Training Centre

Welcome to the RunBrighton Training Centre. Here you will find advice, tips and support that are essential to your training and development, brought to you by GB coach Nick Anderson, to help you on your way to meeting your running goal.

With over 25 years running experience, Nick is a graduate in Science & management of health & fitness, a UKA level 4 endurance coach, a qualified nutritionist and sports therapy practitioner and enjoys coaching all levels of runner. Nick is currently an England Athletics flying coach and was formerly UK head coach for 5k, 10k and cross country. Alongside his own coaching initiative Running With Us, he is also the coaching editor at Men’s Running magazine; you may have read his articles in publications such as Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Harpers Bizarre, Zest and of course Runners World where he was head coach. Nick is a personal coach to a number of successful runners, including Paul Martelletti, 2013, 2014 & 2015 winner of Brighton Half Marathon.



Please read helpful Training Plans and articles written by Nick below, to help you on your way to meeting your running goal.


Golden Rules

I speak to new runners every day and know that leaving that front door and stepping out into the public domain for the first time to go for a run can seem a daunting prospect. Follow this 12 point, fool proof guide to prevent making those age-old mistakes and help to keep it simple and … Continue reading Golden Rules

10 Miles By Christmas

So your marathon entry is confirmed and next Spring once felt like it was a distant date in the diary. But now Christmas is only weeks away and before you know it there will be less than 16 weeks to the race starting. As a coach to many marathon runners over the years, I can … Continue reading 10 Miles By Christmas

How should it feel?!

Have you ever left the front door not sure about what pace to to run? You may have chosen to run one of your favourite routes through the park, over the fields or past certain landmarks and views but how hard should you run and what should the effort feel like? I coach beginners, improvers … Continue reading How should it feel?!