The importance of rest…

For many years the concept of resting has been alien to me. Surely more running and more training means fitter and faster doesn’t it? If you run all the time, you get faster? The straight forward answer to this is no, not at all and unfortunately this is something I have had to learn the hardContinue reading “The importance of rest…”

To drink or not to drink?

After many years of running I think I have finally got a good understanding of what my body needs in terms of hydration. I still get it wrong some times but generally I know what I need and when. Its a difficult one this as everyone is different and will have varied requirements and the only way to get thisContinue reading “To drink or not to drink?”

Lakeland Trails: Helvellyn 15k

Saturday 7th November 2015 The forecast for the Lakeland trails Helvellyn 15k had been looking pretty bad all week and the morning of the race looked like they weren’t going to be wrong!! I entered this race to get some miles in and to get some miles in around the Helvellyn area in preparation forContinue reading “Lakeland Trails: Helvellyn 15k”