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How I Prevent Blisters When Running

– ADVERTISEMENT – I’ve been gifted with toes that seem to overlap a little. This wonderful gift is particularly noticeable on my little toe with must be a little shy as it’s always hiding a little behind it’s older brother next to it and won’t look me in the eye, yes the toenail points sidewards! […]

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Don’t Think About It, Just Get Up And Run!

early morning running

I made a mistake this morning. I woke and thought! I considered my run. Now contrary to popular opinion I don’t believe it’s always right to think about everything. I will run today, however a few hours later than I intended. I even have my running gear on. I attempted to do my run after […]

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Equipment for Running: What is Needed?

I want everyone who physically can to start running, so if there is a way for that to happen I want to encourage it. On that note the very basic answer to the question “what equipment is needed to start running” is simply that you just need you and nothing else. It’s not necessarily a […]

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Are My Running Shoes Vegan / Vegetarian?

The Leather Symbol

I’m vegan and I love running. Being vegan and wanting to do anything other than eat grass and live in a hole was probably hard work 50 years ago but luckily things are a little kinder for us now and that means we can run with shoes on and not go against our vegan and […]

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Will running help lose weight?

Running is often touted as a great way to stay in shape and get rid of a few extra pounds. However in recent years there has been some people who have been saying that exercise isn’t very effective for weight loss. Of course there is some basis to both sides of the argument but in […]

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Running With a Smartphone

Smartphones are so…. Well, smart! They are so smart that they can measure your run, play your music and provide a way to contact the ambulance if you break your ankle or order a pizza if you get really really hungry on a long run! However having such a multi talented device whilst out and […]

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Listening to music whilst running

loop ear headphones

Having your favourite tunes coursing through your head whilst hammering out your run in a perfect rhythm can be one of the joys of running. A typical neighbourhood run can suddenly come alive with music as it provides a perfect soundtrack for everything happening around you or a run through beautiful mountain scenery can be […]

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If you see a hill, RUUUUUUNNNNNNN!

How many times have you been out for a run and come to the bottom of a hill only to turn around and go a different way, or take the hill but at a pace that you are being overtaken by old ladies on walking frames? Climbing hills is one of the hardest aspects of […]

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Don’t Run Through Injury

One of the horrible things about running is that you will get injured and Murphy’s Law will dictate that the injury comes at a time when you are just reaching a milestone. The thing is, especially in my case, the injury often comes from an activity outside of running. If you was not a ‘runner’ […]

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The Runner’s Guide to…Solar Panels?!?

Snow on solar panel

How important is sunscreen for a runner in winter? How important is sunscreen for a runner on overcast days? Obviously, the answers to those questions depend on so many factors. If you sprint or if you run in the woods, it might be of very little importance. If you do long-distance running, or run along […]

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How I Prevent Blisters When Running

I’ve been gifted with toes that seem to overlap a little. This wonderful gift is particularly noticeable on my little […]

Buying online but trying on in-store: An immoral tale and a missed opportunity…

My partner and I did something last week that may not have been moral. She needed new shoes. Her old […]

Don’t Think About It, Just Get Up And Run!

early morning running

I made a mistake this morning. I woke and thought! I considered my run. Now contrary to popular opinion I […]

Equipment for Running: What is Needed?

I want everyone who physically can to start running, so if there is a way for that to happen I […]

Zombies Run 2 is here…. I’m excited! (LIMITED 50% OFF LAUNCH DEAL)

Zombies run 2 season 2 missions screen

I loved season 1 of Zombies Run and have supported it since way back in the kick starter games. The […]

Boston: Lets Run Not Retribute

runners legs

I turned on the television on the early afternoon of Sunday 15th April to be greeted with a dull toned […]

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