Emma would describe herself as a developing runner always on the lookout for her next challenge. From swimmer to triathlete Emma has learned that progress in running starts with your mindset, closely followed by a true commitment of time to the sport. What is your proudest running achievement? I’d probably say completing my first solo … Continue reading Interview with Emma Shallcross
Interview with Chris Toddington
Chris is a very keen plodder and ultrarunner. He has been running on and off for 16 years, only taking it seriously from 2014 when he took over a friends place for a local half marathon. He had no prior long distance in his legs. He is a National Running Show Ambassador and writes some … Continue reading Interview with Chris Toddington
The Road to Sparta by Dean Karnazes: Book Review
How did Dean Karnazes’ heritage influence his running? Both his maternal and paternal roots are in Greece, and are known for both their resilience and tranquil way of life. Karnazes’s genetic linkage is also distinguished by abnormally enlarged, bifurcated calf muscles. Growing up, did Dean Karnazes run? Yes, Karnazes did run, winning a mile race … Continue reading The Road to Sparta by Dean Karnazes: Book Review
Outlasting Ultra Pain for Great Causes
Discover the incredible runs "Karno" has completed and the reason his pain is worth experiencing.
Solutions to the Uphill Battle of Ultramarathons
Read more about the ultramarathon exploits of British radio personality Vassos Alexander in his book 'Running up that Hill'.
How to Gain an Ultra Mindset
Read my review of ultrarunning legend Travis Macy's audiobook 'The Ultra Mindset'.
Mitigating the Challenges of Ultramarathons
Read my book review of Jason Robillard's unorthodox ultramarathon guide 'Never Wipe Your Ass with a Squirrel'.
An Ultra Transformation
Discover Rich Roll's remarkable journey from chronic alcoholic and overweight lawyer to one of the fittest men alive.
Tackling Anorexia with Ultrarunning
Read my audiobook review of ultrarunning legend Pam Reed's autobiography 'The Extra Mile'.
Run to Feel Alive
Learn how we evolved to become running people in Christopher McDougall's awe-inspiring audiobook 'Born to Run'.
Running Tips from Lazy Girl
Discover the levelheaded approach that Laura Fountain, a UK qualified athletics coach, takes to running. The discussions in her podcast episodes remind me of the value of running buddies.
Expert Advice from Ultrarunner Lisa Tamati
Read what I extracted from Lisa's extraordinary ultrarunning adventures detailed in her book 'Running to Extremes'.
The Running Career of Charlie Engle
Read what I learnt from listening to ultrarunner Charlie Engle's audiobook memoir 'Running Man'.
Audiobook Review: Out There by David Clark
Read my reflections on David Clark's audiobook 'Out There', a unique running journey to ultramarathons.
Audiobook Review: ‘Eat and Run’ by Scott Jurek
Read the career successes of ultramarathon legend Scott Jurek, the people that influenced him and his running advice.
Book Review: ‘Finding Gobi’ by Dion Leonard
Read my book review of 'Finding Gobi' by Dion Leonard and discover his incredible running adventure with his small dog.