Marathon Training Tips

Marathon Training Tips

Thanks to abitlikealexa  for this guest blog, check out Alexa’s blog at www.alexaruns.blogspot.co.uk    Winter is traditionally the time for piling on the training miles for a Spring Marathon, and many runners I know are now starting down the training path...
Running the Conwy Half Marathon

Running the Conwy Half Marathon

Race morning arrived and our journey to Conwy from the mountains of Snowdonia was accompanied by rain. This did not bode well, especially given I’d gone with the forecast when planning what to wear.   It turned out, as I successfully parked in the middle of a...
Running the Tour Du Mont Blanc

Running the Tour Du Mont Blanc

The Alps. An arena for adventure and adrenaline. However there is one, probably above all others that captures the runners mind, that race is the Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc (UTMB) a grueling 105miles with 32808ft of ascent. Not a race for the feint hearted. I’d planned...
8 Mountains, 1 Day, 2 Men

8 Mountains, 1 Day, 2 Men

‘The Oggie 8 mountain race, yeah we should do it next year.’ And I was fairly sure we meant it, although these things tend to drift unless they’re committed to, and we’d made the mistake of not doing that. This was a shame, because fast forward...