How to run a faster 10k in 60 minutes or less

How to run a faster 10k. Running a 10k is no easy task, especially if you want to run a faster 10k in 60 minutes or less. At 6.1 miles, it’s quite a sizeable distance, and one that you have to put in a decent amount of training into. Especially if you want to achieve a time of 60 minutes or less. Over the years as a runner, I’ve come...

5 important things to remember when setting effective running goals

Setting effective running goals is surprisingly hard to get right. Whether you’re training for your first 5k or looking to run your first half marathon, running goals help you keep on track. Many runners make the mistake of setting vague goals in the hope of achieving them, when in fact they need to be Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time Bound. In other words, they need to follow the S.M.A.R.T...

How to pace your run: 4 simple tips for effective pacing during your run

How you pace your run can make a huge difference to your race time. Every runner has experienced it. You set off on your run feeling fresh so you decide to run a little faster than normal, then half way through you start to flag. The lactic acid starts to pool in your legs and they gradually turn to jelly. It’s either continue on with heavy legs, or cut your...

8 ways to run for longer without getting so tired

As a runner, you may have thought of ways to run for longer without getting so tired. Endurance and stamina are incredibly important for runners. If you’re a beginner, you’re probably thinking if and when it will get easier. If you’re more advanced, you may be thinking of ways to get faster. It’s natural for new and experienced runners alike to want to build up their endurance so they can...