March 1, 2018
The men's 3000m final at the British Athletics Indoor Championships and World Trials at Birmingham, UK, on 18 February 2018. The race was won by Andrew Heyes (third from left) in a time of 7:54.81.

World Indoors: Fab four Brits to look out for in Birmingham

While the Beast from the East sweeps across Britain and causes havoc with training for most, those at the World Indoor Championships will be grateful for […]
February 23, 2018
A general view of the senior men's race at the Saucony English National Cross Country Championships at Wollaton Park, Nottingham, UK, on 25 February 2017.

National XC: Heart of grassroots cross still beating strong

The English National Cross Country Championships return tomorrow to Parliament Hill. With more than 9,000 people entered across 10 races and record highs in numerous age categories, the […]
February 14, 2018

Philippa Bowden: BUCS medallist on mental shift behind success

The chaos and confusion captured on video at the BUCS Cross Country Championships perfectly encapsulated the drama of the annual student champs Retweeted by Marathon Talk and […]
February 6, 2018

Steph Twell: Coaching switch leaves no stone unturned for Scot

Steph Twell’s announcement of her decision to part company with long-time coach Mick Woods at the back end of 2017 came as a surprise to many […]
February 3, 2018

BUCS XC: Mud, blood, running and rain at annual student champs

Fields of green quickly turned to mud at the BUCS Cross Country Championships earlier today The annual FA Cup of student distance running was a well-organised […]
February 2, 2018

BUCS XC: Past winners reflect on FA Cup of university cross country

For any university student that does a bit of running, the annual university cross country championships has a special resonance It’s the race anybody can take […]
August 14, 2017

Tracy Barlow: World champs disappointment fuels fire for future

It’s been quite the journey for Tracy Barlow. From juggling her full-time job in the NHS with the training and demands of grassroots running for Thames […]
July 23, 2017

Tracy Barlow: London calling for grassroots marathon star

Thames Valley Harrier, Tracy Barlow, continues to chronicle her marathon build-up – just this time it’s to the start line of the IAAF World Championships marathon […]
April 30, 2017

Reality behind the marathon: How can we achieve future success?

Gabrielle Collison is a former AAAs 3,000m medallist and achieved international honours on the road and cross country. She is also the author of British Marathon Running […]
April 28, 2017

Tracy Barlow: Thames Valley Harrier blogging on the road to London

Many miles were churned out by the thousands of grassroots distance runners that targeted the Virgin Money London Marathon Thames Valley Harrier, Tracy Barlow, was one of those who […]
April 13, 2017

Training forum: How to get more out of your long run

Beacon Hill Striders guru, Alan Maddocks, offers coaches and athletes some ideas to help refresh the approach to three key cornerstones of most running training programmes. In […]