Stories inspired by running in Norfolk and beyond


April 2016

Dad, can I come for a run with you? Long running and watching the London Marathon

Sunday’s long run was to be a repeat of last week’s – up to Marriotts Way to Drayton and back, a chance to measure if I had got any better since last week – and use the useful Strava tool… Continue Reading →

Why running with a family is a series of compromises

In my perfect running world my weekly calendar would look something like this: Monday – rest day (cross training, may be bike ride to or after work) Tuesday – short run (intervals, fartlek, speed work) or evening run Wednesday –… Continue Reading →

Guest blog: How running helped me feel like me again and not just a mum

Journalist Sophie Kendall, 28, from Sprowston in Norwich, explains how taking up running after having her first baby, Alex, in October 2015, helped her feel like herself again. Sleepless nights, anxiety and extreme happiness are all emotions and experiences I… Continue Reading →

Poll: What time of day do you prefer to go for a run?

Here is a beautiful view of my local park I captured on my phone when out running on Wednesday around Catton Park. I’ve read that it’s best to mix up the times of day when you run for best effect…. Continue Reading →

Guest blog – how the couch to 5k app is helping me get ready for Race for Life

    Fiona Billings explains why the couch to 5k app is great for helping her get ready for Race for Life   I’m 29. I haven’t run more than about 10 metres in about 15 years. I hated cross… Continue Reading →

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