half marathon

Running your first half marathon

Many beginners think running a successful 5km, 10km, or half marathon is impossible. However, if you train smart, have the desire and dedication, you will be able to complete any distance. Committing to training for a 5km, 10km, or half marathon is a rewarding journey, so...

trail running for the beginner

Trail running for the beginner

Trail runners often share common traits, and this includes a desire for adventure and challenge that trail running provides. Most runners that try trail running are hooked almost immediately. Why? Because trail running is an activity that can be run on any trail. Trail runners often...

Running technique

Running technique the beginner’s guide

There is more to the right running technique and how to run than just putting on your sportswear, hitting the track and carrying out what feels natural. Studies have shown that the right running technique puts a lower amount of stress on the body. Thus...

ultramarathon races

UltraMarathon races how long are they?

With ultrarunning becoming more and more popular around the world, we see more ultramarathon races popping up around the globe. People are looking at moving up from the standard 26.2 distance and challenging themselves to the longer ultra-marathon races. While these events can be highly...

running for weight loss

Running for weight loss

Running for weight loss is one of the best forms of burning calories, although there are other sports such as swimming, cycling, and mountain biking. Running offers accessibility that provides almost all year round weight loss, no matter what you have access to. You can...

running hills to improve speed

Running hills for speed

Whether your an experienced runner or newbie, running hills can help your overall fitness. Running uphill is vital whether we like it or not. There are many tips and tricks to help improve your uphill running as well as boosting your speed. In general, running hills...

interval running

Interval running for beginners

Interval running for beginners requires alternating periods of running and walking or in the running circle, recovery jogging. Interval running can increase your performance and speed, while for beginners, you can use such a session to introduce yourself to running. If you are a beginner starting...

how to improve running cadence

how to improve running cadence

Many runners are looking at how to improve running cadence. Not only to increase their speed but also to help prevent injuries. Running cadence or known as stride frequency or running stride is an important part of your running training plan. Typically the slower and beginner...

running fast over 50

Running fast over 50

This day and age with the knowledge we have of training principles, running fast over 50 is still possible. While most people at this age don't feel this way, there are many tips and tricks to help you to run your best at 50. Below are...

100km ultramarathon training plan

100km ultramarathon training plan

If you are looking to complete over the 100km distance, a 100km ultramarathon training plan is essential. Deciding to run a 100km event takes planning and preparation. So putting together to your 100km ultramarathon training plan takes time. Because of this, we have provided some...