Category Archives: Inspirational

Virgin Money London Marathon 2018

The Virgin Money London Marathon 2018 This week ballot results for the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon are announced with acceptance magazines officially starting to drop to lucky applicants this week. Here at Sportlink we’re here for you all the way on your journey to VLM2108. Ready with trusted advice, shoes, clothing, your running essentials…
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What has happened to our domestic running scene since the 1980s?

Autumn has always been a favourite time for me when it comes to running. However, it was also one of those times when I used to think about getting in one more good quality marathon. What with Mark’s Nottingham marathon last weekend, one which I know he is so pleased to have got under his…
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SIMPLYHEALTH GREAT NORTH RUN

Gook luck to all of our friends taking part in the Simply Health Great North Run this Sunday. Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne, the 13.1 mile course is lined with supporters all the way from the iconic Tyne Bridge, right out towards the coast in South Shields. You can watch all of the action live on…
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MEET OUR NEW TEAM MEMBER – TOMMIE

We welcome our latest team member Tommie. Here's a little about him in his own words... I have always had a great involvement in running and fitness, whether I am performing, or studying the background science. I have a lot of running experience having been a member of the Bungay Black Dog running club for…
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The run-walk debate has certainly got people going this week

Featured in the EDP 21st July 2017 One former Norfolk superstar Steve Flint who ran for Thetford AC back in his day and broke the four-minute mile barrier whilst still only a junior athlete, said surely each person should make sure they have got themselves into the best shape possible before taking part in a…
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Inspirational Friends of Sportlink

Dave Reading was a big smoker who turned to endurance sport after worrying about his health. He'll be lining up for the Bournemouth Marathon when this issue is on the shelves.
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Tips to Tackle Christmas Training and Eating!

Season’s greetings ! For me personally, Christmas has always been a good time to get a hard block of training in; I’m on holiday, I can do more running off-road in the light and I have more time for rest and recovery. That said, I don’t have any small children of my own to jump…
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New Year Inspirations and Inspirational People!

As I was walking to work very recently it suddenly dawned on me that it was 5 years to the day that I first visited Sportlink Running & Fitness and bought my first proper pair of running shoes. It made me reflect how different my life is now compared to back then. I first ventured…
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