Tips for 5k training during the colder months

5k Training – Some tips for the colder months ahead As a beginner runner, you might…

GB Diver Tom Daley posts 5k PB time

Almost everyone in the UK's favourite Olympic Gold Medal diver, Tom Daley, has let slip that…

parkrun to return in June

parkrun hope to be able to re-start most parkruns in early June, watch this space...

parkrun to return in October

parkrun to return on 24/31 October in England. Watch this space

Joshua Cheptegei | Gutted About his STRAVA GPS Track | 5000m World Record

Joshua Cheptegai stripped of 5k World record on STRAVA due to GPS inaccuracies. Farah and Bekele…

new 5K World and British Records

  5k World Record (5000m) Lockdown seems to have helped some athletes better focus on their…

Garmin Coach – Any Good ? Free Adaptive 5K Running Plan

Garmin Coach is getting better. Lots of free plans to help your training including SOME adaptive…

5k Challenge to fight breast cancer #5KMYWAY

Our friends over at boobydoo have teamed up with Breast Cancer Haven to help fight Breast…

The energy cost of running & walking – weight loss and calories burned 101

I incorrectly thought that to get your body from A to B required the same amount…

Most colourful 5k with Victoria Pendleton

This looks like rather colourful fun. throwing around lots of coloured cornstarch and running 5k with…

Night of the 10k PBs – Beer, Cheer and Jo Pavey, Highgate Harriers

Beer, cheer and Jo Pavey. although possibly not in that order. This is a Highgate Harriers…

Run Or Dye 5K – Cool images, worth a quick look, honest!

OK there are lots of novelty 5k that are marketed as ‘fun’ events. I’m sure there’s…

5k World Record For 9 Year Old

November 2014: Zach Blum finishes in 18:30 for road based 5k World Record 2011: Lucas Bourgoyne…

5k Taper – Will doing nothing or another sport help my taper?

Will doing nothing or another sport help my 5k taper? A study by Joe Houmard in…

Mo Farah’s Typical Weekly Training Schedule

Below is Mo’s apparent typical training week from ‘training a runner’ (Source, below). You can see…

KIQPLAN – Your First 5K – an app review

I was asked to review the KIQPLAN app “Your first 5k”. KIQPLAN make several apps that…

5k: Straightforward Improvement Plan

For a more detailed look at running relatively fast 5km races then have a look at…

5k Duathlon Triathlon Performance Training Race Warmup

Here is a first draft of a hopefully intriguingly titled “performance warmup“. Gets faster by warming up?…

Sub 20 minute 5k on less than 2 hours a week? Possible?

If you are anything but a young male then, unless you can already do it, a sub…

5k: Simple HR Heart Rate Based | Sub 20 | minute running and training plan

Does what it says on the tin.

5k: Simple HR Heart Rate Based | Sub 20 | minute running and training plan

Does what it says on the tin.

5K For All: ‘Late starters’ still have much to gain by exercising

The BBC did this article about the benefits of starting exercise when older  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25087047. You get all…

5K For All: 'Late starters' still have much to gain by exercising

The BBC did this article about the benefits of starting exercise when older  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25087047. You get all…

vVO2: Knock off 10 seconds from your 5K PB

Just when you thought it was safe to go training another abbreviation hits the fan: vVO2.…

How do I get a 5k parkrun PB next month?

After the wildy successful “How do I get a 5k parkrun PB this saturday” comes the…

5k: What makes a good sub-20 minute parkrun TRAINING plan?

You’ve probably been trawling the net or this site for 5k plans. There’s quite a few…

A Good 5k session today and a sneaky 2.5k + ride last night.

I needed a feel-good session today and for some bizarre reason my plan has 1 minute…

5k parkrun improvement: Running Just 3 times a week?

You’ve probably been looking for a 5k training plan. There’s lots out there and a few…

Bushy Park Parkrun – Mark Spitz & Ed Moses To Run (If they bring their shoes)

Wow! 4th Feb 2012 will have Mark Spitz and Ed Moses running the Bushy Park parkrun…

Bushy Park Parkrun – Mark Spitz & Ed Moses To Run (If they bring their shoes)

Wow! 4th Feb 2012 will have Mark Spitz and Ed Moses running the Bushy Park parkrun…

5k parkrun – well off my PB…why?

Today wasn’t one of my most glorious performances. I managed a sneaky PB in around October…

5k – that parkrun made my legs hurt

You’ve run a parkrun and your legs hurt. Naturally you want sympathy. But the response you…

Sub 20 minute 5k: how does it feel?

We all want to get that PB down as low as we can. I guess there…

5k improvement to under 20 minutes – how long will it take me?

How long will it take me to do 5k in less than 20 minutes? 5k runners…

5K: Somebody stole my mojo.

It’s official. I’ve lost my 5k mojo. Or at worst someone else has stolen it. how…

5k running: What if I come last? Should I enter?

Yes. I would definately enter I represented GB in Age Group Duathlon and genuinely was worried…

5k: Straightforward | Sub 20 | minute 5k running training plan program – 19 too

So you want a straightforward sub 20 minute 5k program? A plan that will get you…

5k: The Training Effect – Some Thoughts

Something to bear in mind. As you exercise you use the glycogen stored in your muscles…

How Much Do I Sweat During Strenuous 5k & Duathlon Exercise – & So What?

I’ve always known I sweat quite a bit and generally attribute that to trying hard. It’s…

How Much Do I Sweat During Strenuous 5k & Duathlon Exercise – & So What?

I’ve always known I sweat quite a bit and generally attribute that to trying hard. It’s…