Southern Running Guide News

2 Jul

Having Eyes For You

Hazel McFarlane (right) and her guide Anne Noble on Troon beachFor the sighted runner, the idea of running – much less racing – with a significant or total loss of vision is hard to grasp. We count on our eyesight to get us across the street safely, focus on the finish line and draw inspiration from the world around us. But for Hazel McFarlane, ultrarunner and president of Troon Tortoises, losing her sight completely was actually a bit of a relief.

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11 Jun

Upward Dog

Yoga pose

I was sceptical at first. If I am honest, I also felt a little foolish (writes regular contributor Chris Broadbent). But I am now a fully-fledged yoga convert. I began experimenting with the exercise around six months ago and it is now a key part of my training week.

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4 Jun

Lemon Fresh

Andrew LemoncelloTHE BACK STORY
Andrew Lemoncello has been one of Britain’s most versatile distance runners of the last decade representing his country for cross-country, mountain running, road running and track, including in the 3000m steeplechase at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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