London Marathon 2018 Elite Preview

London Marathon Elite Race:  There is always a lot of excitement around London Marathon but this year it seems to have been raised another notch. London Marathon is consistently the years best Marathon race with the top athletes from the famous Kenyan training camps,...

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Marathon Tips: Stay Calm During Race Week

With London Marathon now just around the corner and many of you now in the middle of your marathon taper, we wanted to take a look at what you should be focussing on outside of the running itself and what you can do (and avoid doing) to ensure the best possible...

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The Marathon Taper – Top Tips for a great Marathon Race

The Marathon Taper You’ve put in months of dedicated hard work during your marathon build up; long endurance runs, tempo workouts, lung busting interval training, maybe you even went on a training camp for a week or two to really get yourself into shape. The hard work...

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Marathon Season is Upon Us: The depth of Kenyan Running

Wow, what a weekend of road racing. With major races in Milan, Rotterdam, Rome, Prague, Berlin, Istanbul and Paris as well as in Asia and the United States there was seemingly fast running everywhere you looked this weekend.  Although road races take place around the...

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Kenyan Training Observation: Speed v Distance

Kenyan Training Observation & Discussion:  Is it better to run a workout at your own pace ensuring you complete the full session or to run at your desired pace and simply hold on for as long as you can, even if that means you do not complete the workout? When we...

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London Marathon 2017 Elite Women’s Preview

London Marathon 2017 Elite Women’s Race Preview Yesterday we described the Men’s race for the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon with almost a tinge of disappointment at who was missing.  We pointed out that this is the first in a number of years where the ‘greatest...

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London Marathon 2017 Elite Men’s Preview

London Marathon Preview: Men's elite race  It’s that time of year again when the running world turns it’s attentions to London for the greatest marathon on Earth (sorry New York, but we still think that’s true). At least it is true in the highlands of Kenya where many...

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Photo Diary Week 2: Training in Iten Kenya

Our December 2016 camp has come to a close and we wish our fantastic team well as they head home to their respective corners of the world. We were fortunate to host runners from the USA, UK, Hungary, India, Germany, Costa Rica and France on this camp and we are...

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