Author Archives: James Clay

40 Before 40: #1 parkrun in 40 different locations

One of my 40 before 40 challenges, listed HERE As of 27th Saturday I’m pleased to report I have enjoyed the hospitality of 40 different parkrun venues with 40 different parkrun volunteer teams, and I learned a few things along … Continue reading

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Running Around Denmark

Over the last 18 months my heart has been well and truly stolen by Denmark. I’ve been lucky enough to visit Copenhagen three times now, and on this trip I stuck around for a while to see more of the … Continue reading

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Race Report: Trail de Queribus

It’s been a while since I’ve done a race review…that’s because it’s been a while since I’ve done a race! It’s safe to say running and I weren’t on the best of terms for a while, I know why, but … Continue reading

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Resolutions, Dreams & Goals: The Difference

“Training is having a goal, being intentional in your actions, your effort has purpose and your energy has focus” – James Clay, to every athlete he has ever and will ever coach. Firstly, fuck resolutions.   There, I said it. … Continue reading

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What Does A Running Coach Do?

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” –¬†Benjamin Franklin, 1789. I’d like to add something to that list please Ben, if you don’t mind. The other cast iron definite, an unwavering truth, a … Continue reading

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