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Special Gests who love to run and have something to say. Running, kit and gear, racing and adventures... anything goes, thank goodness!

How not to race Snowdon Trail Half Marathon

  Peter Down is the Physiotherapist at Accelerate Performance Centre (APC). A regular cyclist, who also swims and runs, so naturally participates in the odd Triathlon. This year (2017), he took part in the Scott Snowdonia Trail Half Marathon for … Continue reading

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In Praise of Injinji – by Kate Wilkinson

  Kate Wilkinson has run for years, representing Team Accelerate on occasion. She frequently attends Accelerate events and is an ambassador for the Accelerate Performance Centre. Here she offers some perspective for those who’ve questioned the effectiveness of Injinji Toe … Continue reading

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The Art and Science of Tapering and Race Day Preparation

As a coach, working with groups of runners is always interesting. For one thing, it’s never entirely clear what any particular athlete wants to get out of a session, or get out of coaching, so we ask lots of open … Continue reading

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Making Memories – by Caroline French

  I had another one of ‘those moments’ today. The moment where you realise how far you’ve come and feel proud of what’s been achieved and excited about what’s still to come. This morning I set out on a 12 … Continue reading

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Why do you have to run?

  It’s a question I get asked a lot, generally by people who think that I’m insane, or that I’ve got some sort of illness. “It’s cold/raining/windy. Have a day off”. So why do we run? I often joke that … Continue reading

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