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Guest blog: Why Parkruns will continue to be my anti-depressant

Victoria Leggett has completed more than 40 parkruns since taking up running a year ago. In a guest post she explains how being diagnosed for depression was the catalyst for her first run and the downs as well as ups… Continue Reading →

Waiting to hear the state of play with Active Networks and Run Norwich

There are a lot of runners now wondering if they’ve been affected by a possible security breach surrounding Active Networks – these are the people who handle race sign ups and organisation for many UK events including Run Norwich. Help… Continue Reading →

Should I buy new running shoes this close to my half marathon?

My running shoes are an embarrassment. Once a proud pair of Sauconys, they are ragged, a sorry looking pair worn well beyond the 200 odd miles you’re supposed to notch up before consigning your running shoes to history. Worse still,… Continue Reading →

Guest Blog – How I used the Couch to 5k app

    Guest blogger Fiona Billings explains how she is using the Couch to 5k app to help her train for Race for Life   I’m 29. I haven’t run more than about 10 metres in about 15 years. I… Continue Reading →

Should you listen to music when you run?

Should you listen to music when you run? I never do, and even if I did I think I won the prize for having the worst smartphone ever – a Microsoft. At the time it seemed great – syncs with… Continue Reading →

Inspire Races co-founder Ian Welch reveals how a football accident inspired him to start his own running business

Ian Welch co-founder of Inspire Races reveals the story behind his business When Ian Welch, co-founder of Inspire Races, broke his leg playing football a decade ago, he didn’t realise that his route to recovery would set him on the… Continue Reading →

Beckie Clarke founder of Run 0 to 30 minutes is a rebel with a cause – to help people in Norfolk get into running

Beckie Clarke is on a mission to convince people in Norfolk that they can run. Beckie from Taverham is behind a new initiative called Run 0 to 30 minutes to encourage people to take up running as a means to… Continue Reading →

What next now that the Broadland Half Marathon has been cancelled?

We will be back – vows Broadland Half Marathon organiser So the beast from the East has unleashed its mighty roar ripping havoc into this weekend’s planned running events and putting paid to this year’s Broadland Half Marathon. In as… Continue Reading →

The Beast from the East – Three reasons why I’m not running in the snow

There are no medals for running in the snow Winter is Coming, the Beast from the East has arrived, the wolves are running, no hang on that last one’s from the Box of Delights, but there are sound reasons why… Continue Reading →

How I’m adding cross training to my running programme

There are three certainties in my running programme right now – that I run on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Well actually that I run on Tuesdays, Sundays and either Thursdays or Fridays as it turned out this week. For the… Continue Reading →

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