Dundee DRAM win for Rachel

By improvemyrunning | July 17, 2017

Rachel Newstead as been training with us here at Improve my Running. Its all coming together, and she scooped up a win at the Dundee DRAM marathon this weekend. It was hot and windy conditions, so not an easy day out, but a great result for her.

Highland Fling Race 2017

By improvemyrunning | June 27, 2017

Aisling from Improve my Running successfully completed the Highland Fling 53 mile ultra marathon in April. Having had to pull out of the race last year, we were really happy to see her running this year. The Highland Fling takes in beautiful scenery along the West Highland Way from Milngavie to Tyndrum. Well done Ailsing!

Lakeland Trails Marathon June 3rd 2017

By improvemyrunning | June 20, 2017

Our own coach Elaine competed in the Lakeland Trails marathon this year, which circumnavigated Lake Coniston, and included 2000ft of climbing. It was a hot day, and tough running. Well done to Elaine on her brilliant 4th place finish.

Edinburgh Marathon 2017

By improvemyrunning | June 20, 2017

We are really excited about Richard Meade’s achievement at the Edinburgh marathon. Richard had been struggling with injuries before coming to see us, and had been training towards the marathon. He came in 5th place with a time of 2.38. Well done Richard!!

Cataran 55 mile ultra May 16th 2015

By Matt Holland | May 18, 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.

Montane spine race

By Matt Holland | January 21, 2015

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.

Montane spine race

By Matt Holland | January 6, 2015

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!!!!!!!

2015 Team IMR

By Matt Holland | December 19, 2014

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 !!!!!

Dynamic Movement

By Matt Holland | November 19, 2014

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…

Free running workshop

By Matt Holland | September 17, 2014

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…