Category: Running

It’s nearly that time again

[Originally posted at Bristol Running Resource, 03/09/12] If you’ve put your name down for this year’s Bristol half marathon then you’ve probably just found an email from the organisers in your inbox. It’s a reminder that there are four weeks to go before the race. Only four weeks! […]

Running, away from home

We’ve been staying with the in-laws in South Wales over Easter. That means we’ve had the opportunity to run some different terrain. If you leave the front door and head north within 10 minutes you leave Bleanau Gwent, cross into Powys and find yourself on the southern edges […]

Cross roads

[Originally posted at Bristol Running Resource, 26/02/12] We all know that safely negotiating the roads is step one for successful urban running. Some drivers are less likely to spot a runner than a cyclist. For runners, traffic awareness is vital. But what’s your approach to negotiating the roads […]

Running without rhyme or reason

[Originally posted at Bristol Running Resource, 04/12/11] How’s your running? I hope it’s going well. I have to say that mine has been all over the place for the last few weeks. It took me much longer than usual to recover from the Bristol Half Marathon. So during […]

So how was it for you?

[Originally posted on Bristol Running Resource, 11/09/11] I hope your experience of today’s Bristol Half was a positive one – that you got to the finish line in one piece and with a smile on your face. If you were aiming for a time then I hope you […]

Ready for the off?

[Originally posted on Bristol Running Resource, 29/08/11] We’re now less than two weeks away from the Bristol Half Marathon. If you’re running then I hope your training has gone well and you’ve managed to stay injury free. As Ben mentioned in a post a couple of weeks ago, […]

Doing things by halves

[Originally posted on Bristol Running Resource, 15/07/11] It’s happened again. After last year’s experience I promised I’d get organised earlier and build up over a longer period. But, exactly like last year, I’ve only managed to enter the Bristol Half in the second week in July. So I’ve […]