How to Race 4 Marathons in 4 Weeks

Nick BesterAthletes Content, Marathon Training, Running, Training

Nick Bester

How to race 4 marathons in four weeks? The answer is simple – it’s impossible! However, racing and running marathons are two very different things. In just a few weeks, I will be running 4 marathons in 4 weeks: Berlin Marathon: 25 th September. Sub 2:20 target!! London Marathon: 2 nd October. Pacing sub 2:38 bus! Chicago Marathon: 9 th … Read More

Combining Cross-Training with Running

Stephanie DavisAthletes Content, Marathon Training, Running, Training

Do you want to train more whilst building your running volume gradually? Do you want to run more but can’t? Do you want to run faster but want variety in your training plan? Combining cross-training with running might be the answer! What is Cross Training? Cross-training is adding another type of exercise to your routine so that you continue to … Read More

Running Through the Menopause

Sally BriderAthletes Content, Health & Injuries, Marathon Training, Races, Runner's Stories, Running

Let me start by saying that every woman’s experience of the menopause (and running through it) will be different. Some women are lucky enough to sail through it and hardly notice the changes to their bodies. Others experience severe symptoms which can make daily life a challenge. Sadly, I fell into the latter category and faced it full-on, rather like … Read More

Welsh Castles Relay and Trail Half Marathon Wales

Russell BentleyAthletes Content, Half Marathon Training, Marathon Training, Races, Running, Trail Running, Training

Over two weeks Russell Bentley takes on the chaotic Welsh Castles Relay and races over the trails for a win in Coed Y Brenin at the Trail Half Marathon Wales. Weslh Castles Relay The Welsh Castles Relay is a 209 mile, 2 day race from Caernarfon Castle, North Wales, down to Cardiff Castle. 20 runners in a team, each covering … Read More

5 Tips for the Dragon’s Back Race

Russell BentleyAthletes Content, Marathon Training, Races, Runner's Stories, Running, Ultra Marathons

I’ve read everyone else’s tips on how to ‘slay the dragon’. Here are my 5 tips for anyone attempting the Dragon’s Back Race. I haven’t seen these anywhere else, so hopefully, they bring something new. Tryfan, Welsh for ‘Absolute Bastard!’ – Matt Whyman The goal of this post is to take one Dragon’s Back hopeful (could it be you?), who … Read More