12 last minute challenges to take on in August in the UK With the recent hot weather in full force here in the UK, it’s the perfect time to look for a new challenge to take on next month. Running Round The Rock Ultra Date: 5th August 2017 Distance:…

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Increase your running speed with these 5 tips Whether you’re a runner, sports enthusiast or any other kind of athlete, at some point, you’re going to want to increase your running speed. If you normally run for distance, training to increase your overall speed is going to a welcome…

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With the recent heatwave in full force here in the UK, it’s the perfect time to look for a new challenge to take on next month. Do you have space in your event calendar for one more event in July? Then we’ve got you covered. In today’s blog, we…

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12 awesome challenges to try in June in the UK Do you have space in your event calendar for one more event in June? Then we’ve got you covered. In today’s blog, we go over 12 awesome last minute challenges here in the UK that still have spaces open….

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Improve your endurance race times with lifting There are a lot of varied opinions out there when it comes to heavy strength training for endurance athletes. Between all the training runs, pool sessions and long bike rides, it’s hard to make time for an extra workout in the gym….

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44 Marathons, in 44 days, in 44 countries of Europe This Sunday 14th May, running enthusiast & EtchRock Elite Peter Thompson will run the streets of Dublin as the final destination on what has been an epic 44 day running challenge: ‘Marathons for the Mind’. Pete’s route in Dublin:…

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7 tips to help you recover from your first marathon Congratulations, you’ve just completed your first 26.2-mile race! Less than 5% of the population has run one of their own so you’re certainly part of an elite club. So congratulate yourself on what you’ve achieved and have some fun…

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12 last minute challenges in May Do you have space in your event calendar for one more event in May? Then we’ve got you covered. In today’s blog, we go over 12 awesome last minute challenges here in the UK that still have spaces open. We have three events…

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Settle your pre-race nerves with these 9 tips Whether you’re about to run your first 5k or 10th marathon, pre-race nerves affect almost everyone preparing to step up to the start line. So most importantly, don’t feel alone, it’s nothing out of the ordinary. British Olympian Gordon Pirie tells…

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With the sun finally starting to shine, it’s got us thinking about our next adventure. And what better way than to enjoy a holiday than combining it with your favourite hobby? Adventure breaks are the perfect way to explore a new place, keep up with your training and detach…

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