you to check out Gill Bland's Blog - Bland on the run

Each week, Gill is putting together a post focussing on GB runners, though not ignoring the big international stuff. The content isn't limited...

June 7, 2018

The Wednesday of our Algarve Training Camps sees our handicap race ran over the famous Almond Blossom Cross Country Course. Our 3 lap course has seen some epic battles over the years and we are looking forwards to many more in the next few years.

Our current leaderboard...

June 7, 2018

Having running shoes that fit your foot well is so important, but we all have very different foot shapes. This is why certain brands will fit you better than others, but 99% of shoes come with laces. You should use these laces to make your shoe fit you better

We are goi...

May 16, 2018

It looks like we're due some warm weather for the Hackney Half Marathon on Sunday 20th May, 2018.

Some runners will cope better than others in the heat. Unfortunately we've had cold and wet winter, where most runners will not have had the chance to train for any le...

April 17, 2018

99% of runners wear one. But how do you race well with your running watch and use it to help your performance?

Be careful! If there is one piece of advice I can give you, it is this. The watch is NOT 100% accurate, and you could finish your marathon having run 26.4 mile...

April 17, 2018

parkrun has been a fantastic community and sporting project since it started all those years ago and most runners you speak to will have run one. We all have our favourite one (Rich thoroughly recommends Holkham parkrun for a challenging route with some beautiful scene...

April 16, 2018

It looks like we're due some warm weather for the London Marathon on Sunday 22nd April, 2018.

Some runners will cope better than others in the heat. Unfortunately we've had cold and wet winter, where most runners will not have had the chance to train for any length of t...

April 5, 2018

We recently had the chance to work with New Balance on their Variables of Victory Campaign. It's a four-week marathon training guide has been carefully crafted by experts in nutrition, exercise, sleep science and psychology to take you through the final month running u...

March 27, 2018

This article is from a recent presentation that I did to runners at the start of our Algarve Spring training camp. It kicked off the camp well and provided them with food for thought throughout the week to help review their running and then plan their year ahead.

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