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Michael Briggs


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Top of the Pods

2015. That’s when I first started it and to be honest, I had doubts whether people would listen nor have an interest, then it just, well, stopped. Making a podcast sounded...

6 days ago

Michael Briggs posted a blog

The Vlog Is Dead

I’ve waited long enough. I think it’s about time I posted on here with a proper blog, not a shitty video post or a two sentenced update, a proper, full-length blog. If...

2 months ago

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Under Armour Charged Bandit 3 Review

Running shoes. You kinda need them if you’re going to take up running. Comfort, cushioning, fit and, sometimes, style play a factor, especially if you’re in the need...

6 months ago

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Just a quick catch up…

HELLO! Long time, no speak right? Yeah, I know. I’ll be honest, I’ve not really focused on blogging at the minute, purely because I enjoy making videos and I lost a...

7 months ago

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Unilite Neon Sport-H1 Review

I do love to get out and run in the dark, I really do. So I was very fortunate to review a head torch from one of, if not the, biggest companies that offer this kind of product in...

7 months ago

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The Meniscus Injury

I haven’t run for over three weeks and there is a reason. In my latest video, I talk about what’s happened and when I hope to be back PLUS if you stay until the end, I...

7 months ago

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…is this thing on?

I know, I know – I’ve not blogged for a while! My blogging game has been poor recently, I’ve simply not been inspired or even when I’ve thought about...

1 year ago

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Running Blind – My Greatest Challenge

On Saturday morning, I awoke with a tinge of nerves, excitement and emotion. I’ve been building towards this moment and, although it would only be 5K, it would be my...

1 year ago

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Great North City Games 2017

You may have seen them on the television at the IAAF World Champions in London, so how about seeing them up, close and personal…for free. The Great North Run weekend is a...

1 year ago

Michael Briggs posted a blog

Sir Mo – The Inspiration

Last week’s IAAF World Championships in London came to a spectacular close, as we all said our goodbyes to two superstars that have revolutionised track and field. Usain...

1 year ago

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London 2017: Ones To Watch

Oh man, I can’t wait! The IAAF World Championships are here and London will be the host city, welcoming the world’s best athletes, as we’ll see them run fast,...

1 year ago

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Five races down, one to go…

That’s it. It’s done. All I can do now is wait. Sunday marked the final race in my training calendar before the Great North Run, I’ve never felt so ready for...

1 year ago

Michael Briggs posted a blog

My Great North Run 2017

It’s been and gone. One of the most iconic races on my running calendar has, again, been ticked off my list as I have completed my THIRD Simplyhealth Great North...

1 year ago

Michael Briggs posted a blog

5 Reasons Why You Need Trail Running In Your Life

Winter’s coming. The dark nights are here. You’re putting on the lights at 7pm, there’s more of a nip in the air, and for many of you, this is where running is...

1 year ago

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Three Fitness Annoyances

Three things. Three annoying things. I get it, fitness is a stress relief, a lifestyle or something to do when work is not involved. But I’ve been around the block, for...

1 year ago

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Reviewing My Blaydon Race

It’s almost been a week since the magical Blaydon Races arrived and I’m still buzzing from my performance.  Running so close to sub-40 has been the barrier I...

1 year ago

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Running Challenge: Running Home For Christmas

I love a challenge, me, absolutely love them. Whether it’s training for an event or trying something new with sessions to provide a test, nothing leaves me content than...

2 years ago

Michael Briggs posted a blog

The One With The Running Awards

For what feels like a lifetime ago since nominations went live, tonight the window closed to cast your vote for the prestigious Running Awards 2017. Firstly, to those that voted,...

2 years ago

Michael Briggs posted a blog

My First Trail Run

Ever since I started running, I’ve always wondered about trying trail running. At first, I thought that it was a waste of time, “why would I want to run in a forest...

2 years ago

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When I Met Paula & Aly

Almost two weeks ago, almost, my iPhone pinged with a message notification. When I looked at who it was from, I had to do a double take – it was from 2016 Olympian, Aly...

2 years ago

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