Not a 'natural exerciser' by any stretch of the imagination, lacing up the trainers is often as much a battle of the mind as a battle of the legs! See what Sarah decides to do to keep herself on the straight and narrow...
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Helly Hansen Killarney Adventure Race
In early October, a few of the bugs were lucky enough to take part in the Helly Hansen Killarney Adventure Race which, in the 3 years since it's inaugural event hosted 500 competitors, has grown to become the...
Posted: 13 hours ago in Follow The Running Bug - Blog
For many months now, I have had the luxury of returning home from work, putting on my running shorts and T-shirt, occasionally a vest, if I was in that 'Die Hard' Bruce Willis kind of mood. Then I would set off and run in to the sunset. Life would...
Posted: 1 day ago in The Lonely Heart of the Long Distance Runner - Blog
Forced Time Out = Jubilant Return
So as some of you may know, I have been out of action for the last three weeks after pushing myself a bit too much and then being ordered by the GP to stop running for a few weeks; 3 to 4 to be exact.
Posted: 1 day ago in Musings of a Blogging Runner - Blog
I was looking forward to running the Clyde Stride (which was on 27th September) as my last long run before heading out to the Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon (KAEM) and using it as a bit of a testing ground to see how my training was panning out....
Posted: 4 days ago in Running Dutchie - Blog
I am guilty of not writing as I go along, forgetting things etc. so seeing as my whole running career, albeit a very short career is all about getting to this marathon I best write as I go along.
This plan is starting a week after my 2 nd HM so instead...
Posted: 8 days ago in Ian's blog - Blog
This year my running pace has come on in leaps and bounds so I wanted to take my race nutrition more seriously but I hadn’t got on with any of the bars and gels I’d previously tried. That was until I found TORQ . Anyone for apple crumble?...
Posted: 10 days ago in Running For Others - Blog
So… I’m injured and I can’t run. It’s been 11 weeks since my last real run and I thought that by now I’d be climbing up the walls and engaging in some kind of destructive Hulk-like rampage simply because I can’t run...
Posted: 10 days ago in Joey J Jordan - Chasing Fitness - Blog
This week we were pleased to announce the launch of our bugmiles app on Android.
The bugmiles app tracks your route, pace, time and distance, and helps you easily share your runs on The Running Bug – the most supportive social network for runners...
Posted: 14 days ago in Follow The Running Bug - Blog
I know I can be a bit of a fool sometimes. I know I can be a tad daft in thinking that I know better when really I don’t; but never again will I not listen to my body, nor the advice of those much more experienced than I!
Why do I make this statement...
Posted: 18 days ago in Musings of a Blogging Runner - Blog
This weekend I attended an event that honoured a great man of our sport. Bud Baldaro, renowned coach to many. Bud is a man that I have a huge respect and admiration for. Through his words and, advice, I feel that Buds presence has been shadowing me for...
Posted: 18 days ago in The Lonely Heart of the Long Distance Runner - Blog
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