race director

Running - more than just a hobby!

The present lockdown situation has caused untold disruptions to many. Race Director,David Martin-Jewell, is involved with theLlanelli Half Marathon, Great Welsh Marathon / Great Welsh Half Marathon, JCP Swansea Half Marathon and Cardiff Me Cardiff 10K. In a blog, published today, heshares his thoughts on the current situation.

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Stretching for runners during warm-up and cool-down

During the current lockdown period,you mayhave more time for stretchingbefore and after your run and there may even be time to dedicate a full session to increasing flexibility withYoga or Pilates techniques. Those who do this regularly will vouch for how it can lift moodand givea feeling of lightness as muscles movemorefreely.

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Finn, Eoghan, Ben, Conan

Enjoy the journey

The Belfast City Marathon was scheduled to take place this Sunday.For those that had been targeting the event, training plans and sessions will have changed and each will be coping with these changes in their own way.

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15 min challenge scotland

scottishathletics Virtual Challenge a resounding success across the nations

The latest scottishathleticsVirtual Challenge asked athletes to run for 15 minutes and record their distance - and what a response from the endurance community across many nations!From London and Leeds to Lerwick. From the Western Isles to the Netherlands. From Gala to Glasgow people are running the 15 minute running challenge.

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Advice from England Athletics

As werespond to the challenge of spending more time at home andunable to run as we would normally; England Athletics has expanded its campaign to support Athletics and Running for everyone @home, with a focus here on 'Running @home' support and advice, which is updated weekly.

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