14-day Isolation Challenge!

Given we have all been told we are not allowed to run in group and all our races are being postponed / cancelled. I’ve put together a little guide to help us all maintain our fitness during this time. This is the 14-Day Isolation Challenge… The most simple group of exercises I have found areContinue reading “14-day Isolation Challenge!”

Meet The Leaders – Laura Johnson

Who are you when you’re not running? I would say I’m very similar in my approach to life as I am as a runner / leader. I’m still organised, competitive and (possibly a little bit) bossy. Work-wise I lecture in Sport at Edge Hill University and I also consult as a Sport and Exercise Scientist,Continue reading “Meet The Leaders – Laura Johnson”

Meet The Leaders – Robert Taylor

How long have you been running? Probably since I turned 14. I had bad asthma as a child, and was forbidden from running or anything that might leave me short of breath. I remember a PE lesson when I was 13, where we were doing track events. Then completely out of the blue I foundContinue reading “Meet The Leaders – Robert Taylor”

Meet The Leaders – Simon Barker

How long have you been running? I realized I was a fair runner at the start of high school, I was picked for both the school and county cross country teams and have regularly ran since. Why become a leader? At the start a found myself to be a one of the quicker runners, thereforeContinue reading “Meet The Leaders – Simon Barker”

The Beginners are here!

January can only mean one thing… The New Beginners Course Starts! So let the (organised) chaos commence! Run twice a year (also September) the RunSmart Leyland Beginners Course is always a great new dawn for those who attend. The road to becoming a runner again for most can be daunting, but with support of greatContinue reading “The Beginners are here!”

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Welcome to 2020, it’s going to be a great year! It’s been fun over the Christmas and new year period. The festive group run attracting some fantastic outfits again as can been seen in the photos. What has 2020 got in store for you? For me it’s about sorting my back and getting out runningContinue reading “Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year”

Worden Park Festive 5k and Fun Run

Absolutely fantastic 5k and Fun Run at the weekend. Massive thank you to Time2Run Events and all the marshals that helped us put on such a brilliant event! The typical winter weather not getting in the way of everyone have a great time! Huge well done to all the RunSmart Leyland September 2019 Beginners whoContinue reading “Worden Park Festive 5k and Fun Run”

Meet The Leaders – Damian Clapham

Over the next few months we are going to run a series of blogs that introduce the Leaders who look after the runners at RunSmart. It seems sensible to start with Damian as he has overall responsibility for RunSmart. Firstly Damian, just tell us a little about yourself? I am by profession a Chartered SurveyorContinue reading “Meet The Leaders – Damian Clapham”

The RunSmart Blog

The RunSmart Blog!!! New Website, New Blog, how exciting!! How do you launch a new Blog and Website? I guess you start at the beginning!! Having trained for the London Marathon on my own, I could see how much running with others made running more enjoyable and, in some ways, easier.  Living in Leyland myContinue reading “The RunSmart Blog”