Team New Balance Manchester

Blog #8: English Cross Country Relays and Leeds Abbey Dash 10km

Two Team NBMCR athletes were in action last weekend, with Andy Heyes starting off his cross country season at the English Cross Country Relays in Mansfield, and Jonny Mellor continuing his autumn road racing at Leeds Abbey Dash 10km. Berry... Continue Reading →

Blog #7: Altitude training with Team NB MCR

Altitude training is seen as a major tool by most endurance sports and teams, and we at Team NB MCR are no different. In order to compete with the best athletes in the world, we believe using altitude is a... Continue Reading →

Blog #6: Q&A with Team Coach Steve Vernon

This week sees the second of our Q&As with the team, though taking a slightly different tact. Today we interrogate team coach and mentor Mr. Steve Vernon. As an athlete Steve was a multiple GB representative over cross-country and mountain... Continue Reading →

Blog #5: Physiological Testing

Last week, Charlie, Lauren, Steve and I (Eli Kirk) made our way down to the EIS (English Institute of Sport) physiology lab at Loughborough University for some testing on the treadmill. Physiological testing is something we do once or twice... Continue Reading →

Blog #4: De 4 Mijl Van Groningen October 9th 2016

Jonny Mellor 4th 18.03 Ross Millington 8th 18.10 Andy Heyes 12th 18.27 Charlie Hulson 15th 18.32   Lauren Howarth 4th 20.37 Eli Kirk 5th 20.43   Team New Balance┬áManchester turned out a close to full squad this past weekend at... Continue Reading →

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Blog #3: Welcome to the Team Andy Heyes

Andy is the newest recruit to Team New Balance Manchester and has fitted in nicely to training with the guys on the countryside around Stockport over the last few weeks. He was born in Sheffield and is a graduate of... Continue Reading →

Blog #2: Staggering by the Stags – Winter hills with the Team.

With track season over and the longer nights drawing in it can only mean one thing, the start of winter training. For us distance runners this involves a mix of long tempo runs, hills, and miles upon miles across the... Continue Reading →

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