Team New Balance Manchester

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 →

Blog #33: 2017 according to Ben Connor!

January Not a good start! Ran Edinburgh XC with a serious case of Man-Flu. Big mistake. Won the Northern Cross Country in a mud bath. Proud moment in the Derby AC vest. February A win and a PB at the... Continue Reading →

Blog #32: From Sweden to Stockport. My thoughts on life in England so far!

Growing up in Sweden I had a pretty clear picture of what I associated with UK as a country. In fact, during our English lessons we were taught not only the language, but also a little bit about the culture... Continue Reading →

Blog #31: New Balance Running Summit 2017

Now into its third year, the Team New Balance Running Summit 2017 ventured across the border to North Wales and the beautiful location of Snowdonia National Park. The summit is a perfect chance for New Balance athletes from all over... Continue Reading →

Blog # 30: Welcome to the Team Anna Silvander!

We are all super excited to welcome Anna Silvander to the Team! Anna is an 800m runner from Sweden with a 2:02.53 personal best, and is a 3 x National champion and 2 x National Indoor champion. We asked Anna some... Continue Reading →

Blog # 29: The ‘art and science’ of Marathon Fueling

For this weeks blog, we thought we would talk a little about marathon fueling. There is a danger when running the marathon of "hitting the wall" which is probably a term you're all familiar with. In technical terms, it refers... Continue Reading →

Blog 28: Jonny Mellor and his platelets…or lack of!

Every athlete has their own individual story, with different struggles and triumphs along the way. More often than not these struggles are running related injuries and illnesses, but not always! Jonny, like the majority of runners, has had his fair... Continue Reading →

Blog #27: Recovery

As athletes we are always reminded that recovery is just as important as the training itself. In order to adapt to the hard sessions that we do day-in and day-out, we must allow our bodies to recover. It is an... Continue Reading →

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