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The 9 best running challenges for your strongest year of running

Running challenges have become very popular over the last few years. There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a difficult year for a lot of people, including runners. So if you’re missing running events, then try some of these best running challenges and start 2021 in the best way possible. A running challenge can be …

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What is a good 5k time? Average 5k time by age and gender

Running a 5k is a common goal for a lot of runners having completed Couch to 5k and other race distances. If you’re thinking about running your first 5k, or preparing to train to run a faster 5k, then you may be wondering: “What is the average 5k time by age and gender?” Many factors …

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21 funny and motivational running quotes to inspire you to go for a run

Love running? Here are some funny and motivational running quotes to keep you going. When you first start running, the internet provides you with a wealth of hilarious running memes and inspirational running quotes. Running memes and running quotes offer bit of lighthearted fun when you need it most. Whether you’re struggling on a long …

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What is sprint interval training? Benefits + 3 sample workouts

Many runners have a love-hate relationship with sprint interval training. Interval training is an excellent way to add intense aerobic and anaerobic exercises into your training routine without having to complete long traditional runs and workouts. As a form of speed training, interval training used by many in the running community to help them run …

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The ultimate intermediate 5k training plan: Week by week plan + printable

If you’re looking to get a personal best on your next 5k then this 8 week intermediate 5k training plan has got you covered!  It’s common for a lot of runners to want to run a faster 5k when they feel they have mastered the basics of running a 5k.  There are many articles out …

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Strength training workouts for runners: 6 of the best workout routines

There’s no doubt that strength training workouts for runners should be an integral part of any training plan if you’re looking to become a stronger and faster runner. For many runners when they first start out, it’s all too tempting to forget about any form of exercise that isn’t running. Whilst this is fine to …

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How to find the right running shoes: A complete guide

Knowing how to find the right running shoes can be tricky. Luckily there are some simple tips that you can follow to help you pick the perfect pair.  You may be at the stage where you have to pick your first pair of proper running shoes. Maybe you’ve recently started running, or you’ve signed up …

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