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The Artist behind the Heaton Collection – William Heaton

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Running Bear are delighted to have collaborated with accomplished runner and acclaimed local artist, William Heaton, to produce The Heaton Collection, a unique and artistically beautiful range of clothing, “Artwork on a Sporting Canvas”.  To see more of…

Couch to 5K – NEW course starting 13th November 2019

Running Bear Running Sessions, Training Advice

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 a whole new…

EARLY 10k Program Week 1

Running in the Family, Training Advice

Stretching Each day we suggest you try and do a light 10 minute yoga session in the morning:  for example: Day by Day Day 1:  Launch day! 2km easy pace to warm up 1km at your current race pace…

EARLY 10k Program Introduction

Running in the Family, Training Advice

Your Running Experience This program is aimed at someone who is running around 5m 30s for a km, leading to a 5k of between 27 and 30 minutes. If you are a little quicker or slower than this,…

Running in the Family – Blog Post 1

Running in the Family

The bear was fascinated to meet Ronan Kearney for an inspirational chat about running. It turned out to be so much more, as he learned about training strategies and the success of young athletes coming through the ranks…

“Peak Performance” Bear Talk with Nick Bishop

Bear Talks, Coach Nick

A big thank you to those that attended our first Bear Talk called “Peak Performance” by coach Nick Bishop.  As promised attached are our slides and below are some notes to go with them.  (Content should not be…

No Matter what you do in life…

Coach Nick

The first step is always the hardest! Sport has always played a large part in my life and continues to do so. The one constant being running. During that time, I have learned much about myself and about…

The West Highland Way

Runners’ Stories

In March the Bear interviewed one of his friends, Malcolm Fowler, about running the West Highland Way (WHW). When two other friends, Cat and Kate, read about it, they decided that they’d like to do it but in…

Bear Talks

Coach Nick

Autum Lectures 18th September – 7.30pm at the Botanist. 16th October – 7.30pm at the Botanist. 2oth November – 7.30pm at the Botanist. Tickets £5.00 Ring the shop or call in Running Bear 5 London Road, Alderley Edge,…

A day in the life of the Running Bear ambassador

Runners’ Stories, Training Advice

Hi everyone! As the new Running Bear ambassador, I’d love for you all to get to know me better so I thought I would share what life is like day-to-day as I balance life as an elite marathon…

Improving your performance…parkrun regular to PB hero!

Coach Nick

Running has increased dramatically in popularity during the last decade, in part fuelled by the parkrun phenomenon…As a nation, there is a drive to improve our health and fitness, and growing numbers of people are tying up their…