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“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…

The Artist behind the Heaton Collection – William Heaton

Runners’ Stories

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…

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

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…

Limiting Beliefs

Coach Nick

And a very different story We live our lives based on our perceptions of reality. How we see the outside world, as opposed to the actual! Sadly for many, it then becomes our limiting beliefs which impact most…

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…