Running as a blind runner with Mark Ellis

NoblePro TeamAthletes Content, Races, Runner's Stories, Training, Treadmill

If you are looking for an inspirational story, our ambassador, Mark Ellis, provides one! Blind from birth, Mark discovered a love of running when his school took him to the athletics stadium in Hillsborough; a coach experienced in working with blind children inspired him to start 100m sprints. As he approached 13 years of age, he started racing 200m. There … Read More

Matterhorn Ultraks Sky Race

Jo MeekAthletes Content, Races, Trail Running, Training, Ultra Marathons

The Matterhorn Ultraks Sky Race (49km) started at 0700 on Saturday 27th August. It went straight up from Zermatt (1600m) to Sunnegga (2260m) in 7km. There was a brief respite from ascending before climbing again to Gornergrat (3130m) covering 15km in total to get this point and 2.5hrs of running! Well, I say running I mean hands-on knees hiking! I … 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