‘There’ one moment; ‘Gone’ the next !

If you’ve been around the distance running scene for a while, you’ll probably have noted this phenomenon. It is often seen in longer races, or long slow runs, where a reasonably talented athlete is ‘there’ one moment, and ‘gone’ the next. This phenomenon particularly...

How to Recover Between Race Seasons

I recently talked  with an English man who has a teenage daughter on a College track scholarship in the USA. His daughter returned home to the UK for 8 weeks for her winter break. As is common in the US College system, his daughter had started racing every weekend,...