Keep on Running

Welcome to #WellbeingWednesday… The countdown is now on for the Mull of Kintyre half marathon on Sunday 26 May. There’s not much more training I can do now, it’s just a question of staying fit, healthy & uninjured!

Today’s #WellbeingWednesday #5aday is 5 top tips for anyone training for a run, be it 10k, half or more…

  1. Follow a good training schedule. Read this previous blog for a snapshot weekly running programme to get you started. Running
  2. Get the right trainers – you should be replacing them every 400 miles. Read this previous blog for top running shoe tips. Screen shot 2013-04-30 at 19.37.15
  3. Run to a good audio book! Read this previous blog for recommendations of thrillers to keep you gripped on those long runs.The Fear Index
  4. Find earphones that don’t slip when you get hot & sweaty! Yurbuds twist in & are guaranteed not to fall out. Screen shot 2013-05-14 at 22.17.05
  5. Stock up on Bodyglide Anti-Chafe Balm to prevent chaffing from head to toe. It’s long-lasting & easy to apply! Screen shot 2013-05-14 at 22.16.44

5 useful tips which have helped me through my training & now I hope they can help you with yours!

Keep on running!

G x

By Sarah Mayo


  1. Bon chance Ginger. I know you will rock it. Strong legs, strong mind, positive attitude and when the going gets tough, remember that your darkest hour is always right before dawn. X

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