This video, aimed at runners of all abilities, focuses on setting yourself realistic targets in preparation for the longer run. Liz is highly respected as one of Great Britain's finest female road, track and cross-country athletes. Scott Overall is a long distance runner, making his successful marathon debut in Berlin in 2011. The Olympic marathon on the 12th August 2012 will be his biggest race to date as one of the GB Olympic team. The experts share their running experiences and advice.
In her Christmas speech broadcast later on today, t he Queen will praise the 'inspirational' Team GB athletes in her Christmas Day address, as well as the achievements of 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things'
Meal plans for runners... If you’re taking on a challenge this year, be it a 5k or a marathon, getting your training diet spot on will help you go that extra mile. Sports nutritionist James Collins works with elite athletes from Team GB and the Arsenal football team to hone their diets for sporting excellence. Here he shares an example training plan, which you can tweak and build on to help you reach your goals!