Running

Trail running in Greece

Trail running in Greece

The Greek island of Santorini is made for running. With relatively quiet roads and scenic trails weaving through vineyards and along coastal paths, it’s a beautiful place to explore on foot. We ran nearly daily and visited the local vineyard, explored tiny village streets and […]

My running idol: Paula Radcliffe

My running idol: Paula Radcliffe

  I first interviewed Paula Radcliffe in 2012, shortly after a foot injury forced her to withdraw from the London 2012 Olympics. The disappointment of abandoning her Olympic dream was still incredibly raw, and I could hear in her voice how much running in London […]

Running through the seasons

Running through the seasons

The nights have started drawing in and there’s an earthy nip of autumn in the air. The British summer may nearly be over, but autumn is one of my favourite times of year. I love to hear the crunch of leaves under my feet as I […]

Why yoga is good for runners

Why yoga is good for runners

Over the years I’ve tried various types of yoga, such as Hatha, Ashtanga, Vinyasa and more recently, hot and sweaty Bikram, which is nice on a cold day, but not so nice after too much red wine the night before. I’m still not amazingly bendy […]

Why you should give run commuting a go

Why you should give run commuting a go

London commuting isn’t fun. It is over crowded, expensive and generally an unpleasant experience, which is where run commuting comes in. I first starting run commuting when I was living in Japan and training for my first marathon, Tokyo Marathon in 2009. The Japanese public […]