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New route for Broadland Half marathon 2019

When the Facebook message popped up for the Broadland Half marathon 2019 it immediately caught my interest. Under the heading ‘exciting news for the 2019 race’ it state that there is going to be a new route for 2019 –… Continue Reading →

Paul Evans Norfolk running coach talks about preparing for Run Norwich 2018

This week was a bit of a first as I recorded an interview with Paul Evans Norfolk running coach. Paul is a great guy and he has been sharing some running tips with me as I get ready for a… Continue Reading →

So you’ve just done Run Norwich, what next? Where can you find your next Norfolk run to sign up to?

So you’ve done Run Norwich what now? Where can you find your next Norfolk run to sign up to? You’ve just got your medal had a wander around the race day village at Chapelfield and cleaned out the contents of… Continue Reading →

Why a run-walk strategy looks like the best plan to cope with the sweltering heat of race day at Run Norwich 2018

It’s been a scorcher of a summer, but the heat has thrown a lot of training plans into chaos. And now Run Norwich race day is here so what can you do? What about a Run-Walk strategy? Running coach Paul… Continue Reading →

How to use parkrun as a tempo run to simulate marathon fatigue

I had a chance to speak to Norfolk running coach Paul Evans recently who gave me a really good tip on tempo runs and how to use parkrun as a tempo run to simulate marathon fatigue. Paul has left Active… Continue Reading →

Running is where you get time to think, time on your own – Gareth Southgate

England coach Gareth Southgate last week summed up perfectly what running means to many of us. Unfortunately Gareth’s morning 10k in the Russian forests didn’t go quite to plan when he tripped over a step and dislocated his right shoulder…. Continue Reading →

Will my body be able to take the strain of running a marathon?

After the euphoria of signing up to a marathon in September, now the real work of planning and training begins – but the lingering doubt in my mind is whether my body will be able to take the strain of… Continue Reading →

Guest Post: Jon Welch reveals how he had to dig deep to finish the London Marathon after injury struck

Running the London Marathon has been a dream of mine since I was a kid. I say “a dream”, but for most of my life it was a pretty unrealistic one, since I didn’t run and had no intention of… Continue Reading →

Wanted: a marathon for me that’s also family friendly

It had always been on my mind to run a second marathon but having missed out on the spring marathons I’d assumed that I would wait a year. And then I came across the Richmond Running Festival, a two day… Continue Reading →

Race Review: What I learned from the Norwich Half Marathon 2018

When I lined up for the Norwich Half Marathon 2018 I was feeling reasonably confident that I could achieve my goal of running a sub 2 hour race. Ironically during training for the Broadland Half I had got to 10… Continue Reading →

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