New 10 week beginners’ course

New 10 week beginners’ course

It’s nearly time… Our ever popular introduction to running is back.  This 10 week course uses the same ‘walk to run’ technique used in Couch to 5k but with the added benefit of running with an experienced leader and a...

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From zero to 10k hero!

From zero to 10k hero!

by Sarah Brook It was New Year’s Eve 2018.   I was getting ready to go out for the evening to see in 2019 with my nearest and dearest and enjoy a slap-up meal at the Custom House. More rich food, more wine, more partying….yippee! Having squeezed...

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Coming soon in September: Learn to Run with WRP

Coming soon in September: Learn to Run with WRP

Our new course for complete beginners, or those who are returning to running after a long break, is starting on Monday 10th September.   The course is for 10 weeks and will use the ‘Walk to run’ method: each session will start with a gentle warm...

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Marathon #2… with a +1

Marathon #2… with a +1

Last year, Julie wrote about her experience of Liverpool Rock and Roll Marathon as a first time marathon runner (read her story here); read on to find out how it feels the second time around… by Julie Pemberton So last year I hogged...

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Relish Running Bath Two Tunnels Races

Relish Running Bath Two Tunnels Races

by Alison Dacey   At the beginning of the year as part of my 10k race-a-month challenge of 2017 (why did I voice that out loud?), I signed up (with a certain amount of trepidation) for the Relish Running Two Tunnels Race Series in Bath. What...

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Running in the rain – Cardiff 10k 2017

Running in the rain – Cardiff 10k 2017

by Sarah Wymer As we basked in late summer sunshine, I made my preparations for the Cardiff 10k: kit ready (including my lovely new WRP running vest), lift to the starting point arranged, carbo loading evening meal planned, and checked that all...

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Smile, it’s only a mile!

Smile, it’s only a mile!

by Grace Newbould My first ever mile (race) – The Butetown Mile Ahhh, the mile. We do a lot of them as runners, often 3 on a Saturday as part of parkrun, a couple of 5/6 milers during the week and the odd 10 or so on a Sunday for a...

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How I accidentally became a marathon runner…

How I accidentally became a marathon runner…

by Julie Pemberton Me, a Marathon runner? Surely not!  I don’t particularly consider myself to be a natural runner, in fact I wasn’t a runner at all until about 18 months ago. Funny how these things creep on you before you’re aware of how much...

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