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Maintain your training throughout winter

By Susan Paul on in News
Don't be dismayed by the dismal weather, winter is the perfect time for base building.

Bad weather, short days, and cold temperatures can pose some training challenges but there are also many benefits to be gained from training through the winter. Winter is the perfect time for establishing a solid running base or for expanding an existing one. Whether a beginner or a veteran runner, ... 

The rise of non-impact running

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Gear
Can fitness equipment really prevent injury and aid recovery?

As most runners will attest, injury is our greatest foe and we’ll do almost anything to avoid it. The industry has reacted accordingly, and non-impact running equipment designed to help with injury and eliminate further damage is on the rise, but is it still classifiable as running? In the July issue ... 

Weekend of running: 13th & 14th

By on in Events
Your weekend of running in pictures, Christmas special...

"A shot of me and my partner Tiger Tim Butler (raising money for 21st Century Tiger) and his daughter Mel and my santa dogs KC and Moss at Lincoln Santa Run." - Tracie  Continue reading

Video - Jo Pavey wins European Athletics gold in 10,000m

By on in News
Re-live the moment that Jo Pavey won gold at the European Athletics Championships in the 10,000m.

Check out Jo's top training tips from her column in the magazine.  Continue reading

Runner's World UK take on the beer mile

By on in Events
We wrote about it in the Jan '15 issue, so we thought we better try it. Here is the RW beer mile...

The January 2015 issue of Runner's World (out now in shops, go get a copy) features an article on the beer mile, a race that amateurs and Olympians alike have been taking part in. The challenge is to drink four beers and run four laps of a track. There are many ... 

Jo Pavey third in Sports Personality of the Year

By on in News
The super mum takes third spot behind Rory Mcevoy and winner Lewis Hamilton

An amazing night for running as Jo Pavey was nominated and took third place at the BBC Sports Personality Of The Year.  Coming in behind golfer Rory Mcevoy and F1 driver Lewis Hamilton, Jo was presented with her award voted for by the general public at the event in Glasgow.  2014 was ... 

Gear review: Helly Hansen Active Flow 1/2 Zip Graphic

By Adrian Monti on in Gear
Something to add to your Christmas wish list...

I’ve probably had Christmas jumpers less colourful than this. But when those festive sweaters are back in the drawer, this little addition to my winter running collection will keep on giving. The Active Flow ½ Zip Graphic base layer is made by Helly Hansen, the Norwegian company which has been teaching ... 

7 ways to run safely this winter

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Health
How to ensure you stay safe while out running after dark.

With just a few weeks to go until Christmas, winter is officially here. Although wintertime running has its perks including sparkly lights and invigorating temperatures, with the fading light comes a new set of concerns for runners. As dusk arrives at 4pm it effectively halves our key running times, leaving ... 

10 reasons to vote for Jo Pavey to be the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
If you didn't already realise just how great distance runner Jo Pavey is, here are 10 reasons to vote for her this Sunday.

1. After winning the 10,000 m gold medal at the 2014 European Championships in Zürich, Pavey is the oldest European female champion in history. 2. She won gold at the 10,000m European Championships just 10 days after winning a Commonwealth Games 5,000m bronze and ten months after giving birth to her second ... 

Man v Marathon Des Sables: The Marathon Des Sables Kit List

By Kieran Alger on in Events
Everything you need (and need to leave out) to succeed in the Sahara.

You know you’re facing a real endurance challenge when putting together your race kit is as daunting as the training schedule. That’s how I feel about the Marathon Des Sables right now.  With ten compulsory items required to even step over the start line plus all the things you might want ... 

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