Tempo Runs: What Is A Tempo Run, How To Do Them

Tempo runs are one of those running workouts which every runner should really be doing; they’re a moderate-to-hard intensity training run, designed to make you a faster and stronger runner. They’re a staple of established endurance athletes across the globe. In this article, we’re going to get into: What are tempo runs, how to run … Read more

Rate of Perceived Exertion: Why RPE Is The Best Running Metric

Have you heard of the Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) chart but not sure how it’s used or whether it is useful for your running workouts? We explain what RPE is and how to use it for creating workout routines. If you’ve been running or involved in fitness for a while, you’re probably used to … Read more

Here’s Why You Should Run a Tune-up Race During Race Training

A practice race, or tune-up race, is essentially a dress rehearsal for your race – whether that’s a 10k, half marathon, marathon or ultra. A tune-up race is an opportunity to test out all your race day strategies and experience a little of what your actual race day will feel like. This means your morning … Read more

Here’s Our 6 Week Half Marathon Training Guide (+ FREE Training Plan)

Here’s our 6 week half marathon training guide, N.B.: it’s not designed for complete beginners, but for runners with some experience already – if you’re not sure you’re ready for it, read on…  But if you’ve been running for a while, or if you’ve run a half marathon in the past, this 6 week half … Read more