Archive for the ‘Marathon Running’ Category

Helly Hansen DRY REVOLUTION Base layer t-shirt

A short sleeve technical top with seamless construction for ultimate comfort & function. For sports men and women, a base layer is essential when the weather is cool or cold. During winter months all athletes will at some point wear a base layer for training or events. Shorts, leggings, long and short sleeve tops all […]

Failed to get into the London Marathon? Tri Something New!

The London Marathon ballot results were released this week informing over 35,000 lucky applicants they have been accepted into the 2014 event, but rejecting thousands of less fortunate runners who will have to wait another 12 months to try all over again. But why wait another year for a marathon when runners could set themselves […]

Helly Hansen Beauty and the Beast trail marathon challenge 2013

The Helly Hansen Beauty and the Beast trail marathon challenge is back for 2013! You can enter as a single runner or in teams of up to six and run the full marathon, or half marathon: Expect a varied, hilly and fully marked, trail route situated within one of the UK’s most beautiful sporting event […]

Bupa Great Birmingham Run 2012

The Bupa Great Birmingham Run, is probably better known as the Birmingham Half Marathon. The organisation of the event by Bupa is now in its second year, and it is the largest half marathon in the Midlands and one of the fastest growing half marathons in the UK. It was originally known simply as the […]

Outdoor Pursuits Equipment & Clothing

If you love outdoor pursuits and also love sport then it’s likely you will be familiar with the winter an how the cold can affect you when you’re out either participating outdoor sports or even just as a spectator. Outdoor recreation or outdoor sports activity is leisure pursuits engaged in outside. Examples of these include […]

Triathlon as a Growing Sport

The 2012 Olympic Games in London highlighted one of the UK’s fastest growing and most enduring sporting events “the triathlon”. A triathlon is a multiple stage competition which involves the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines. The word “triathlon” comes from the Greek language and was made up of two words which were […]

Outdoor Sports Clothing

If you’re the type of sports person who loves the outdoors then it’s quite likely you’ll be starting to think about investing in a few warmer outdoor garments in preparation for the cold winter months. Rock climbers, skiers, snowboarder, hikers, cyclists, runners and other sports men and women who enjoy the outdoors will know the […]

The Marathon Runner

Roughly nine years ago, I started running. I’d given up smoking and coudn’t even run for a bus without wheezing, so I decided to give this much loved (by some) sport and form of exercise a go. I asked my friend Temi, if he fancied training with me. We were both office workers at the […]