As the end of the school term for most is now only days away, we asked Eilish McColgan, middle-distance Olympian originally from Dundee, to record videos of some of her favourite running drills and exercises as motivation for children as we move into the early phases of the exit from lockdown. Eilish compared her disappointment … Continue reading Lockdown Fun For Schools
“The experience brings the knowledge. The persistence brings success.” After ten years in this sport, you’d think I would know it inside and out. But every year throws out a different curve ball. Some of which I am prepared to handle but sometimes the scenario isn't as straight forward and as frustrating as this can … Continue reading Keep Showing Up!
It was great to start 2018 the way I had finished 2017 - with a new PB! Competing over the 10k in Doha, I came away with the win, clocking a new PB of 31.50 minutes. This was a fair bit quicker than my time last year over the same course and I ended up … Continue reading Starting 2018 in style!
The winter grind is well and truly underway. After enjoying some time off, I threw myself back into the deep end with some races! Although it was a shock to the system, I love to race. It forces me into a competitive mindset and helps me to switch off from holiday mode. First up was … Continue reading Road Racing Season!
It's been a whirlwind month. After a huge 3000m personal best in Monaco, I was gearing up for the World Championships in the best shape of my life. Finding the balance between training hard and tapering off for racing is something I've always struggled to do in previous years. But this year, we seem to … Continue reading 2017 you’ve been a blast!