Earlier this February SOAR hosted an enlightening event to celebrate female-centred training. The majority of training advice has historically centred on men, but finally, there’s a groundswell of research taking place, to enable women to harness their unique physiology and gain the tools to maximise their training.
Welcome all runners (of all abilities)! We’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with SOAR and FitrWoman for the second Strong Women Run Club on Wednesday 8 February. We’d love you to join us as we celebrate and discuss all that running has to offer for women of all ages, speeds and backgrounds.
There are images of Nordic winters—you know the ones, the snow-blanketed, Christmas card-like scenes that tourist boards would be proud of. But what very few tell you is that before the snow, ice and subzero temperatures arrive, there is a sustained period of early winter when this region makes the UK look bright, dry and cheery
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.
Kinder Scout is a storied place, barren in landscape but certainly not in legend. This moorland plateau and national nature reserve in the Peak District rises 636 metres above sea level and casts its eye over the Southern Pennines, but don't be fooled by size alone.