With the return of events, Parkrun, and a renewed sense of normality again in recent weeks – well, the new normal – it might be time to start thinking about, if you haven’t already, shifting gears and making some tweaks to your running training regime.
Since the Coronavirus Pandemic started and up until the loosening and end of most restrictive measures, running, for most people, has generally (and importantly) been a vital means to optimal physical and mental wellbeing.
Treading miles though without being able to plan and establish event-orientated training objectives – which, for a lot of us, are the tangible rewards that not only boost motivation levels but are the measuring stick for progress – has been tricky.
Alive and kicking
As unpredictable as the future might be, the good news is that the race scene is alive again and it’s time we all got that spark back consistently, feeding off the positive vibes the running community always delivers.
Whatever your goal and even if you don’t have a set one besides running for pleasure – it can be a good thing to mix things up, with now being as good a time as ever.
Take note of our top tips – designed to help you transition into the swing of small and large running meets again, among other things – as we appreciate that it is easier said than done to simply flick that imaginary switch.
We all rightly run for different reasons, but all share a mutual love for running. Never let anything get in the way of that!!