5 tips to run a parkrun personal best

Parkrun isn’t a race, but the timed nature of the events means it is inevitable [...]

Lessons for runners from track and field athletics

Improve your running by learning from the best track and field sprinters, jumpers and throwers. [...]

How to keep your focus and motivation when training for a running race

As runners, we are often told that the key to good results is consistency in [...]

Running in the heat – tips from the Lonely Goat herd

As we move into summer, and the weather gets warmer,* running can get difficult. Compared [...]

A beginners’ guide to trail running

Trail running might just be the purest form of running. With no mile markers and [...]

How to progress from a Running ‘Beginner’ to ‘Improver’

In this training article (one of many on this site), we look at how runners [...]

Q: Do I need to eat during a marathon?

A: Perhaps not, but you’ll probably be better off doing so. In this brief guide [...]

Improving resilience by running beyond your comfort zone

Become a stronger, more capable, more resilient runner by challenging yourself in new ways and [...]

Gym, weights and cross training for running

Among the questions most often asked within the Lonely Goat Running Club chat group on [...]

How to run on ice and snow

How do you run when the ground is covered in ice or snow? It’s tricky, [...]

How should it feel? Understanding running training zones

In this special guest article, Nick Anderson – Runningwithus coach and Polar ambassador – shares [...]

DIY self-care: Avoiding and dealing with running injuries

Injuries and niggles are unfortunately a fact of life for runners. Even if you are [...]