World Championships – Men’s 1500m

Jake Wightman claimed Britain’s first middle distance gold at a World Championships since Steve Cram in 1983. It’s been a long road for him with a gradual development in times which highlight why we shouldn’t get impatient to see times drop quickly.

World Championships – Race Walking

The World Athletics Championships have started a year later than planned. I will be dipping in and out of the coverage over their duration and seeing what snippets trigger my thinking. Today – race walking!

Dealing with the heat

Weather forecasters are warning about a coming heatwave. I relate some of my run experiences in hot weather and what you can do about it.


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About Me

Hi, I’m Hugh – coach at Big Red Running. I’ve been running seriously since I turned 40 but first raced in the 1990s. Before that I spent my teenage years getting lost orienteering in forests and moorland in the depths of winter!