Category: News

The 5K course is go!

The very first Up & Running course started this morning. We’ve got a wonderfully global group, with runners joining us from Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Italy, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. This week is the Warm-Up Week, with no actual running yet. It’s all about… [Read More]

Message for our 5K Up & Runners

Just a quick message for our 5K Up & Runners – we’ve sent you an email with details on how to access the Course forums. If you have any questions about this, please let us know: hello at Cheers!

Just a few spots left on the 5K course

Don’t forget that Monday 14 March is the last day that you can sign up for the 5K course at the special earlybird rate of £35. The course is very close to being full so if you’re feeling fired up to getting running this spring, come along and join us! UPDATE: Just to clarify, the… [Read More]

Run for Christchurch this weekend

I’ve dusted off my trainers in readiness for this weekend’s Run For Christchurch Virtual 5K. This event was dreamed up by five Kiwi bloggers in aid of the New Zealand Red Cross Christchurch Earthquake fund. Oodles of people around the world will all be running/walking/whatevering five kilometres to help the people of Christchurch in the… [Read More]

£35 offer extended to 14 March

Where the heck did February go!? Please tell me that I am not the only one who forgot that it lasts just 28 days?* Since the month ended quicker than this calendar-challenged lass had thought, we’ve extended the special Earlybird rate of £35 for the 5K Beginners Course to Monday 14 March (normal price £49)…. [Read More]

Your 5K Course questions answered

We’ve had some further questions about the 21 March 5K Beginners Course and thought we’d share the answers on the blog. If your question isn’t covered here or on the FAQ page, please drop us a line at or get in touch on Facebook – we’re here to help! Am I too unfit and/or… [Read More]

We have lift-off!

Hooray, the big day is finally here! Today Up & Running is officially up and running. Registration is now open for our first course, the 5K Beginners Course. The 5K Beginners Course starts on Monday 21 March. We’ve created a fantastic 8-week training programme for you, with helpful videos and blog posts, inspiring stories from… [Read More]

Welcome to the blog

Happy new year from myself and Julia! We’re busy putting the finishing touches on our website and our 5K course. This blog is the place to go for Up & Running news as well as general running chat and poignant missives on life and the universe. Maybe some poetry or saucy jokes. Who knows how… [Read More]