A lot of runners underestimate the importance of rest and recovery during their training. Recovering between sessions is key in order to improve. Whether you are training for a spring marathon or a 5k, being able to hit your ‘sessions’ hard, allowing the body to adapt, improve and get stronger will lead to achieving PB... Continue Reading →
Setting New Years goals can come at a high cost! Take running for example, if you have not run much before and you decide to run every day in January, you are at a higher risk of getting an injury. Follow my top tips to stay injury free in your running! Get out there and... Continue Reading →
I get asked a lot of questions about my training, how much time I spend on the trails compared to road, speed, intervals, amount of vert etc. I think it’s really important to remember that everyone is different and will respond differently to training types and volumes. This article will give you a bit of... Continue Reading →
The CCC is known as ‘UTMB’s little sister’, it’s a 101km race with 6500m vertical ascent which passes through 3 different countries! The level of competition is always amazing and the top trail runners are always in Chamonix at this time. I had my eyes set on CCC for the whole of 2018, it was... Continue Reading →
Do you worry about not fitting your training into travel? Check out some tips that may help you maintain your training and have fun athletes the same time!
The Marathon des Sables is more than just a race, it’s a journey of epic proportions. Known simply as the MdS, the race is a gruelling multi-stage adventure through a formidable landscape in one of the world’s most inhospitable climates - the Sahara Desert. The rules require you to be self-sufficient, to carry with you... Continue Reading →
“Time spent on reconnaissance is seldom wasted”. This saying has been hammered into me from the early days in my military career. With my next race being the Eiger 101km, I thought that I should practice what I preach and spend some time in Grindelwald and run the route that I will be racing in... Continue Reading →