Mud, mud, GLORIOUS mud!

Traditionally, the cross-country season would be under way by now, and fields up and down the land would be filled with discarded-at-the-last-second jumpers, little red and white route markers and not a small amount of cake. This season, it’s a bit different, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make use of the excellent trails you’ll…

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The Long, Slow Run

If you’re training for an event or trying to build up your stamina to run further, the LSR will become an important part of your training. The other work you do should build your strength and speed, but if you want to go further or run for longer, you need to incorporate long, slow running…

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Dressing for the conditions

After the longest, hottest summer on record (or so it felt), the weather’s definitely turned. If you’re going to be out in all weathers (waves!), you’ll need to layer up so that you don’t get cold between efforts or on your longer runs. Start with a base layer (long-sleeved when it’s really cold), preferably in…

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