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Run Group and the APPG join forces to get more workers running in 2015

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A new initiative to help businesses help their employees take up running has launched.

A new campaign to encourage business leaders to promote running in the workplace is set to launch next year. Big hitters in the world of running came together yesterday at the Houses of Parliament to work on this initiative. The event saw the new All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Running ... 

Be a London Winter Run volunteer for Cancer Research UK

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
Thousands of runners are braving the February cold for charity and volunteers are urgently needed to help out on the day.

Ever fancied giving back to the running community and volunteering at an event? 15,000 runners are expected to take part in the London Winter Run on Sunday 1 February, 2015 and your support is needed. 400 pairs of helping hands are urgently required to support runners conquering the cold – among them reigning ... 

Crank up your training runs in 3 easy steps

By Alex Hutchinson on in News
Training hard the right way can produce speedy results.

When researchers at France's National Institute of Sport asked a group of triathletes to ramp up their training by 40 per cent and maintain that volume for three weeks, the results were predictable—at first. By the end of week one, the athletes showed signs of overtraining, like excessive fatigue and ... 

Seb Coe manifesto for IAAF promises to transform athletics

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
Lord Sebastian Coe reveals plans to engage a younger audience in his manifesto for the election for the IAAF presidency.

Following the announcement last week of his candidacy to run for presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) next year, Lord Sebastian Coe today unveiled his vision for the future of athletics in his presidential campaign manifesto. Entitled Growing Athletics in a New Age, the manifesto outlines his proposal ... 

How exercise affects your immune function

By Alex Hutchinson on in Health
How long, rather than how hard, may determine immune response to exercise.

Exercise helps strengthen your immune system, but too much exercise weakens it. So what determines the sweet spot? That's the question asked by a neat new study from Neil Walsh and his colleagues at Bangor University, just published inMedicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, which I explore in my Globe ...  ... 

Why running keeps your brain healthy as you age

By Alison Wade on in Health
More than 15.3 miles per week can lower risk of Alzheimer's disease mortality by 40 percent.

New research indicates that people who run more than 15.3 miles per week earlier in life have a 40 percent lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease mortality. The study, which appeared in a prepublication from the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, also found that eating at least three pieces of fruit per day and ... 

1001 Running Tips

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Our latest bookazine is about to hit the shelves.

With tips on everything from raceday strategy, strength training and smart nutrition to starting out running and injury treatment, this book is packed full of experts and knowledge. Our latest bookazine will be available in WH Smith next week so get your hands on a copy for a must-read running bible ... 

5 Biggest Challenges Running the Marathon Des Sables

By Kieran Alger on in Events
The biggest barriers to success in the Sahara

Finding the right kit The first thing you realise when you start reading into the Marathon Des Sables is just how much kit you need. First there’s a list of around ten compulsory items, including a sleeping bag, a lighter and a venom pump. Without these the organisers won’t let you ... 

Running keeps you younger in terms of energy efficiency

By Alison Wade on in News
Walking economy is a key predictor of morbidity in older adults.

In case you were looking for another reason to continue–or take up–running in your golden years, new research published in PLoS ONE found that seniors who run several times a week expend the same amount of energy, or have the same “economy” when walking as a typical person in their ... 

First Brit Paul Giblin wins bronze in World 100K

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
Ultra runner Paul Giblin came 10th at the IAU 100K World Championships.

Following his record-breaking achievement at the West Highland Way Race earlier this year, ultra runner Paul Giblin proved his running mettle once again, coming 10th at the IAU 100K World Championships. The first time the championships were held in the Middle East, the 27th edition of the 100K race took place ... 

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