Volunteers play a vital role of our crew and we simply couldn’t deliver our events without them! So today we wanted to shine a spotlight on one of our volunteers who has been with us from the very beginning!
The much-loved Brisco 10k is returning to the streets of Gorseinon in April 2023 thanks to the efforts of local representatives, namely Andrew Stevens, Nicola Matthews and Jan Curtice. The event, which was last run in the early 2000’s returns after almost a 20-year absence.
Everyone knows how important it is to stay hydrated and eat well for function, but it’s also critical for running performance, especially for those longer runs! Your body needs nutrients and fluid during exercise for strength and endurance but also for recovery.
Our second story comes from Susannah Gill. Susannah is the female World Marathon Challenge world record holder for running 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days. She completed the feat in February 2019 when she ran 295km and travelled 55,000 miles in 168 hours.
Lowri is no average athlete, nor does she do things by halves! This lady is an inspiration to everyone and we are honoured to call her our friend!
To celebrate International Women’s Day we are excited to share a series of personal stories from the inspirational women we know and admire…
If books aren’t your thing, then how about checking out a podcast instead. Give one or more of our top-rated podcasts a listen when you’re at home or on your run. It can be a great accompaniment on those longer runs. They’re insightful, entertaining and will definitely motivate you to keep moving!
During the last few weeks of your training leading up to race day you will be starting to taper. These last few weeks are almost as important as all the training you have put in so far so in collaboration with our training partners Realbuzz we’ve come up with some tapering tips for you…
How One Woman Has Run On, Against All Odds…
Following a heart attack in July 2017, and completing 20 weeks of Cardiac Rehab classes, he joined his local gym in January 2018 with the intention of improving, then maintaining his heart health.
Starting off with elliptical training Kevin added brisk walking to his workout and gradually progressed to walk/jog intervals on a treadmill. The last 12 weeks of the cardiac rehab classes were run by the staff at his local gym where they continued to advise and watch over him as he progressed over a period of 12 months until he was able to run a 30-minute 5k.