Running in Fancy Dress and a Trip to the Darkside

Rock up at almost any running event and you’ll soon catch brave/hardy souls running in fancy dress. Wonder woman, a giraffe, anime characters….. there at the starting line ready to braving extreme heat, a couple hundred weight of extra kilos to carry around their half or full marathon. And why? Usually for charity, right. To [...]

Trailing a Way to Multiple Myeloma Survival

This week’s featured runner is fighting a special battle against an all too little known disease. Multiple Myeloma Survival rate is about 50% at the 5 year mark. And I’m betting you hadn’t even heard of it before now. I certainly hadn’t until I was lucky enough to come across today’s featured runner: Kenny Capps [...]

Featured Runner: Running 365 days a Year

Run everyday!?! For a whole year??? When the oft-asked question “how often should I run??” crops up. 365 days on the bounce is rarely the prescribed answer. But today’s featured runner is spending 2017 and 2018 doing just that. So I caught up with Molly Smith to find out why she’s decided to run a [...]

Post run stretches that make a difference

After a hard run, it's tempting to just collapse on the floor. Or head straight to the fridge for a rewarding beer or juice. But there's a lot of sense in adding some post run stretches to your after-run routine. They can help improve your flexibility, comfort and performance next time you go out for [...]

Tapping into the Power of Virtual Running to help animals in need

Undoubtedly, the social side of running and the ‘buzz’ around race day at a big marathon or half marathon event has a lot going for it. But if you are one of those who hate being crowded out by other runners, left behind for dust, or find it hard to make the time for organised [...]

Can running help depression? Kara’s story

With as many as 1 in 4 people affected in the UK (mind.org.uk), the problem of mental illness is a very real and widespread social issue. The benefits of exercise are well documented but can running help depression and play a part in the fight against the effects of anxiety? Of course, anyone who suspects [...]

What Kind Of Runner Are You?

Just what kind of runner are you? Are you ready to find out?! Of course you are? It’ll be fun! And I’ve decided to make this all worth while by hooking up with my favorite charity.  I’ve made it my goal to raise thousands of dollars in this next 12 months through my running.  [...]

By |2018-06-23T08:11:23+00:00November 10th, 2017|Running For A Good Cause|0 Comments

What is the Best Charity to Donate to??

We all want to do our bit to improve the world. It’s human nature to see the suffering around us and want to help. But whether you set up a monthly standing order to a charity or decide to do a sponsored run, you need to choose a charity organisation to support. […]

By |2018-06-23T08:11:23+00:00August 31st, 2017|Running For A Good Cause|0 Comments

Born to Run for Charity- Matt and the 10k Challenge for Cancer Research UK

There are those of us who think about running for charity, others who run for charity. And their are a certain few who were born to run for charity. Sounds a bit dramatic? Hey, this is a blog post, gotta make it  interesting!:-) Today’s featured charity runner is […]

By |2018-06-23T08:11:24+00:00August 21st, 2017|Running For A Good Cause|0 Comments
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