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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After the elation of completing the Marathon Des sables , I was expecting to ‘come down’ as you normally would imagine after such a massive achievement and experience in my life. But that was not to be, I had been selected as part of The North...
Posted: 2 days ago in Running Dutchie
I am a Marathon Des Sables finisher! I successfully completed the gruelling challenge and after months of meticulous planning, it’s now time to understand what worked for me and what didn’t. If you are planning to do this event or something...
Posted: 5 days ago in Running Dutchie
The Saharan desert has just chewed me up and spat me straight back out; over and over again in a week of highs and lows in ‘The toughest foot race on earth.
I completed the 29th epic race finishing in 377th place out of 1029 starters with a total...
Posted: 5 days ago in MdS - Sizzling in the Sahara
Thousands of strangers are screaming at me, but I can’t find meaning in the noise. They’re smiling and cheering as I suffer in the street just inches from their outstretched hands. All facades have been stripped away and my desperation is...
Posted: 5 days ago in SaltmarshRunning - Blog
American running legend, Frank Shorter, once said that “Running won’t change your life, just the way you live it.” When planning a vacation, I usually browse the race listings. And, when I see a race that’s on my bucket list, it...
Posted: 12 days ago in SaltmarshRunning - Blog
Heart Rate Training
Would you like to run longer and faster with less effort? Heart rate training can help you reach that goal. A heart rate monitor provides real-time biofeedback during your workouts to help you stay in the optimal training zone....
Posted: 21 days ago in SaltmarshRunning - Blog
If running had to be explained to an Alien you’d probably say, “Put one foot in front of the other repeatedly at a quicker pace than walking. Right, left, right, left.” Oh so simple!
Running is pretty simple and more often than not...
Posted: 30 days ago in Joey J Jordan - Chasing Fitness - Blog
Every so often, a opportunity arises when running becomes a pleasure. This could either be in a race, or an event associated with running. Today, is one such occasion. There have been a number of times, when, I have been asked to do something special...
Posted: 30 days ago in The Lonely Heart of the Long Distance Runner - Blog
I had never considered I was a ‘runner’ until I had a few marathons under my belt and came to the realisation that I was slightly hooked on the sport. Gone were the days of entering a race just to ‘complete’, I now wanted to ‘compete’...
Posted: 1 month ago in Running Dutchie - Blog
A film maker decided to film runners as they went for early morning runs in London’s Victoria Park. He wanted to serialise over a period of a month the runners feelings thoughts and changes in mood as they ran regularly. It meant running along with...
Posted: 1 month ago in Helen's blog - Blog
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