Scott Overall's blog

Follow Scott Overall's blog to get a unique insight into the high levels of dedication and training that go towards preparing for major distance running event, and hear firsthand about his experiences leading up to major games such as the Olympics. Scott Overall burst onto the marathon running scene after finishing 5th in the 2011 BMW Berlin Marathon in a ti... READ MORE

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  • Training buddies Latest

    Hi guys. As you start to think about your next race you'll need to address the training that you do beforehand to make sure you're in the best possible shape. Y...


  • 5 long run mistakes

    I am now halfway through my altitude camp here in Colorado Springs, and the last little bit of snow looks set to melt and the forecast is looking good for the...

  • Top 5 stretches for runners.....

    So this week the guys at realbuzz.com have asked me for the top 5 stretches a runner can do. I almost chocked on my tea when I heard this as anyone who knows...

  • 5 worst food and drink mistakes before a race....

    Hi guys, I have just got back from Barcelona having raced a 10km out there, my first race since tearing my calf at the Berlin Marathon in September. My fitness...

  • Which is best? Speed training or hill training?

    I am often asked about my training and the type of sessions that I do week to week in preparation for the marathon. This week I’ll attempt to give my...

  • How to make the most of winter training.....

    Well it is finally here, the time of the year every runner hates, Halloween. Yeah, right! Obviously I am talking about winter, although having kids throwing...


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