The Rules of Crewing

So you’ve agreed to crew your friend or family member on their forthcoming race. Here’s what you need to know to prepare for this tricky job.


Try a Tri-Adventure!

Are you looking for a fun way to keep your training on track and even learn new skills? We spoke to Tri-Adventure, who put on events with navigation, trail running and mountain biking in the beautiful Surrey Hills.

UNBOWND leggings

UNBOWND: The Future of Running Leggings?

Now it’s getting colder some of us will soon be making that sad transition from shorts to leggings. If you feel a bit self-conscious in super tight leggings, you might be interested in this new product from UNBOWND.

OCR World Championships

OCR World Championships on TV This Weekend

Do you tire of a TV sport diet of football and F1 and long for a day when you can watch your favourite sports? Well this Saturday is one of those rare days when other sports get a look-in because the 2018 Obstacle Course Racing World Championships, which took place in Essex last weekend, is on Channel 4!

Tune in at 5.55am (Ch4+1 06:55, catch up on All 4) to see if the UK’s Jon Albon managed to win the world champion crown again, and if Canada’s Lindsay Webster defended her crown. Thousands of racers, facing obstacles involving dizzying heights to deep water, in 3 days of action. Find out more HERE.

Running Snowdonia

Save Your Energy

We’re increasingly aware of our environmental impact in many areas of life nowadays, but are we aware enough of the impact our running has on the environment. We take a look at a few ideas to tread lightly.

Paula Radcliffe National Running Show 2019

The Line-Up for The National Running Show 2019 Just Got Even Better

Are you going to the National Running Show at the NEC on 19th/20th January? If so, you’ll be pleased to hear that the line-up of speakers just got even better.

It was pretty impressive already, with Roger Black MBE ad Iwan Thomas MBE, among many others. Joining them will be Paula Radcliffe MBE, Jo Pavey MBE, radio 2 presenter Vassos Alexander, Steve Edwards, whose current marathon tally is 844 (at an average time of 3.18), barefoot adventurer Aleks Kashefi, marathon runner and cancer survivor Jenny Baker, Nikki Love, who ran 63 marathons in 63 days and adventurer Nick Butter.

The show, which took place for the first time in 2018 and looks set to be much bigger and better for 2019. It will be hosted by endurance runner Susie Chan and Ben Smith of the 401 Foundation.

The National Running Show takes place at Birmingham’s NEC on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th January, 2019. Tickets are on sale on the website and cost £10 per person for the weekend.

Go to for further details.