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Michael Briggs


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Running Challenge: Running Home For Christmas

I love a challenge, me, absolutely love them. Whether it’s training for an event or trying something new with sessions to provide a test, nothing leaves me content than...

7 months ago

Michael Briggs posted a blog

The One With The Running Awards

For what feels like a lifetime ago since nominations went live, tonight the window closed to cast your vote for the prestigious Running Awards 2017. Firstly, to those that voted,...

7 months ago

Michael Briggs posted a blog

My First Trail Run

Ever since I started running, I’ve always wondered about trying trail running. At first, I thought that it was a waste of time, “why would I want to run in a forest...

8 months ago

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When I Met Paula & Aly

Almost two weeks ago, almost, my iPhone pinged with a message notification. When I looked at who it was from, I had to do a double take – it was from 2016 Olympian, Aly...

8 months ago

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Building A Runner: Week 8 & 9

I’m slacking in this, aren’t I? Yes, yes, I know, I’ve doubled weeks into one blog post and there is a very good reason for this – time, I’ve simply...

8 months ago

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Building A Runner: Week 6 & 7

Okay, I’ll hold my hands up, I slacked for week six but I have a perfectly good reason and you may have seen it on social media – I was sick. Yep, the dreaded Winter...

8 months ago

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REVIEW: Halo II Headband

Back in June, received a wonderful little package from a company that’s changing the way we use running accessories, particularly, headgear – that company is Halo...

9 months ago

Michael Briggs posted a blog

How I Started Running

Before all this, the blog, the channel, my love for running, I was a sprinter. A sprinter who loathed long distance running, would look away whenever it was on the TV or would...

9 months ago

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Building A Runner: Week Five

What started off so positively, ended in an almost disaster with training. A change in gym routine and a tiny increase of mileage told me that I’m getting close to full...

9 months ago

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5 Things I Love About Winter Running

The dark nights are HERE! Yes, it’s that time of the year when the hi-viz clothing and long tights are dusted down in time to cure the fix of the colder runs. For me, winter...

9 months ago

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Building A Runner: Week Four

The final week of the first four week block of training was wrapped up and it was a great way to see out the first stage of Building A Runner. In the gym, firstly, I haven’t...

9 months ago

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Building A Runner: Week Three

Week three has started to show some significant improvements within the gym mostly than the running side of training. On the roads, I ran my first 5k since the GN5K last month and...

9 months ago

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Building A Runner: Week Two

So, this week has seen a slight improvement in the gym in terms of weights and lack of DOMS! There was also an inclusion of running for the first time, which was only 20 minutes...

10 months ago

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Building A Runner: Week One

So, you may have read from my previous blog – here – that I’ve recently been suffering with a constant injury – a tight/pulled hamstring – preventing...

10 months ago

Michael Briggs posted a blog

Building A Runner

So, you may have read from my previous blog – here – that I’ve recently been suffering with a constant injury – a tight/pulled hamstring – preventing...

10 months ago

Michael Briggs posted a blog

Injury Frustration

It happens to everyone at some point. No matter what sport you participate in, injuries and niggles are expected from amateur right through to professional levels – and...

11 months ago

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How The Olympics Inspired Me

The Olympics have been and gone, leaving us with some fantastic memories, that will go down in sporting history, hopefully, acting as the catalyst to inspire the next generation...

11 months ago

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Fuelling The Fire

Today, the Darlington 10K has been and gone. Many runners ran a weather-challenging course, some for fitness goals, others for racing and fine tuning their season. I was, if you...

11 months ago

Michael Briggs posted a blog

Finding My Running Mojo

Every runner goes through a period where they just can’t get out for a run or when they do, it’s more of a chore than an enjoyable hobby. For six months, this is...

12 months ago

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The Blaydon Races: Training Vlog

So, it’s been a while since I lost posted a vlog – actually, it’s been nearly three months or so!  I figured that, with The Blaydon Races coming up,...

1 year ago

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