The next runner in our ‘my first marathon’ series should be familiar to you all – she’s a double Olympic gold medalist, she’s set up her own charitable trust, she’s an inspiration to just about everybody and she ran a pretty impressive first marathon! It’s Colonel Dame Kelly Holmes MBE (mil)
Cat Simpson recently braved unexpected wind, rain and even a Mediterranean mini-hurricane at Spartathlon to become the second fastest British woman ever, finishing in 5th place. We caught up with her to find out more about her race.
James Cracknell has many sporting achievements to his name, from Olympic gold medals to ‘fastest celebrity’ at the London Marathon. We spoke to him about rowing vs running, his love of the pain cave and his culinary skills.
We spoke to Ieuan Thomas, Saucony UK athlete, about balancing work and training for the steeplechase, and his ambitions for the future
In 2016 Jenny Tough set out to run solo and unsupported across the Tien Shan mountains and the entire country of Kyrgyzstan. This is her story
Tom Evans burst onto the world ultra running stage in 2017 and in only his second season he’s just won the bronze medal at the Trail World Championships, Penyagolosa. Watch this interview with him, taken just after he finished.