Category Archives: General Blog

Old Tram Mile 2022 – Race 3 (September) & Series Review

OTM 2022 Race 3 (17th Sept.) Review Perfect sunny, dry and cool (around 15c) conditions were provided for the runners of the final race of the series. Some of the front-runners waited with anticipation to see if certain speedsters (Billy, Katey etc.) would enter on the day once again. Whilst we had three join us […]

Linking Leyland 10km Fun Run & Walk – Review

What was the fun run/walk for and where did it take place? As part of the ‘Linking Leyland’ charity fun day, raising vital funds for Leyland Trucks Helping Hand beneficiary charities (as listed below). The headline sponsor was the Rotary Club of Leyland, with TRB leading the organisation of the 10k fun run & walk. […]

Old Tram Mile 2022 Series – Race 2 (August) Review

OTM 2022 Race 2 (August) Review Following the first race in July (read the review for that race here), we went again with the second (of three) race on Sat 20th August. For race 1 we had 22 people register and 20 of them turn-up (two DNSs), for race 2 this had increased to 30 […]

Old Tram Mile 2022 Series – Race 1 (July) Review

OTM 2022 Race 1 (July) Review On Sat 16th July, TheRunBible hosted it’s first actual in-person event in the North West of England (after plenty of virtual and solo versions, during the dreaded recent pandemic times of 2020 & 2021). The first of the three-part 1-mile Old Tram Mile 2022 race series went really well! […]

REVIEW: Notch – The Mark of Achievement

Who doesn’t love a bit of bling at the end of a running event? That satisfaction you get being handed your medal (sometimes whilst almost being sick…), confirmation you’ve achieved the completion of a tough run. Most of them then get chucked in a cupboard, box, drawer, hung up somewhere – to be admired now […]

We asked you to Clydestride – and you certainly did!

Olivia finishes her 4 miles

Well, Virtual Clydestride 4.0 Miles took me by surprise! Initially we set up for 75 places… ended up with 226, including top class athletes Jenny Bannerman (Scotland) and Gemma Steele (England and Team GB) We had runners – and some walkers from all over the UK and beyond. “Pacific Stride” was a thing with runners […]

Six Parks Relay

An idea that seemed to come “in a couple of heartbeats”. It wasn’t really difficult. The route was there. It’s a GSRR favourite, and many folk know it. The idea? A relay using the traditional South Side Six route – a six parks relay. To add extra interest, and as guidelines allowed, each leg to […]

Running Safely

running race listings and entries

Running Safely Running is one of the most important and popular ways of keeping fit – both physically and mentally. It is important to train sensibly not only in terms of setting achievable aims and goals, but also to keep safe. You will never get that PB if you get hit by a moving car […]

Virtual Events and the SA £2 levy

The SA £2 levy Most of us will enter a race – certainly all the runners I know do. And we are all used to seeing the prices displayed in a format such as £13/£15. Non-Scottish Athletics runners are expected to pay a £2 levy. This is collected on their behalf by the event organiser […]

REVIEW – Harrier RunFree Soft Flask

As a long distance runner I am always on the hunt for options for hydration during a run. On many occasion I read comments and question on social media as other runners seek similar answers: “What’s the best hydration pack?”; “What do people drink when they are running?”; ”How much water should I run with?”; […]