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Caroline Geoghegan

Caroline Geoghegan (aka Run With Caroline) helps people become faster and stronger runners. She started her blog in 2018 to share her passion for running. Caroline is a UK Athletics qualified Run Leader and Run Coach and NASM qualified Personal Trainer.

Lower back pain after running: Causes + 7 ways to prevent it

Back pain, especially lower back pain, is a common injury for many people, including runners. Symptoms of lower back pain can range from a minor irritation to pain that stops you in your tracks.  The good news is lower back pain usually improves in a matter of weeks, however, in some rare cases it can …

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Heel pain after running: Causes + 8 ways to prevent it

Foot and heel pain are unfortunately common injuries in the running community. If you run regularly, you have probably experienced heel pain at one time or another. Ignoring or pushing through the pain can lead to further strain or injury, so it’s important you recognise and identify the underlying cause of the pain before continuing …

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What is a good half marathon time? Average half marathon times by age and gender

The half marathon is one of the most popular running distances in the world. If you’re training for your first half marathon, or looking to improve on your half marathon time, then you may be wondering: “What is a good half marathon time?” Look no further! In this guide we’ll break down the average half …

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How to use Jeff Galloway’s magic mile running test

If you’ve ever wondered how fast you can run a certain distance to help you in your training, then you’re not alone. Runners rely on all sorts of data to help them train smarter. Your expected race paces and race times in particular are essential to understand in order to get he most out of …

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Taste blood when running? 7 causes + ways to prevent it

There are a range of familiar sensations and feelings when it comes to running, such as heavy breathing, stiff and sore muscles, and profuse sweating. However, some of these sensations are not so familiar.  When you taste blood when running, it may come as a surprise or even shock.  Some runners describe it as a …

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How to run an 8 minute mile: 8 ways to run faster + 4 speed workouts to try

An 8 minute mile is a goal for many runners looking to increase their speed and achieve their next PB. While it is seen as a challenging goal for many, an 8 minute mile is by no means impossible. With the right training, motivation and mindset, many runners achieve their goal. So how exactly do …

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Knee brace for running: When to wear one + where to buy

Many runners experience knee pain at one point or another in their lives.  Knee pain can range from a dull ache to a sharp stabbing pain that stops you in your tracks. If you’re trying to recover from knee pain, you may have thought about wearing a knee brace for running. After all, you want …

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Walking 2 miles a day: 12 benefits + how to start

Walking is one of the best and most accessible ways to get active.  Not only is it free, but it offers a range of health benefits from improving your overall fitness to helping you lose weight.  Whether you’re walking to improve your health or to return to physical activity following an injury, walking 2 miles …

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Running with a cold: Is it good or bad? + 4 tips for treating a cold

Exercise has many benefits and studies have shown that exercise like running can boost your immune system and improve symptoms of stress and anxiety. If you have a cold or feeling under the weather, you may be wondering if running with a cold is recommended and safe. You may even be tempted to run through …

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72 funny running puns and running jokes that will make you laugh out loud

There are plenty of funny running puns and running jokes out there that will have you bent over in laughter. Whether you’re training for a 5k or marathon, these running puns and running jokes will provide you with motivation and laughter to tackle your next race. Be sure to also check out the best running …

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