Nothing like a hill session to blast away the bank-holiday blues

Nothing like a hill session to blast …

It’s August bank holiday, which means it’s raining. In fact, it’s been raining all day. We’d planned to go cycling but didn’t really fancy it in the wet weather. Instead we curled up on the sofa watching Columbo, and munching our…

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Injury strikes again

Injury strikes again

I’m injured…again! I was just starting to feel really fit after my knee injury. I’d got a few PBs, training was going well. I was enjoying my running. And then it started… I got a calf niggle. That calf niggle…

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Raising money for Sarcoma UK

Raising money for Sarcoma UK

Members of my running club, Kingstone Runners, have raised more than £300 for Sarcoma UK, the bone and soft tissue cancer charity.  Around 50 runners took part in our club’s annual team-relay race, nicknamed the Dearne Valley Dash. Teams of three…

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Celebrating my first year of blogging

Celebrating my first year of blogging

This weekend it’s a year since I launched my running blog. A full year. It only seems two minutes since I was writing my first blog post. I started Champion Running because I love running and writing, and wanted to…

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My running group is up and running

My running group is up and running

The first session with my new running group took place last Thursday. It was a fantastic turnout with runners of all ages and abilities turning up to support me as I train to become a coach in running fitness. I’d planned…

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