When I started running, I’d have laughed if anyone had told me I’d enter an ultra marathon one day. I was an unlikely runner, not an ultra runner! Yet one chilly December morning, I stood on the start line for my first ultra event…Continue reading “6 surprises from my first ultra marathon”
I’d heard of a running streak, but never considered trying one. But with so many events cancelled this year, I decided to end 2020 with a different type of running challenge – I ran every day of advent.
Summer running is certainly appealing once those lighter nights arrive and terrain becomes dryer underfoot. Yet hotter days and holiday plans bring fresh tests for runners.
Have you made a fitness resolution for the New Year? Or is someone you know looking to get active? Perhaps exercise is new to you and you’re unsure which activity to choose.
Running is a great option. It’s cheap, convenient and inclusive. Here are five reasons to choose running as your sport.
Andy Williams may have crooned, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” But winter brings new running challenges. The nights draw in sooner, the temperature drops and conditions change underfoot – all of which present hazards for runners.
When the weather outside is frightful, the idea of a run may seem less delightful. Yet, winter doesn’t have to dampen your spirits.
Are you looking for the best gifts for runners? Maybe you’re searching for a stocking-filler for a sporty loved one? Or perhaps you need a Secret Santa present for the athlete in your workplace? The following running-related gift ideas are sure to raise a smile – or even a heart-rate. Continue reading “Gifts for Runners: 9 Present Ideas for the Runner in Your Life”