Training for trail running is the focus of a lot of advice in the running world, be it online, in books or in magazines. Here are Mud and miles top picks, along with some of our own posts too.


Kinetic Revolution- a treasure-trove of videos and advice on training and keeping your body in good shape for running. Highly recommended!

Mud and miles posts:

5 Ways to improve your hill sessions (contributed to for

Aqua running

Children and running - how to get them started(written for

Coached sessions - what's in it for you?

Guided running: why?

Hills and why we should learn to love them

Hot weather running

How to keep running in the school holidays

How to survive injury time

Is it OK to walk?

Night running

One-to-one coaching and you

Post-marathon recovery

The Three Rs: rest, recovery and running

Training without trails

Warming up - and why we don't

When your get up and go...

Where to run

Your first marathon and what to do before you start training



Trail running - UK bi-monthly magazine, paper and electronic versions, full of training advice and more from top coaches and runners

Women's running - UK monthly magazine and website, aimed at female runners of all abilities. Contains a specific trail running section.