Training Tips

On this page we will collate training advice and tips designed specifically for #teamsja runners.

November 29, 2017

Many #teamsja runners will now be starting the early stages of their running journey for the spring and we want you to stay as consistent as possible even with the darker nights rolling in and cold days beginning to bite. Staying healthy and motivated is key so here are a few top tips to help you along the way;

Layer up. Layers are the way to go in winter. Several thin layers of running specific, wicking fabrics will allow you...

November 29, 2017

Here are our 10 top tips for #teamsja runners to kick off training and see some quick gains!

1) Find your bubble - Surround yourself with positive people and look to training with friends sharing the same goal or even join a local running club. Having a group to motivate and support each other will help keep you out running when the weather gets tough! Don’t worry if you don’t have any one to train with  - keep an eye on our so...

November 29, 2017

10 Miles by Christmas

So you’ve got your entry to the 2018 Virgin London Marathon with St. John Ambulance….but what now?!

Over the years we have been coaching most common thing we’ve seen with runners tackling their first marathon is a big initial enthusiasm and flood of training, followed by a lull before Christmas….with a bit of panic setting in during February. Your marathon journey in reality starts well before Christmas and...

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