Three Castles Path (England) – LDWA Long Distance Paths

Another option for some run challenges. At about 60 miles it’s a good one to try! Three Castles Path (England) – LDWA Long Distance Paths — Read on

Half Marathon Training – Week 5

Last week training plan consisted of: If you watch the video you’ll hear me talk about how the week went. Having been unwell I skipped a Tuesday session, moving it to Wednesday (hence why the plan above appears to have back to back tempo sessions! I also felt this week was a real struggle withContinue reading “Half Marathon Training – Week 5”

How to Improve Your Running With Cross-Training

A decent little article giving some good cross training suggestions to improve your running. — Read on

Half Marathon Training – Week 3

This weeks training was planned as this: However, with the family holiday starting on Saturday things were open to a bit of adjustment, as it was we got a pretty good week. Monday and Wednesday both gentle 40/45 minute Heart Rate Zone 1 runs. easy and simple paced. Tuesday a tempo run with 25 minutesContinue reading “Half Marathon Training – Week 3”

Some of the best running books for that summer holiday reading

This came up today on Facebook. Normally Facebook sponsored links are irrelevant and annoying. But this one is actually perfectly aligned with thinking about books for that late summer holiday 👍

What to carry for long trail runs

I came across this article which is a useful starting point and guide for thinking about the kit you might want to take with you if you decide to head to the hills, the fella or just of into yonder great outdoors for a long run. It’s only ideas and suggestions and you have toContinue reading “What to carry for long trail runs”

South west coasts path June 2018 – Porthcurno to Sennen – via Lands End

Half Marathon week 2

This weeks training plan was: In summary: Monday – Recovery – approximately 45 minutes at low effort. (Heart Rate Zone 1) Tuesday – Fast finish – which means you progressively increase pace from each to moderate pace during the session. This session ended with a period at Heart Rate Zone 3 – medium effort – for 12 minutes.Continue reading “Half Marathon week 2”