Iten, more famously known as ‘Iten: The Home of Champions’ is a town in Kenya that overlooks the vast Rift Valley. Sitting at an elevation of 2400m (7900 ft) training up there is not for the faint hearted, literally. SOAR Race Team athlete, Matt Bergin on training, physio and the lessons learnt on a recent trip to Kenya.
Runner of the first ever sub-4 mile in SOAR kit, SOAR Race Team member Ian Crowe-Wright endured a difficult 2021 season, suffering from Plantar fasciitis. He spoke to us about his journey back to fitness and offers a wider insight into how to deal with injuries.