What we have been asked about this week/Training specific suggestions
When you boil it down, why do we train? Admittedly this article refers to gym workouts, but all the reasons definitely apply to running as well – READ HERE










And if you’re already convinced, why not share this with someone who isn’t and see if you can persuade them to get involved?

Common injuries that can be prevented if you know how
We saw a recent post on the facebook group about compression gear and thought we’d draw your attention to this article about Compression Sleeves for Shin Splints –  READ HERE

Nutritional tips or yummy recipes
Love a pre- or post-run pick me up but aren’t very good at baking? Why not try these No-bake Peanut Butter and Chocolate bars? – RECIPE HERE







Most interesting blog/article we’ve read in the past week
Following on from last week’s comment in this section about Why Runners should be Rowers we thought we’d share this video of run club member Clare giving us a good workout on the rowing machine. Free to download so why not give it a go the next time you’re in the gym?

Our Favourite Virtual moment of the week








Anita’s first virtual medal after completing 10k, well done Anita!

Upcoming Events

Hyde Park 5k & 10k – Sunday 6th August. Sign up here
World Para Athletics Championships 
– running 14-23 July @ Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. More information here.
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