Run Fantastic: The Power of Community

We’re two weeks in and the mojo train is flying along like a madman on a camel! But it’s time to start thinking about February and in particular your targets for February. To set your targets log into the spreadsheet and set your frequency and single workout distance targets for each week in February. The weekly […]

Chocolate Espresso Cake

This chocolate espresso cake recipe always always goes down a treat with fellow runners, with comments like “Awesome!” and “Mmmmm” regularly heard. And it’s so simple that Ami makes it as it’s mainly just bunging the ingredients together. It’s an adaptation of a Nigella recipe, which is a vegan recipe, but that’s mainly down to […]

Run Fantastic: Dream Big!

Well Conkers Run Fantastic has started and it’s “Go, go go!” Let’s get stuck in and hit our targets for the first week of Conkers Run Fantastic. As I mentioned in a previous blog post it’s not about achieving 100%, it’s about striving to succeed and that means being consistent in your workouts, if you haven’t […]

Kas’ Top Tips for Run Fantastic

If you’re thinking about joining Conkers Run Fantastic 2016, welcome! Success isn’t guaranteed but with the support of your teammates and a fun competitive element, joining Run Fantastic gives you a better chance of achieving your Spring running goals. Whilst we all want to try and finish with a 100% score, that’s not necessarily the point. […]

Focus On The Journey, Not The Destination

That’s it, I’ve completed five weeks of consistent running without the calf injury re-occuring. To say I’m happy is an understatement. During this time I’ve also managed to increase my long runs up to 15 miles, so I’m well on the way to be in a position to start properly marathon training. One thing I learnt […]