Category:Outdoor Running

The articles in this category cover useful tips and general advice about running outdoors. The information is suitable for new runners – those at the start of their running journey, as well as more experienced runners. Topics related to outdoor running include: running in hot weather, rain or extreme weather conditions, best outdoor running gear, what to look out for when running outside, trail running and runs over rugged terrain.

9 Great Benefits Of Running In Groups

9 Great Benefits Of Running In Groups

People run solo, people run in groups. Some train in groups but race solo. Or train in groups and race in relays. Or…...nevermind, you get the point. I run solo but I have run with friends. When I’m out there I will see lone runners but I'll also cross paths with a couple of people running...

How I Plan My Runs

How I Plan My Runs

I read that professional marathon runners train twice daily, six days per week in general. They are the people who will run the marathon in 2.15hr and below. Their speed is simply insane and incomprehensible for amateur runners. They plan their lives, their lives revolve around running, they are...

11 Commandments For Running In The Rain

11 Commandments For Running In The Rain

We can run indoors in a controlled environment or we can run outside where any weather show can happen. And rain is often a deal breaker, a point which will determine whether we stay in or go out. Now, the most important fact about running in the rain is that you are going to get wet (surprise,...

11 Top Running Accessories – When Do You Need Them & Why

11 Top Running Accessories – When Do You Need Them & Why

When I first started running I didn’t know much about running accessories. I’d heard of some but wasn’t sure if I needed any. Unlike the top 3 runner’s essentials - shoes, shorts and top - the accessories would start to interest me as my running progressed and needs became more elaborate. It is...