Team New Balance Manchester



Professional Middle/Long Distance running team based in South Manchester.

Blog #42: Q&A with our followers

It's been an really exciting last week for the team with Ciara finishing 10th in the 1500m (PB 4:00.15) at the World Championship in Doha and Jonny running a PB 2:12:29 in the Berlin marathon. While this has been happening... Continue Reading →

Blog #41: Get to know Adam Craig

Age:  24 Home Town: Lauder, Scotland Nationality: Scottish Club: Inverclyde AC Events: 5000m/10000m What shoe do you currently wear for: – Mileage: NB 880 – Tempo: NB 1400 – Spike: NB LD5000 How did you become a runner? I became... Continue Reading →

Blog #40: Welcome to the team Jip Vastenburg

One of the latest editions to Team NB MCR is Jip Vastenburg from Holland. Jip has had a very successful junior and senior career so far on the Track, Road and Cross Country and we are so happy and excited... Continue Reading →

Blog #39: Our Favourite Training Session’s

For Global Running Day we thought we would share some of the team's favourite training sessions... Andy Heyes Moneghetti Fartlek - 2x90secs, 4x60secs, 4x30secs, 4x15secs off an equal 'float' recovery 'A session that seems to fit into any part of... Continue Reading →

Blog # 38: The Doped Coach

I’m a relatively young coach at 37yrs but have now been actively coaching for over 10 years and I’ve seen how the coaching landscape has changed more recently. My learning and development has come through athlete observation, books, workshops, conferences... Continue Reading →

Blog #37: Female health – Periods, PBs and extra pounds.

  A very topical issue in the media at the moment is female athlete health and the damage we can inflict on our delicate bodies through our obsessive love of sport. Unfortunately, like many others I have fought this long... Continue Reading →

Blog #36: OTE ‘Goodness in = Greatness out’

Entering 2018 we have the pleasure to announce that we've teamed up with Leeds based sports nutrition company OTE. OTE have their heritage in pro cycling and their products are used by professional cycling teams such as Lotto Jumbo and... Continue Reading →

Blog #35: Andy Heyes appointed to UKAD athlete committee; some views on doping and more….

Starting in January 2018, Team New Balance Manchester’s Andrew Heyes was appointed to become a member of the UKAD athlete committee chaired by Sarah Winckless MBE. The committee aims to engage with athletes across all sports and athletes to provide... Continue Reading →

Blog #34: Welcome to the team Ciara Mageean

It's been about a month now since Ciara made the big move from Ireland, across the Irish Sea to become the newest Team New Balance Manchester member. If you'd like to know a little more about Ciara then read on!... Continue Reading →

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