Team New Balance Manchester

Blog #21: A Coaches perspective…

Team New Balance Manchester is now just over 2 years old and established as one of only a few professional endurance running teams in Europe supported by a performance running brand. As the lead coach I have been predominantly influenced... Continue Reading →

Blog #20: Bullet Proof!

There are huge benefits to strength training for distance runners and it is an integral part of our weekly training programme here at Team New Balance Manchester. I have stolen a great line from International High Jump Coach Fuzz Ahmed,... Continue Reading →

Blog 19: PB’s at Schoorl 10km and a Silver Medal for Andy!

Last Sunday Ross and Jonny travelled to Schoorl, a Dutch village in North Holland for some fast racing, tough competition and hopefully a revision of their 10km PBs. After taking victory last year in 29:30 on the 10.2km course (it... Continue Reading →

Blog #18: Q&A with Lauren Howarth

Fresh off her win at the Alsager 5 mile road race at the weekend, Lauren (also known as Laury, Howy, Laulau) was the next in line for a bit of interrogation by the Team NBMCR Q & A! Not only... Continue Reading →

Blog #17: Drink up!

This weeks blog will focus on hydration, mainly because it is often a neglected element of training amongst athletes, but it can have a huge effect on both performance and recovery. Hydration may not be the first thing that springs... Continue Reading →

Blog #16: More miles in Spain

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, which definitely applies to our recent training camp in Águilas, Spain. Whilst we're all a pretty hardy bunch and will get on with our training regardless of the weather,... Continue Reading →

#Blog 15: A bit of sunshine and a PB!

Whilst Manchester and many other parts of Britain have been hit with blizzards this week, Team NB Manchester have headed out of the UK to Aguilas, Spain for a 10 day training camp in the Winter sun. Aguilas is a... Continue Reading →

Blog #14 – A different way to see in the New Year!

Last Thursday the team travelled to Bolzano in northern Italy to run the famous BOClassic Silversterlauf. The race is steeped in history and is run around a tight, cobbled 1250m circuit in the centre of the medieval town overlooked by... Continue Reading →

Blog #13: A look back on 2016

With 2016 coming to an end, and this being the last blog of the year, we though it was an appropriate time to look back on 2016 to highlight and celebrate some of the teams successes! This year has been... Continue Reading →

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