What do Joggers and Olympic Champions have in common?

Something that really grinds my gears in the world of running is the use of the word “jogger” when used in a condescending way, especially by those who consider themselves to be “runners”. It happens quite a lot. Often by individuals sitting safely in an ill-informed...

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A Coach is worth it in the ‘Long Run’

A Coach is worth it in the ‘Long Run’

You find yourself looking at some events and races, maybe your first 10k or half marathon, or maybe a bucket list ultra or trail/fell running event, you find an ideal one in 6 months’ time thinking about how much training you will need to do, then you find one of the...

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HIIT is good for you, if you do it the right way

HIIT is good for you, if you do it the right way

Everyone loves a good HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) session, which pushes you and gets you to the end feeling like you’ve had a great workout.  Gyms and PT’s everywhere have morning and evening sessions/classes, body weight, weighted, motivated by great...

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Blazing your own trail – navigation for trail runners

Blazing your own trail – navigation for trail runners

There is a sense of freedom that comes from running on trails as opposed to roads, but it is still all too easy to find yourself running the same routes day-in, day-out. Planning your own adventure by devising your own route not only changes the scenery but is also an empowering process in its own right, allowing you take charge of your journey and personal safety.  

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Inspiring people to get out trail running, keeps Wild Ginger Runner, Claire on her muddy toes.

Inspiring people to get out trail running, keeps Wild Ginger Runner, Claire on her muddy toes.

Claire Maxted, Wild Ginger Running, has gone from co-founder and editor of the UK’s Trail Running Magazine to running her own You Tube channel packed full of advice, gear tests and inspiration for trail and ultra runners of any ability, shape or size. Getting people outside and running trail is her passion but when she isn’t dashing around the country interviewing the superstars of trail she is equally happy on her own home turf with her local club, Stamford Striders. 

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