Category: Running

Back on the ‘path

[Originally posted on Bristol Running Resource, 04/06/11] Yesterday’s Towpath 10k was my first outing at 10k for more than three years. Having missed the Bristol 10k last month I thought I’d enter the next local race that I could get to, if only as a target to keep […]

Getting in the swing

[Originally posted on Bristol Running Resource, 19/05/11] What are your arms up to when you run? You may not have given it much thought. Surely running’s all about putting one foot in front the other? If you want to run faster then the key is to move those […]

The frustrations of the armchair runner

[Originally posted on Bristol Running Resource, 28/04/11] The early burst of warm weather we’re experiencing this year will no doubt be welcomed by many runners. But it is deeply frustrating for those of us sidelined to the armchair. It would be great to be putting in a few […]

Off the clock

[Originally posted on Bristol Running Resource, 27/10/11] Are you a runner who is a slave to the stopwatch? Tyrannised by the timer? I have to admit that I am. I don’t keep a proper training log to track my efforts, but I always run with a stopwatch. I’ve […]

Zen and the art of treadmill running

[Originally posted on Bristol Running Resource, 13/02/11] I don’t know many runners who like the treadmill. Most people who have experienced the joys of running outside, either on- or off-road, tend to find the treadmill a little bit tedious. And if you’re training involves long runs it can […]