Beginners 0-5k group – Endcliffe Parkrun

Beginners 0-5k group Endcliffe Parkrun

Dore Group – 5km Time Trial (Road)

5km Time Trial (Road)

Dore Group – Fartlek hills (Road)

Fartlek hills (Road)

Meadowhead Group – Hill reps

Hill reps

Dore Group – Intervals (road)

Intervals (road)

Meadowhead Group – 0.5km reps

0.5km reps

Dore Group – Eccy Woods Run

Eccy Woods Run

Meadowhead Group – Intervals


Dore Group – NO SESSION

Meadowhead Group – 10km off road run

10km off road run

Weston Park Group – 5km time trial

5km time trial

Dore Group – 10km road run

10km road run

Meadowhead Group – Hills



Sorry I’ve had to cancel this weeks session due to unforeseen circumstances. Next weeks session will be on as usual.

Dore Group – Intervals along Abbeydale Road South

Intervals along Abbeydale Road South

Meadowhead Group – 5km time trial (road)

5km time trial (road)

Weston Park Group – Intervals


Dore Group – NO SESSION

Meadowhead Group – 5km Cross Country Race

5km Cross Country Race

Weston Park Group – Fartlek


Dore Group – Eccy woods run (Easy pace)

Eccy woods run (Easy pace)

Totley Moor Fell Race – 17th May 2016

Totley Moor Fell Race – 17th May 2016 Well done to our ladies at the Totley Moor Fell Race this evening. Note to all! If you run this race remember the nasty sting in the tail towards the end of the race! Anna Howard – 227th – 56:45 Karis Hodgkinson – 228th – 56:46 Suzie Lovell […]

Tigers Todger Fell Race

Tigers Todger Fell Race Wednesday 4th May 2016 Well done to our ladies who had a great evening of fell running in perfect conditions. Beth Marney – 98th – 47:36 Karis Hodgkinson – 146th – 51:47 Claire Britt – 152nd – 52:58 Official Results

Plyometric workout

Plyometrics Plyometrics, also know as “jump training’ or ‘plyos”, are exercises in which muscles exert maximum force in short intervals of time, with the goal of increasing (speed & strength = power). It’s important that you warm up prior to doing plyometrics and then stretch afterwards. Please read below how to perform these exercises […]

Trust 10k at Longshaw Estate

Trust 10k

Sheffield Varsity 10km

The Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon Sheffield 2016

Sheffield Half Marathon 2016 The Plusnet Yorkshire Half (The Sheffield Half) is definitely one of the toughest in the country. However, with the sublime views from Ringinglow Road and Sheephill Road it must also be one of the prettiest, especially on a gloriously still sunny morning! It was great to see 18 Taylored Running Group members […]

The Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon Sheffield

Today’s the day! Have a great race everyone. We will meet at the front of the Crucible Theatre before the race and then after the race retire at a nearby pub / bar.

Wolf’s Pit Fell Race

9.2km / 467m ascent The Wolf’s Pit Date: 20th March 2016. Start Time: 11:00 am Registration opens 09:45 am Location GR 196825, Field off Townfield Lane, Shatton, Nr. Bamford, Hope Valley S33 0BG. Race Notes The race is to be run under Fell Running Association Rules for Competition. Should you be unclear in any way as […]

Trust 10k at Longshaw Estate

Trust 10k

The Dronfield 10km & Fun Run

10km – 10am Fun run (2km) – 10.05am  

Trust 10k at Longshaw Estate

Trust 10k

Tigger Tor Fell Race

Tigger Tor Fell Race

Meltham 10k, Huddersfield

Meltham 10k

Trust 10k at Longshaw Estate

Trust 10k

Parkrun Tour Castle (Manor Fields)

Castle (Manor Fields) Parkrun

Resolution 12km & 6km Trail Race

Resolution 12km & 6km Trail Race

Meadowhead Group (Team relay sprints)

Team relay sprints

Weston Park Group (Hill sprints)

Hill sprints

Parkrun Tour Rother Valley

Other Valley Parkrun

Dore Group (10k pack run)

10k pack run

Meadowhead Group (Hills)


Weston Park Group (Team relay sprints)

Team relay sprints

Dore Group (Intervals)


Percy Pud 10k

Parkrun Tour Hillsborough

Hillsborough Parkrun

Leeds Abbey Dash 10k

Leeds Abbey Dash 10k

Sheffield Ten 10 Ten 2015

  Well done to everyone who ran today. Some fantastic performances and PB’s. Anna Howard – 48:27 – 160th (PB) Karis Hodgkinson – 51:04 – 227th Beth Marney – 53:09 – 319th Max Huxham – 56:11 – 435th (PB) Karen Stafford – 58:48 – 548th (PB) Amy Cooke – 59:39 – 593rd Kimberly Wright – […]

Meadowhead Running Group

Steady run

Weston Park Running Group

Steady run

Great Yorkshire Run 10k

Great Yorkshire Run 10k The event includes the Morrisons Junior and Mini Great Yorkshire Run, with 1.5k and 2.5k distances for kids aged 3 and over.

Chesterfield Marathon Relay 26.2m

Chesterfield Marathon Well done to all our runners at the Chesterfield Marathon Relay on Sunday 20th September. Here are the results Team 1 – 4:06:26 – 24th Kerry Willams, Kate Kelly, Fran Rayner & Karis Hodgkinson Team 2 – 3:47:51 – 13th Donna Ricketts, Anna Howard, Kerry Marston-Giroux & Adam Taylor Results 

Meadowhead Running Group

Pack run 4-5m

Weston Park Running Group


Chesterfield Marathon

Chesterfield marathon, marathon relay, 1/2 marathon & fun run

Meadowhead Running Group

Cross country fartlek with core exercises

Weston Park Running Group


The Great North Run – Sunday 13th September 2015

The Great North Run – Sunday 13th September 2015   Well done to everyone who ran the GNR yesterday. It looked like perfect running conditions on tv and a superb effort to all those first timers at the half marathon distance. Suzie Lovell – 1:53:48 Donna Ricketts – 2:33:14 Philippa Thompson – 2:34:33 Karen Stafford […]

Great North Run

Great North Run

Percy Pud 10km 2015 Race Entry Opens!

Percy Pud Sheffield running

Percy Pud 10km road race Sunday 6th December 2015 Entry for this years Percy Pud will be opening slightly later this year; 7pm on Monday 5th October. How To Enter Full results now available: Percy Pud 2014 Full Results

Marathon Race Day Essentials

marathon race day essentials running training Sheffield

Marathon Race Day Essentials For me preparation is key to performing well on the day and leaving nothing to chance. Here’s my race day checklist that I use. Make a list – check it and check it again. Know where the race is and plan route (prior to race day, preferably). Set alarm with plenty […]

Marathon Race Day Do’s & Don’ts

competition marathon running training Sheffield

Marathon Race Day Do’s & Don’ts There are plenty of things before and on race day that you should want to do and not want to do. Below is my list of what I use. It’s not the most definitive list but it should help you. Do’s Think positive / visualise finishing. Review the course […]

Meadowhead Running Group

Hill Sprints and team relay

Weston Park Running Group

Hill sprints & team relay

Marathon Nutrition

What to eat in the final week? If you’ve ever heard someone mention carbohydrate loading or a.k.a carbo-loading you may be wondering what this is. It can be quite confusing hearing / reading about it, so I’m going to make this really simple for you to achieve carbo-loading correctly. The definition is: Carbohydrate loading, commonly […]

Trust the Taper!

marathon running training Sheffield

Trust the taper! Marathon tapering involves a decrease of exercise duration and exercise intensity before a major race. Depending upon the athlete tapering can start anywhere between one week to three weeks prior to the race. The aim of tapering is to balance fitness while supporting recovery. How to taper! Three weeks before race: Cut […]

Weston Park Running Group

Steady run

Meadowhead Running Group

Timed 5k run

Weston Park Running Group

Timed 5k

Meadowhead Running Group

Intervals 45/90 x 10

Weston Park Running Group

Intervals 45/90 x 10

Fell Running Session (Improvers – 5 miles)

Improvers Fell Running Session Do you want to fell run but unsure of where to run? Do you want to run further? Would you like to improve your off road ability, whilst having fun and getting fit? If the answer is YES then I can help.   Qualified Fell & Mountain Running Coach Have fun Improve your off […]

Meadowhead Running Group

Reps (medium)

Weston Park Running Group

Reps – short

Meadowhead Running Group

Hill reps at Graves Park

Weston Park Running Group

Hill Reps on Conduit Road

Head Start (5k and 10K)

Event Start Date: April 19, 2015 8:00 am Event End Date: April 19, 2015 2:00 pm Event Location: Rother Valley Country Park This popular Neurocare event will be bigger and better than ever this year! Like last year, there will be both a 5k and a 10k option on offer, to suit runners of differing abilities. The 10k race […]

Sheffield Half Marathon 12th April 2015

Sheffield Half Marathon So we’ve been training for this race for the past 3 months now and what a superb day we all had. The temperature had dropped and conditions were almost perfect apart from the slight wind. I’m so proud of everyone who ran yesterday. For some it was their first attempt at the […]

Sheffield Half Marathon

Sheffield Half Marathon Race Road

My Five Half Marathon Preparation Tips

marathon training tips Sheffield running training

My Five Half Marathon Preparation tips! Endurance Make sure you get enough long runs under your belt so that you’re comfortable running the required distance. This will build up your aerobic endurance enabling you to run for sustained periods of time. These runs will be the backbone of your training programme. These training sessions should […]

The High Peak Marathon 2015

The High Peak Marathon 2015 If you’ve ever thought about running a race of marathon distance or further then this brief account from one of my clients will give you an insight into what thoughts go through their minds whilst running this mammoth distance.   “Starting a big race like the high peak marathon is the […]

Lincoln 10k 2015

Lincoln 10k 2015 Congratulations to Ellen Badger and Amy Mitchell who both ran personal bests today. Excellent job, well done. Ellen Badger – 1:03:25 (NEW PB)!!! Amy Mitchell – 1:06:38 (NEW PB)!!! Full results here >>>>>

Success at the Dronfield 10k (Sunday 8th March 2015)

Dronfield 10k Race Congratulations to everyone who ran yesterday. Where was the warm weather that we had been promised by the weather man? This didn’t stop us from running our legs off and producing some amazing results and personal bests (pb’s) along the way. Team results below 364th – Jo Knight – 52:01 (New pb) […]

Dronfield 10k Race

Dronfield 10k Race Road  

Meadowhead running group

Hill sprints Long

Meadowhead running group

Hill sprints

Weston Park running group


Barnsley 10k Road Race

Barnsley 10k Barnsley athletics club website here £14.70 pre-entry

Leeds Abbey Dash 10k Road Race

Leeds Abbey Dash Pre-entry website link here >>> £22

Sheffield Ten 10 Ten success!

Success at Sheffield Ten 10 Ten We had an excellent turn out at our local race in Endcliffe Park yesterday. A number of us ran the Sheffield Ten 10 Ten race. It was fantastic to meet up with eveyone and we all had great time. The course was great, it had a bit of everything […]

Endcliffe Parkrun 5k

Endcliffe Parkrun 5k & social tea & cake after! Come and join us for the timed 5k Parkrun and social catch up after.

BUPA Great Yorkshire 10k Run Sheffield

BUPA Great Yorkshire 10k Run Sheffield Yesterday was a fantastic day for all of us. The atmosphere was electric and Sheffield did us proud by putting on a great event. Congratulations to all of you who ran and the families who supported us, it really does make a huge difference when someone is cheering you […]

BUPA Great Yorkshire Run 10k in Sheffield

Race Recce BUPA Great Yorkshire Run 10k in Sheffield!

I’ve organised a recce run of the course on Sunday 14th September  at 8:50am ready for 9am. We will meet outside the Crucible Theatre. If you would like to come along then please let me know.

Long Tour of Bradwell blog

Long Tour of Bradwell 50km, 2094m   Rewind back three years ago and we were living in Glasgow, I was running for a local club called Garscube Harriers and enjoying running for them in short cross country, hill and road races. I few of my club mates mentioned that they would be running the West […]

Jane Tomlinson York 10km race report!

Jane Tomlinson York 10km race York 10K is one of the most beautiful city runs in the UK taking in some of this medieval city’s most stunning scenery including ancient Goodramgate, the majestic York Minster and Clifford’s Tower where Henry VIII executed ‘traitors’. Congratulations to Jonathan Pagdin who finished with a time of 51.02 so nearly a 3 and […]

Adidas 24-hour Thunder Run

What is TR24? Adidas Thunder Run is a 24 hour off-road relay race against the clock. Whether you run solo, pairs or teams of 5 or 8 it’ll test your tactics, endurance, speed and team work. It’s an exhilarating, rewarding and tiring race with a great atmosphere. Congratulations to Sarah Clothier and her team Thunder […]

Passing clouds fell race & Grindleford fell race article

Fell racing I was over near Leek at the Roaches the other weekend racing. The Passing Clouds fell race with 9.82 miles and 1,833ft of ascent to complete. I finished in 4th place with a time of 1hr 13 mins and a new personal best for that course too :-). I was however in 2nd […]

Graves Parkrun

Graves Parkrun 5k time trial

Stanage Stumble 25 mile walk / Run

Stanage Stumble The three musketeers looking rather relaxed before the start. Tim, Will and Chris. Congratulations for completing this extreemly challenging event. ‘I went in my running gear but planned to walk it. My friend Tim who I was walking with fell in a bog so had to cut the walk short but I decided […]