The Real Cost of Running

I often tell people that running is a relatively cheap sport. There’s no monthly membership, you don’t need loads of equipment, and you can run when it suits you. Then I think about how much I’ve spent over the last 4 years. It’s quite a bit. What I consider to be a cheap sport has made quite

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The Tywardreath Trotter: A Village Running Affair.

If I ever fulfil my dream of being a Race Director, I’d want it to be for an event like the Tywardreath Trotter. At 7 miles, the Tywardreath Trotter isn’t a daunting distance for most. Matt, who’s been organising the Tywardreath Trotter since day one, caters for everyone. There’s a popular one mile fun run for

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Returning To Racing After Injury At The Sticker 5

Hmmm, maybe a hilly course, courtesy of the Sticker 5, wasn’t the kindest “returning to racing after injury” experience I could’ve picked. But what can I say? It’s a popular event. Plus, a girl’s got to do what a girl’s got to do. Why So Much Time Out?   Just to give you a bit of

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9 Training Tips To Help You Run Faster

I’ve wanted to write a post on how to run faster and improve times for a while. Rather than take my word on how to run faster, I’ve teamed up with some of Cornwall’s finest runners to offer you the best advice (and take some notes for myself). They’re all committed to their running and

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The Mental Health Benefits of Running

It’s well known that exercise is good for our overall mental and physical health. There’s several personal testimonies out there from people sharing how running’s helped them manage their depression, anxiety, or addiction difficulties. Frequent running is my main way of managing life stress and I notice a difference when I can’t run. More recently,

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Brooks Ravenna 10 Review

Buying a new pair of running shoes always feels like a treat. It comes with the dilemma of whether to buy an updated version of what you already have, or to explore what other brands have to offer. I was quite happy with my most recent pair of road running shoes but when I asked

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