The best food you’ll ever find on a trail run

The best food you’ll ever find on a trail run

I challenge you to find any better food on a trail run than the one we did this Sat. When I mean find, I don’t mean a discarded energy bar, or your mate standing by with a pizza order (what a good idea, note to self for The Coastal Challenge race)...
Who’s your Energy Vampire #2

Who’s your Energy Vampire #2

The Energy Vampire post has been the most popular one so far, so I asked coach Rory Coleman for some more tips on avoiding these dreaded motivation-suckers. Turns out, they’re not just people, they’re all sorts of things, all around us, eeeeek!!!!...
I got poo-ed on!

I got poo-ed on!

So I’m cycling home, minding my own business, saving my Achilles from the strain of a Power Hour hill session, almost back home, when some thing hits me, SMACK! Right on the arm. I thought someone had thrown a clod of earth at me, or a stone had flicked up...
Darnit, just as I was getting into it…

Darnit, just as I was getting into it…

Argh!!! My Achilles! After a great run on Tues with Stamford Striders I woke up Wed with a mildly painful left mid-calf, where the Achilles inserts. Walking about the office eased it so I ran 3.6 miles gently at lunch, did my swim with Stamford Triathlon Club...
Join a running club

Join a running club

Brilliant run last night with Stamford Striders, the best running club of all time. As you’ll see from my earlier post I was being a bit glum about my Long Steady Distance 20-miler on Sun, building up my strength for The Coastal Challenge Costa Rica, but a...