Running

  • Ben Nevis Braveheart triathlon training plan: part 2

    Ben Nevis Braveheart triathlon training plan: part 2

    17th July 2015

    Sean McFarlane takes us through the second part of the Ben Nevis Braveheart triathlon training plan… So you’ve signed up for (or are going to) this epic challenge as sponsored by this magazine, with its run up and down Britain’s highest mountain.…

  • Tri power: Helen Jenkins’ top 5 exercises

    Tri power: Helen Jenkins’ top 5 exercises

    17th July 2015

    Helen Jenkins reveals her top five exercises designed to help cyclists, runners and triathletes build strength, dodge injury and upgrade their performance. Helen Jenkins knows that strength and conditioning (S&C) drills are a crucial component of any athlete’s training regime. The 2008 and 2011 ITU world triathlon champion, appreciates that…

  • Ben Nevis Braveheart triathlon training plan: part 1

    Ben Nevis Braveheart triathlon training plan: part 1

    18th June 2015

    So, you’re keen on doing an epic challenge this year. And you fancy a late season race in an iconic venue? But you’re worried that the Braveheart Triathlon (as sponsored by this magazine), with its run up and down Britain’s highest mountain is a…

  • 5 things we learnt from Lizzy Hawker, ultra runner

    5 things we learnt from Lizzy Hawker, ultra runner

    27th May 2015

    No one is more qualified to impart knowledge on running than Lizzy Hawker… Lizzy Hawker is an endurance athlete with a special talent for running in the mountains. She is a five-time winner of the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc, was…

  • 10K training plan: 8 weeks to a new PB

    10K training plan: 8 weeks to a new PB

    16th March 2015

    Check out this 10K training plan, adapted from Jo Pavey’s own training methods, to get you to your new PB… This eight-week training plan is adapted from Jo Pavey’s own training methods by Richard Brennan, a Human Race fitness expert…

  • Training diary: triathlon novice

    Training diary: triathlon novice

    30th January 2015

    As a breaststroke-swimming, non-runner with a shopping bike, Catherine Jevans seems an unlikely triathlete. Yet through a series of unrelated events she’s found herself enrolled for a first triathlon. Meet the triathlon novice… Catherine Jevans, 46 – works for a wine…

  • Training diary: ultra marathon

    Training diary: ultra marathon

    28th January 2015

    In training for the week-long Marathon des Sables in the Sahara, Darren Grigas has just completed his first multi-day ultra run, the three-day, 84-mile Druid Challenge. DARREN GRIGAS, 37 – Web designer Darren lives in Peterborough and is rapidly increasing the…