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Being Ben McCormack

Anyone who had the pleasure of standing on the corner of of Sir Matt Busby Way at around 12:38pm for Last years Manchester Marathon will have seen our hero for the day Ben McCormack showboating the final few yards as he became the first CR home in an amazing 02:40:38 and 14th place. The now famous smiling aeroplane finish perhaps disguised the hardship of those fast paced 26.2 miles, the months of read more...

Snot Rockets (aka the farmers blow)Rocket propulsion for better performance

With many of our new runners just hours away from their first race at the Tatton Yule Yomp and the Stockport 10, I thought it would be good to share one of the lesser known fine techniques of competitive running. read more...

Keeping Pacethe quickfire tour of gps watches and run logging products

Inundated with requests to answer the age old question “what’s the best GPS watch to get?”, I thought it would be a useful exercise to just put together a short summary of the various models on the market. Ranging from budget entry level to high-end models, here’s a brief rundown on what’s out there… read more...