Posts by Matt Holland

Cataran 55 mile ultra May 16th 2015

Congratulations to IMR runners Ross Grieve and Neil Rutherford who both put in strong performances at the Cataran ultra this weekend. Great preparation and confidence for upcoming priority races. Ross taking 14 th place, well done Team, supported by fellow team mate Elaine Omand.

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Montane spine race

Congratulations to IMR runner Neil Rutherford on his epic finish at the uk’s toughest race. In horrific conditions and with bad luck, getting stuck for 9 hours on top of one of the highest points, he still managed a top 20 finish. Absolutely amazing strength and willpower, well done.

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Montane spine race

best wishes as IMR runner Neil Rutherford lines up for the toughest race in the UK, the Montane Spine Race. 270 odd miles of Pennine way in January!!  Have a great adventure, stay safe and give it your all. With you in spirit( but not quite mad enough to do it!!!!!!!

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2015 Team IMR

Athletes representing Improve My Running in 2015 and spreading our message are; Elaine Omand Neil Rutherford Ross Grieve They will be racing distances from marathon ,trail marathon, ultra and really ultra!!! Starting with the Montane Spine Race in January for Neil. Good luck Neil Wrap up well !!!!!

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Dynamic Movement

We are now incorporating the dynamic movement system developed by Mike Antoniades at the Running School in London to great effect. This  helps train the nervous system to help in correct movement patterns so crucial for maximum performance and injury prevention. It helps us to identify inbalances and repattern the correct movement. Already  used by…

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Free running workshop

IMR will be doing a free workshop on winter/off season training. Topics will include off season strength training, plyometrics,co-contraction exercises as well as the importance of good planning, visualisation and mental strength. All additional things that could help you smash your PBs in 2015! Tuesday 28th October 2014 at Run And Become Edinburgh. Book through…

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IMR athlete results

Congratulations to our own Ross Grieve who in his first 24 hour race and first time over a 100 miles ran strong through terrible conditions for 5th place with 111.6 miles.  More proof that strength training ,plyometrics and mental focus  get results and that it’s not just about big mileage weeks!

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