Learning From 2020

They say that ‘failing to prepare is preparing to fail’ but if the last year has taught us anything, it’s that no plan should be set in stone and we should pride ourselves on our adaptability. We had all hoped 2021 would be a little more straight forward and in certain ways it has been … Continue reading Learning From 2020

Lockdown Fun For Schools

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

Find your Team

6.6.19 Most youngsters take their first step into running through a PE teacher or a local athletics club and I was no different. I joined the Dundee Hawkhill Harriers as an under 13 athlete and have never looked back. Not in my wildest dreams did I believe that almost sixteen years later, athletics would now … Continue reading Find your Team

2019 Plans

1.1.19: The start of the year always marks a turning point in my training. As the bells chime to announce 2019, my mindset becomes narrower, focussing on my aims for the 365 days ahead. Over the winter months, my training is a little monotonous; bigger volume; shorter recovery; more repetition. But as the new year … Continue reading 2019 Plans

Keep Showing Up!

24.07.19 “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 … Continue reading Keep Showing Up!