Archive of: 2022
Most of us are familiar with setting ‘SMART’ objectives but this can be applied to running too!
S = Specific. Try to make your running goals precise. It might sound obvious, but instead of just wanting to run further, why not aim to complete a specific distance within a certain time (e.g. 3k within 20 mins) by the end of the month?
Getting your base training in during winter is a great way of keeping your fitness levels up and helping you prepare for the 2023 race calendar but it’s important to stay safe when out running during the darker months. To help you be prepared we’ve put together some top tips for you to stay safe this winter.
So, you’ve decided to take up running, and you probably have lots of questions about the sport! It’s very common to wonder what you should eat before running or if walking can be incorporated into your running. Well not to worry, because we have answered some of the most common questions asked about running right here for you!
World Heart Day is a global event that is held annually on September 29th the raise awareness of cardiovascular disease. Heart health is critical for us all, so today, we want to focus on how exercise and running can help maintain fitness and good health.
Walking, jogging, and running are amazing ways to help support your heart with cardiovascular benefits including lower your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, strengthening your heart muscles, and reducing your risk of heart disease!
Here at Front Runner Events, we have designed running plans for all levels of fitness. The Beginner plan is designed for your first-time runner looking to follow a plan to get them through their first Half Marathon. The Improver plan is designed for a runner looking to improve on previous race experiences. The Advanced plan is for experienced runners looking to build on previous performances and achieve the sought-after Personal Best.
Here at Front Runner Events, we bring you running events for you to take part in, but without YOU, the running events can’t go ahead. Our fun-loving runners are what make our events what they are.
Good health and well-being are critical for us all, but sometimes we don’t make it a priority when we have busy schedules, but we should! Workplace fitness is important for individuals, a team, and the business, as people are the vital assets of every company! We often find ourselves feeling run down, or exhausted and don’t associate exercise with work. However, it doesn’t have to be that way with many organisations taking the lead to develop a culture of workplace fitness.
We all know running is good for our general fitness, but it also helps improve our mental health and it’s all in the science! Running releases chemical endorphins and serotonin in your body that lifts your mood and can help relieve anxiety and depression. This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme this year is loneliness so we wanted to share how running can reduce the feeling of loneliness and help bring you together with others who share the same passion for running.
We are proud to announce that Nation Radio will be our media partner for our 2022 events, including the JCP Swansea Half Marathon that will take place on Sunday the 12th of June.
The team are excited to work with Nation Radio for the event, being the home of great music and up-to-date news for Wales. Nation Radio will keep you up to date on all the news about the event leading up to race day, the all-important traffic updates and what you can expect on the day.