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It’s the night before race day…

Coach Nick

But are you properly prepared!? It’s easy, isn’t it? You train, you put in the miles and you fine tune according to the event that you have entered…Your next big challenge!   The weekend arrives and your body…

Introducing Nick Bishop

Coach Nick

Nick will be taking Running Bear faster 5k sessions weekly, he’ll be supporting these and all of our runners with support and tips through his exciting blogs and podcasts, keep your paws at the ready for fruits of…

Couch to 5K & Faster 5K Sessions

Runners’ Stories, Training Advice

Couch to 5K Running Bear’s “Couch to 5K” is a fantastic way to start running – whatever your motivation. Our 6 week programme will take you from complete beginner (no running) to running 5K and a Parkrun, and…

Bunny Ears for Ankle Security

Training Advice

If you like to have a more snug fit around your ankles, here’s a clever way to tie your laces, called Bunny Ears! Start like this… Create Bunny Ears by putting the laces through the very last hole on…

WISE WORDS FROM THE ORIGINAL MEMBERS OF THE WILMSLOW RUNNING CLUB

Runners’ Stories

Structured Training, with Variety • “Apply the three R’s: Regularity, Regularity, Regularity” – Trevor Faulkner • Be consistent with the three critical training sessions: Tuesday intervals, a tempo run and a longer run • If you stress your…

A View From Our Physio on Injury Prevention

Injury Prevention, Training Advice

A Chat between The Bear and Richard Saxton, expert on gait analysis at Running Bear and injury prevention at Physiofit Bear: As a Physio, you must see a lot of running injuries, what’s your best advice for avoiding…

The West Highland Way

Runners’ Stories

Malcolm has been a regular customer of Running Bear for over twenty years. He’s always had a passion for fell running and cross country and since he retired from the police in 2015, he’s enjoyed many running adventures,…