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Runner Feature – Gary Ashton

I decided to start running way back in 1973 as I had made a decision to join the Royal Navy on leaving school and I wanted to be in a position to be reasonably fit from day 1 of training. ….I am pleased to say the training paid off and I was ready for training...

Run For Heroes

Could you give us an overview of your background and what you do? I’m a 27 year old freelance documentary producer. After graduating from Leeds University 6 years ago I moved from my hometown Edinburgh to London to pursue a TV career.   What is your running...

Runner Feature – Oliver McKenna

In the UK 1 in 8 males suffer from a mental health problem. This means that in my school alone there could be 150 students suffering right now, most of whom will not tell a soul. My friend Owen Billings and I are in the 6th form at Aylesbury...

Runner Feature – Lillie Bleasdale

The first time I ran a race, I swore I would never do it again. Five years later, I’m 4 marathons down, countless other races have been ticked off, and millions (OK, it feels like millions!) of miles have been run.   View this post on Instagram   A...

Runner Feature – Rosie Fowler

I’m fitter than I’ve ever been – apart from the incurable cancer! – Rosie Fowler Life has changed a lot in the last 5 years. Back in 2015 I was several stone overweight and did next to no exercise, even though I kidded myself that neither of...

Runner Feature – Jackie Swain

I was asked, recently, why I started running again, after giving up about 30 years ago, so here’s my story…   ​All those years past, tragedy struck and I was given a cigarette to “make me feel better”. This started me...