Racing






Sarah Dudgeon Seville Marathon Finish 2020
Seville 2020 saw us both smash our PBs after 20 years of running and broadly plateauing in the last several years. As a result, many people have asked us, along the lines of, “How on earth did you do that?!” So here are our reflections on how we managed such a significant step change, although, spoiler alert, there is no magic; focus and hard work are at the heart of it.

From Plateau to PB: how we hit new levels in ...



Night of the 10,000m PBs is a brilliant concept with amazing atmosphere, exciting racing at Club to Olympic level, and spectators watching the action right […]

Night of the 10,000m PBs



Seville marathon route
Seville marathon review, 2017 edition Reading note: I’ve written about this in detail from a runner’s perspective, as the little things can be important when […]

Seville Marathon Review



Abingdon Marathon Course
The Abingdon Marathon is a great alternative to big city marathons like London. It’s run at the end of October every year and a fantastic […]

The Abingdon Marathon




Royal Parks Half Marathon 2015 Along with a stunning route, the Royal Parks Half Marathon also always seems to secured beautiful autumn weather, perfect for […]

Royal Parks Half Marathon


Motivation’s a big deal.  It’s one of the things I’m asked about most.  It seems to come naturally to some people.  To others, I look […]

How to get motivated



How to make time to train
Most of us are time-poor.  Family, work, friends, home; it can be a challenge just fitting the basics in, let alone training.  We often wonder […]

How to make time to train



How to run marathon
Spring. A time of daffodils and lambs for most people. But for many runners, the blossom and the lighter mornings signal that Spring marathons are […]

4 Steps to Spring Marathon Prep



reasons to race, why race, run, tri, bike
Racing doesn’t mean you have to be a competitive person. You can race for many reasons. Racing is hard but the rewards are worth it. […]

5 Reasons to Race


Recovery after sport, recovery after workout, run recovery, race recovery
If you chat to other runners and cyclists, you probably talk about how hard or long your workouts were. Much less-talked about is recovery. Maybe […]

How to recover after a workout


How to run a PB or PR
Personal Best. Those magic words. Most of us love our PBs. Rightly so, we train hard for them. So what if you want your PB […]

How to push to a PB