The Tyranny of Training

I should be training for the Adidas TR24. At the end of July I am aiming to run 10 (and hopefully 12) laps of the 10km course in hilly Derbyshire. Running 62 – 74 miles in 24 hours is not something to be taken lightly and I should be training hard and be just about ready…

Run Wild – Boff Whalley

I have a new favourite book of the moment. Run Wild is a passionate ode to trail running and very different to the bookcase load of running books I already have. It is not a training book – although you maybe able to glean some advice from it, and it is not a running memoir…

Running goals

I am currently injured. Having got over the back and neck injury from a car accident that left me unable to run all summer I have now hurt my back again – this time playing squash and cycling. I figured I could sit and mope about it or I could cheer myself up by thinking…

Why We Run

After a break from running over the summer (car accident) I am finally back running. I was really worried that I would have lost a lot of fitness and be back to square one but I am already up to 14 hilly miles on my long run and planning on running Beachy Head Marathon next…

Adidas TR24 – A Vegan Challenge

Last autumn the running magazines were all reporting on one event – the Adidas Thunder Run; a 24 hour race over a 10km route through the trails of Derbyshire. You could run it solo or in relay (pairs or teams). Mrs HerbiFit and myself had been wanted to move into ultra-distances and this seemed like…