8th June 2020


With some tracks, circles and runways beginning to open up and down the country, some level of normality is returning to the lives of our athletes in the UK and further afield. Once again, we’ve picked out some of the best ways athletes are training under the circumstances without some exercises and routines that may be helpful to you!


  1. Before the rain came down last week, Sophie Hitchon was once again able to enjoy working out in the garden with a stability and strength session, challenging you, if you have the capacity, to try yourself.

2. T20 World Para Athletics Under-20 long jump gold medallist Karim Chan has been back at work in his own home gym and is continuing to make progress, despite not being able to hit the runway.

3. A monumental task undertaken by Eilish McColgan this weekend as she and others from her coaching group laid down 10.5km in the ‘Marathon Challenge’ as she got back on the track!

4. Melissa Courtney-Bryant has been able to enjoy another session round Thornton reservoir as she keeps racking up the mileage.

5. As the Blue Peter ‘Train Your Way To Tokyo’ challenge continues, T46 World Para Athletics marathon silver medallist Derek Rae has been racking up the miles in his home town of Fife, whilst continuing

6. Another athlete who has been lucky enough to return to a track is 2011 400m hurdles champion Dai Greene and there’s nothing compares to getting back on track!

7. Tempo at altitude for Josh Kerr over in the United States and his post below tells you everything as he battled through to completion!

8. With Global Running Day being celebrated last week, one of those to celebrate with a flashback to the dusty roads of Flagstaff was Callum Hawkins