Passion? You need to stop looking for it

Passion? You need to stop looking for it

Passion – are you searching for it? Have you ever taken the journey into work first thing on a Monday and thought you needed a chaange of scenery, to get out there and find something you’re passionate about? Ever thought about that while running? What do I...
The Bangor 10K, hunting that personal best

The Bangor 10K, hunting that personal best

This is an article I wrote in 2015 after I ran the Bangor 10K as my first proper 10K race. It was a fabulous experience, and one I hope to repeat.   Race day arrived on a Saturday in October, I drove down to Bangor. Leaving the car and moving through the...
How your brain changes when you run

How your brain changes when you run

Writing a book very often requires research. The form that research takes however, can be diverse, very diverse indeed. Let’s look at a book I’m currently writing, on nutrition for runners, within that envelope I’ve come across all manner of...
Are you still accepting injury?

Are you still accepting injury?

Injured?  It’s time to look inward.   Lots of you know me from my social media work and from racing, and you’ll already know I’m working on performance improvement for all runners.    One of the principal areas that runners can...
When do you want to start running?

When do you want to start running?

When do you want to start? For lots of runners knowing where to start (and how) can be a tricky problem.  I get it, for many of us starting out as a runner isn’t easy – there isn’t a ‘beginners training plan’ not everyone has a group...