Every runner has a mantra for race day. Most mantras (“don’t give up” or “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”) are uttered to inspire greatness. But no matter how fast you want to go, or how hard you might train to get there, if you don’t have the right fueling plan, no amount of self-talk will [...]
Practice this yoga class 1-3 times a week to balance the repetitive action of running on the body. During this yoga routine you work on over-all strength, flexibility and it will increase awareness of your posture as a runner. Also it will help to relax the mind and give you an overall feel good feeling.
For the amateur runner, the prospect of joining a running club can be daunting. Mental images of high-tech gadgets (Garmin what?), designer kit and smug, super fit people lunging for fun can be intimidating, especially when you lack a little confidence. If you’re worried whether you are ‘good enough’ or ‘ready’ to join a club, [...]
Last week represented a fantastic achievement for the beginners group of the Peel Road Runners. 13 runners took part in the Kingsbury Water Parkrun on Saturday. This came at the end of many weeks of hard work on the couch to 5k course. A special congratulations goes to Owen Slater for coaching the group. The [...]
Peel Road Runners have been out in force at marathons across the UK and Ireland over the last 2 weeks. Mike Shelton completed the final race in his 120 mile challenge for Tiny Lives. He carried Trev the bear on his back for the 26.2 miles of the Leicester marathon. Mike ran the course in [...]