Vivi Stories: Nicola Meighan

Vivi Stories: Nicola Meighan

‘Vivi Stories’ is a series of inspiring tales, thoughts, tips and tricks from real people. From running marathons to cycling 500 miles across Europe, find out what drives people to get fit and what experiences have been the best. Here, we ask our very own Nicola...
My marathon training journey – part 1

My marathon training journey – part 1

I’ll start this by saying I am not a natural runner. I never have been. My knees hurt when I run and I get lower back pain. Cycling has always been my preference, and before signing up for my first marathon, the furthest I’d ever run in one go was 7.5k...
Take your first steps into running

Take your first steps into running

Getting started with running can feel pretty daunting. I’ve been there. But the benefits of getting started far outweigh the negatives of not. For me, taking my first steps into running began with signing up for a duathlon (combining running with cycling). ...
Summer running plan needed? Look no further.

Summer running plan needed? Look no further.

The Summer often leads to an increase in runners on the road as holiday fitness goals come into play. We know how hard it is to achieve your goals, but by following these quick and easy running plans (depending on your fitness level) you will soon reap the rewards....