The Mental Health Benefits of Running

The Mental Health Benefits of Running

The benefits of running for your mental health It wouldn’t surprise any of you if I told you that physical activity is one of the most commonly recommended natural remedies for stress, anxiety and depression. But what is it about running, in particular, that improves...
Running with diabetes

Running with diabetes

Hey! I’m Emma, a 34 year old who’s had type 1 diabetes for over 27 years (although that’s not generally how I would introduce myself to a stranger haha). I’ve always been quite active from a young age; I loved ballet, modern, tap dancing, swimming and musical theatre...
Buggy Running

Buggy Running

When you become a parent, life becomes a blur of feeding, toileting, lack of sleep, and crying. That’s just the adults, not to mention the children. We get so wrapped up in trying to provide the best possible upbringing for our children, that it’s easy to see how we...

Avoiding injury

At the start of this year, I began to up my miles in prep for RunThrough’s very own Victoria Park half marathon, which unfortunately got cancelled due to the snow. After that, I lost my long distance running mojo a little but continued to practise interval training on...

Summer Running

With summer in full swing and the weather being hotter for longer than we’ve experienced in years training is becoming harder and for those of you beginning Autumn Marathon training you are only going to be doing more miles in the heat so we want to give you...
Ultra Running – Staying the distance

Ultra Running – Staying the distance

I was thrilled when I was asked to write this piece about a sport I now truly love. I say “now” because I haven’t always been a runner in fact when I was younger in my teens the only running I did was running home on a Saturday night trying to get home before my...