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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5 essential tapering tips for marathon runners With the London Marathon just under a month away, now is the perfect time to start your tapering period. For those that don’t know, tapering is the process of slowly reducing the frequency and distance of training runs in the build up…

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12 last minute challenges to do in March If you’re looking for a last minute challenge in the UK, we’ve got you covered. In today’s blog, we give you 12 challenges that you jump in on if you are looking for an extra event for your calendar. Running Jones…

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The toughest endurance races in the UK New year, new you! What better way to plan for an awesome 2017 than getting involved in one of the toughest endurance races available? In today’s blog post, we look at the top 10 endurance challenges that you can take part in…

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The best 10 marathons in the world So you have your first 26.2 under you belt, and you’re looking for your next challenge. If you’ve truly been bitten by the marathon bug, why not start building a bucket list of some of the best races in the world?! It’s…

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