Digital Marketing Manager at NoblePro from Norwich
Age group: Open
Club: City Of Norwich Athletics Club
Coach: Paul Evans
My biggest achievements
My personal records
Record Half marathon
My blog posts
For Shorter Races Use Interval Trainingby Marcus Sladden / Oct. 14, 2020
Interval training is a session which is broken up into shorter intervals with rest periods in between. It’s a broad term because any distance qualifies, But today we’re going to focus on shorter distances. Although interval training works both aerobic and anaerobic systems, you have to cater for the distance you are training for.
Mental Preparation for Race Dayby Marcus Sladden / Oct. 14, 2020
Race day will find most runners wracked with nerves. You’ve done the miles - prepared your body in every way you can. But when you’re standing at the start line, your most valuable asset is your mental state. Your ability to conquer overwhelm, claim any nerves and push those pain barriers when they arise will make all the difference between getting a PB or dropping out before the finish line.
The Right Shoe is Key for Trainingby Marcus Sladden / Oct. 13, 2020
Every runner is different. We all have a unique gait made up of so many factors. Our cadence, the way our foot lands as it hits the pavement, and the way we carry our weight are a few of many things that determine our individual running style.
How to Cool Down for Runningby Marcus Sladden / Apr. 13, 2020
The cool down for running is to tell your body that you have stopped exercising. Allowing your heart rate to slow down and your muscles to return back to normal. It also provides a good mental transition from running harder to the end of your session.
How to Practice Mindful Running and Why is it Important?by Marcus Sladden / Jan. 28, 2020
Mindful running is the art of keeping your mind in the present whilst on the run. A thing that is very easy to do when you are running. Especially if you are running solo. You’re not dwelling on the past or worrying about the future, but rather focusing on what you’re doing, whether it’s cooking dinner, working on a project, running on cross country paths, or writing an email.
Why Training Slower Can Make You Race Fasterby Marcus Sladden / Jan. 21, 2020
We're going to answer the question of why training slower can make you race faster. A lot of runners think that if they run fast they are going to be fast, whilst this is right in so many ways there is such a thing as going too fast, too often which leads to injury, burnout and fatigue.
GOOD RUNNING HABITS TO BUILD INTO YOUR TRAININGby Marcus Sladden / Oct. 30, 2019
On average it takes around two months to form a habit or 66 days to be exact. Good running habits are so important to us runners, especially when it comes to injury prevention and looking after our bodies so that is just too long to wait. Here is a break down five good habits to add to your training now which will make you a better all-round runner.
HOW TO SET GOALSby Marcus Sladden / Oct. 30, 2019
Knowing how to set running goals can be a daunting task. Having a running goal, however big or small, can help you to keep focused and motivated as a runner. Your running goals should remain personal to you and relevant to your own training targets.
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Recent and upcoming events
|24.03.2019||South of England 12 Stage Relays||5k||Open||00:16:36|
|14.04.2019||Bungay Half Marathon||Half Marathon||Open||01:19:09|
|17.07.2019||Summer Series 10K||10K||Open||36:25|
|21.07.2019||ASICS London 10K||Pacing 40 min 10K||Open||39:45|
|21.07.2019||Asics London 10K||10K Pacing||Open||00:39:46|
|07.08.2019||Chase the Sun 5K||5K||Open||00:16:35|
|30.05.2021||Haughley Park Trail 10K||Trail 10K||Open||39:36|