Skip Navigation

Monthly Archives: May 2015

Riddle me this!

Posted on by Guest Blogger

  Last week I posted a slightly cryptic piece, in the hope that some – if not all would quickly work out that I was about to lose my ParkRun cherry. Well, now that the weekend is over and I can elaborate on that experience in full, I have to tell you (confess really) it was a lot harder than I’d expected. Too hard. I have to admit, I had delusions of grandeur where timing was concerned.  I honestly thought I was capable of around an 18 minute finish. Why so confident?  2013, Sheffield Half Marathon – I covered the … Continue reading

Read more



Inov-8, You Sense They Are Getting the Right Footwear Balance?

Posted on by Run Stu

It’s just possible the UK’s best selling off road running brand is Inov-8. They have been aggresive from the outset with their marketing, at times innovative with that too. As one of the few remaining British running companies they have a very loyal following, yet they have come in for some pretty intense criticism too. Shoes that appeared to fall apart to quickly caused them to have to battle agaisnt those that thought 1,000 miles for a fell shoe was nothing and lets face it, their own inexperince in what makes a tough off trail, mountain or fell shoe.  One … Continue reading

Read more


Buzz Contributors

  • Accelerate Community - WoodRun, ATR & Juniors, Accelerate Your Speed and Running Past 50. Fun, healthy running groups for everyone. News and updates, plus the Gritstone Series.
  • Accelerate Running Store - News, updates and info from the store. Products, tips and tricks, the latest and the greatest.
  • Guest Blogger - Special Guests who love to run and have something to say. Running, kit and gear, racing and adventures... anything goes, thank goodness!
  • Run Stu - Accelerate Performance and Healthy Run Coaching, Heart rate, Periodisation, Strength & Stability. Business owner @accelerateuk Coach to #TeamAccelerate The open road, fell, moorland and high places. Sunny days, days the wind blows and rain is horizontal - 'You're Alive!' Twitter and Instagram: @RunStuCoach
  • Team Accelerate - Is a group of runners supported by Accelerate Running Co, they train hard, race harder but most of all have fun together as a team. They receive support from Scott Running and Inov8. The Team includes the 'Flamingos' coached group.

Accelerate Lifestyle Limited

Accelerate UK: Sheffield and the Peak's Largest dedicated Running Store Road Running, Fell and Trail, along with Adventure Racing are all covered in store. A wide choice of product is backed up with an unprecedented level of experience and running knowledge. At Accelerate we love our running, we would suggest it shows.