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Category - Running Heroes

Ali’s Inspirational Running Story – ‘I am a Runner!’

Running Heroes

I am a runner! There I’ve said it, I’m no longer embarrassed, I’m proud but also humbled and don’t feel a fraud! At aged 53, it’s never too late. My circumstances to starting Couch to 5k were conflicting.…

RBRC Q&A with Ben Eastwood Co-Owner of Benchmark Gym 💪

Bear Team News and Advice, Running Heroes

This is Thursday’s Q&A covering all things S&C! Thanks very much to @ben.eastwood_be S&C coach and co-owner at Benchmark Gym 💪🏽  

How I Began – Q&A with Ambassador Carol Bird

Running Heroes

When did you start running, and how old were you? I’d always done gym classes and run a bit on treadmills, however I didn’t start running properly until I was in my mid-forties (around 2006). Were you always…

Jonny Mellor Wins British Title in London Marathon

Running Heroes

On the 4th October, we were all glued to our TV screens watching Jonny Mellor compete in the 2020 London Marathon. A unique event this year because only elite athletes were taking part and it was 19 laps…

The Sandstone Ultra🏃‍♂️

Running Heroes

About 6 weeks ago Nico asked me whether I would be interested in running the Sandstone trail with him. I had run sections of the route in the past. But never the whole route. It seemed a good…

Calling all Ultra Runners ⛰🔈

Running Heroes

Any ultra runners out there fancy an ultra special challenge? To celebrate our 30th birthday Malcolm Fowler & Nico Dominco are venturing across the Sandstone Trail, they plan to cover 34 miles in total – starting at Whitchurch…

30 Years of Running Bear – Q&A with Geoff Pettengell

Running Heroes

We sat down with one of Running Bear’s Founders, Geoff Pettengell to find a bit more about the beginnings of the shop you know today 🐻🛍 How did Running Bear Originally Start? This idea was formed between myself…

Running Bear Ambassador @_lureofthewild_ Q&A for RBRC🐾❓

Running Heroes

Here is RB ambassador Josh Barrow’s (lureofthewild_) Q&A for Running Bear Running Club Members – we hope you enjoy it🤗 Want to find out more about Running Bear’s Virtual Running Club? Follow this link: https://runningbear.co.uk/running-bea… 🐻🏃‍♀️🏆  

What is it like to Run an Ultra?

Running Heroes

What is it like to do an Ultra? Biddulph RC member Simon Hodgkiss tells us about his time doing the Manchester to Liverpool GBUltra… a great read for anyone considering one! “A 3am alarm call is never normally…

5 Things I Love about Running by Harry Lancaster (@runningtoeatmore)

Running Heroes

Exploration – This one is huge for me. The opportunity to explore new areas both local and nationwide (sometimes global) presented by running is one of my biggest motivations for doing it. Granted, a lot of the time…

Starting Running in Lockdown

Running Heroes

New to Running in a Unusual Time  This is a strange time for all runners and I think I for one will come out of it either fatter or fitter (hopefully the latter)! Current guidelines allow one form…

Mark Wrigley – an athlete’s story to inspire!

Running Heroes

This is a story that will not only inspire you but blow your mind. It’s about a man in his 50’s who felt that he hadn’t fulfilled his potential as a young athlete and wanted to come back…