About Runningforthehills20

Running for the Hills was founded and is run by two keen, experienced trail runners who also happen to be UK Athletics Coaches. Like most of you, we have a great passion for trail running and, having bored our family and friends with tales of the trail, we thought we'd put our experience and knowledge to good use by creating this blog. We hope that you find something valuable within our pages. If you do, please share, if not let us know how we can help.

Training for Trail Running When Trails Are Limited

We are very fortunate where we live in that we are never more than a mile away from our nearest trail. Until recently, we lived on the edge of the Mendips and could trot to [...]

Outdoor Running vs Treadmill Running – Which is Better?

Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise, and there are many ways to do it. Two of the most common options are outdoor running and treadmill running. On top of that you [...]

Difference Between Trail and Road Running Shoes

What is the difference between trail running shoes and road running shoes? We take a look at the key differences in our latest article.  In this article, we examine the following:  The benefits of trail [...]

Where is the Best Place to Buy Trail Running Shoes?

It’s like I just typed that search into Google - I am sure that many have. It’s a common search ‘best place to buy trail running shoes’. What you will get in return is a [...]

How to Get Back to Running After Having a Baby

After the birth of my third child, there was nothing I wanted more than to get my trail shoes on and start hitting my favourite trails again. Not only was this the perfect opportunity to [...]

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