Returning to normal racing


Racing within marathon training It’s a very different racing year as things begin to grind back to normal (remember normal?!) and for many, the autumn is jam-packed with new or rescheduled marathon racing possibilities. For many of us, our usual race calendar has gone out of the window and we are taking part in events […]

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Killer sessions for a bouyant return to parkrun


Whisper it… parkrun is on its way back to the UK with a planned June 26th return.   Here are Martin and Holly’s favourite killer sessions for a fired-up return to parkrun The Broken parkrun (5x1k) This is a great benchmarking session to indicate where you are ‘at’ for your first parkrun back. Take a […]

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Doing a Thommo


Training Talk round up ‘Doing a Thommo’ The fairytale ending to this year’s Olympic Marathon Trials at Kew Gardens really got us thinking… How can we emulate Chris ‘Thommo’ Thompson’s stunning run where everything just clicks when you need it to? Episode 581 features a discussion on ‘Doing a Thommo’ between Holly Rush and Martin Yelling, […]

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Chris ‘Thommo’ Thompson is the man of the moment.


“At the recent British Olympic Marathon Trials in Kew Gardens, 39 year old Chris Thompson secured his place for Team GB  at the Tokyo Olympic Games in what was probably the most memorable athletic moments in the last 12 months at least. He crossed the line in such jubilant celebration and enigmatic style in 2:10:52 […]

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