This is not a sponsored post, nor am I affiliated with Ronhill by any means. I don’t tend to write sportswear reviews because I’m becoming increasingly aware of its impact upon the planet. As I mentioned in a previous post, running kit can take 200+ years to breakdown so I prefer to buy just the essentials. After signing up to my first…

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Out of the two months I’m working in Spain this year, 10 days of these were spent in the medieval city of Girona. Surrounded by mountains and natural parks in all directions, it’s known for attracting cyclists from all over the world. You’d be forgiven for overlooking this small city in favour of larger areas of Catalonia such as Barcelona.…

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Tip 8:  Enter another race beforehand Don’t go forgetting my pointers about over training, but if you can keep within the 10% mileage rule I suggested in the previous post then it could pay off to get more racing experience in before your big half. If you have several months until half-marathon-day (HMD), then I’d suggest a 10k a month…

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Have you signed up for a half marathon but never entered a race before? My final instalments on Half Marathon Training are specifically for you. Tip 6: Find your perfect trainers Be strict about wearing them for running only. Only once they’ve been subjected to 300+ miles of training would I retire them for casual wear. Well-made running trainers are…

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Tip 5 of 9: LOG YOUR RUNS Subconsciously comparing yourself to other runners? Social media can be toxic. Take Instagram’s never ending feed of expensive running watches with a big pinch of salt: You can still be a fantastic runner without spending a fortune on tech. Wearable fitness technology can range from £69.99 (Fitbit) to an eye watering £1299.99 (Garmin Descent)…

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