Monthly Archives: August 2012

Barefoot in the park

About a month a go Dr. Michael Wilkinson, senior lecturer in sport and exercise sciences at Northumbria uni ran a workshop on Barefoot running at the university. Barefoot running has seen a huge rise in popularity recently with the success … Continue reading

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Remembering how to run

They say that “you get good at what you train to do”. Well for the last couple of years I’ve been concentrating on running ultra’s, so I’ve been focussed on distance over speed. In an ideal world I would be … Continue reading

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Finally got the medal

There can be no worse feeling that having to drop out of a race before the end, especially when you’ve put in the training, recced the route and thoroughly tested your gear before hand. But that is exactly happened in … Continue reading

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