In our first feature running dad article we have have Simon (@runfatboyrun2017) who is targeting and incredible 1000 miles in 2017. TDCR: Tell us a bit about you. SG: I'm Simon and I'm 29 years old. I work for a plant hire company called A-Plant and I deal with the Powered Access division for the … Continue reading Featured Running Dad: Runfatboyrun2017
Part of the attraction of running is that it is so simple, you can put on your trainers and just run. The fact it is is so low tech and easy to do alone means that it gives you the flexibility to fit it in your schedule, more easily then taking up a team sport … Continue reading Running Groups: Why you should give them a go?
So perhaps you've set out on your journey to a new you. You've decided running could be your thing and you start a running Instagram account. You look at some other accounts and notice the beautifully lit images of people looking their manicured best in their running gear. Forget it! It's not the reality … Continue reading Embrace the sweaty selfie
Becoming a parent changes your life in ways you didn't think were possible. Suddenly your own priorities and needs fall down the list and you find out what busy is really like. I'd always considered myself a good hard worker but you realise in parenthood that you've been massively under employed. I had always enjoyed … Continue reading Finding the time to run
**I'm going to start with a disclaimer here, to say that I am in no way shape or form giving professionally informed advice but merely presenting some of what I've found helpful that will hopeful spark some thought and debate. I think we all start with differing goals from our running accounts but I think these might … Continue reading Tips for a running Instagram account
It's a bit of dream of mine to have shared interests with my kids. I have visions of taking them to watch rugby matches, hiking, cinema trips, skiing holidays, scuba trips, and the like. But it's not that straight forward. I took my son to the rugby club in September to start playing touch rugby … Continue reading Running with the kids
So you've got some shiny new treads and you are off. You're feeling a million dollars and then... you get blisters! I hate this so much. For a big lad I have very sensitive feet and would suffer blisters every time I got new football boots, running trainers, work shoes, the list goes on. It … Continue reading Laces and why it matters how you do them up
So you've started to run or maybe thinking of giving it a go. Someone says 'you should come to parkrun', you think 'hmm I'm not sure I'm ready for that'. But you are and more and more people are joining in. An incredible 845,615 of us took part in 2017 in the UK alone, a … Continue reading Featured Event: Go to your local parkrun