Sands of (personal best) Time

News of our blog has spread far and wide! A mere 32 days after our first post we’ve been approached by a Paris PR agency to plug their illustrious clients, and we’re delighted to help, naturellement. Possibly the world’s most difficult half-marathons, 2017 saw the first Half Marathon des Sables, (HMDS) (Marathon of the Sands) Read more about Sands of (personal best) Time[…]

‘Ears’ to a unique race!

This one-off running event dangles a very tempting carrot for all participants. The Market Harborough Run Rabbit Trail Festival offers three separate challenges, which can be taken alone or combined to create The Quest for the Golden Carrot! Staged in the attractive grounds of Marston Lodge, this festival is a very distinct mix of running, Read more about ‘Ears’ to a unique race![…]

Smells Like ‘Team Spirit’! Jolien Overcomes The Hurdles!

This is wonderful! Belgium’s Jolien Boumkwo, a shot putter, runs the 100m hurdles for Belgium following teammate Anne Zagre’s injury. She gets a season’s best time, too! Jolien ran hurdles as a younger athlete and her technique is still there. We sometimes get customers say to us, “I’m not a runner” – this proves runners Read more about Smells Like ‘Team Spirit’! Jolien Overcomes The Hurdles![…]

“Train” a little differently!

And now for something completely different, perfect for those into running and railways, based in the pretty Cardigan Bay town of Tywyn.Saturday August 19 sees the Talyllyn Railway stage its 38th annual Race the Train event, wherein competitors vie, as the name suggests, to beat a train across a set distance.Five races will be staged Read more about “Train” a little differently![…]

Florence and the Machine!

Did you watch the Diamond League action from Florence on Friday?  We were hooked!   Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon took the women’s world 1500m record down to 3.49.11, breaking a record standing since 2015.  Britain’s Laura Muir finished second.  With the Florence Golden Gala only the third of fifteen meets this season, we’re hoping for more Read more about Florence and the Machine![…]

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