Tag Archive | inspiration

Wokingham 10k – Gavin Loader provides a great lesson in how to get over a bad race… reflect, share and move on…

Wokingham 10k – Gavin Loader provides a great lesson in how to get over a bad race… reflect, share and move on…

I recently toed the line at the Wokingham 10k, organised by Barnes Fitness, and held at Dinton Pastures Country Park. By recent, I’m talking 10-days ago. It’s taken me that long to write up this article, because I can’t honestly think of any personal highlights! I had a real shocker! So, prepare to be hit […]

Pure Beginner to Half Marathon in a year – Jacqueline Hudson tells of her journey to the finish line of the Windsor Trail Half Marathon

Pure Beginner to Half Marathon in a year – Jacqueline Hudson tells of her journey to the finish line of the Windsor Trail Half Marathon

After returning to full time work from two back to back maternity leaves, I was looking for a way to get fit and lose the baby weight that was cheaper than a gym membership and could also fit around my life as a busy working mum. I found Pure Beginners completely by chance on a […]

Country to Capital 45m Ultra put to bed -Max Woods reports…

This one had been bugging me – I had previously successfully completed it in 2012 (well, I arrived alive at the end within the cutoff anyway), but it was also the first time I ever had a DNF, in 2014 dropping out half way in, completely wasted. It is definitely a race of two halves […]

Race review: Endure 24 2015

Race review: Endure 24 2015

Endure 24 took place last week. For those of you that don’t know it’s an amazing ‘running festival’ style event that comprises of teams from solo runners up to a maximum of 8 runners. The teams start at midday on Saturday and take it in turns to complete a 5 mile (8km) lap before handing […]

Race report: VLM 2015 – 38,000 Inspirational Moments

So as our marathon season special draws to a close, it makes sense to finish with a race report from the biggest marathon in the UK. The 35th London Marathon took place on Sunday 26 April 2015 and as always it was well attended by the club, who took part in the race, cheered from […]