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Cover shoot pictures - photos of Mo Farah

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Some great pictures from our cover shoot with Mo Farah

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Sheffield Half Marathon cancelled

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Sheffield half marathon was cancelled yesterday with participants on the start line due to lack of water.

Yesterday, Sunday 6th April Sheffield Half Marathon was cancelled with participants on the start line. Organisers cancelled the race due to lack of water for runners. Margaret Lilley, chair of the race organisers, said: "We had a problem with the supply of water. "The company we had asked to supply bowsers for ... 

Health: Perfect protein for runners

By Pamela Nisevich Bede, M.S., R.D. on in Health
Not sure how much protein you need or the best way to get it? Check out our runner's guide to this powerful, essential nutrient.

Protein is an essential nutrient providing four calories per gram that is responsible for a host of activities in the body. It is a component of every cell, and approximately 17 per cent of body weight (in the form of lean tissue) comes from protein. Protein is crucial to the ... 

#pumaraverun highlights: 4 April

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We're giving away a pair of PUMA Faas every week in April...

Congratulations to @harrietdaw, who’s the latest to win a pair of PUMA Faas in our City Rave Run competition. See Harriet’s pic of her friend running along the Southbank in London in the pic above. Want to win a pair too? We’re giving away a pair of PUMA Faas every week ... 

Sole elite American runner Ryan Vail gears up for London

By Peter Gambaccini on in News
Vail was the top American at last November's NYC Marathon

Ryan Vail, the top American at the New York City Marathon last year with a 2:13:23 (good for 13th), is the sole "elite" American man running the London Marathon on April 13. In 2012, Vail set his personal best of 2:11:45 at the Fukuoka Marathon just four weeks after he was supposed ... 

Race day dos and don’ts

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Training
Here's our guide what to do (and what not to do) on marathon day to ensure your race goes smoothly.

The will to prepare On the morning of your race, you don’t want to waste a single moment worrying about what to wear or how to get there. Plan your race day strategy to a T in advance and you’ll be considerably more relaxed in the run up to race day. ... 

How to avoid the top four tapering mistakes

By Jenny Hadfield on in Training
Coach Jenny tells you how to combat taper fear and master the art of winding down for race day

I’m training for my fifth marathon and looking to improve my performance. I need help on my tapering phase. I typically go into the race with a one-week taper, and it caught up with me in my last marathon. I ran a personal worst and had a hard time finishing. ... 

Healthy running during pregnancy

By Pamela Nisevich Bede, M.S., R.D. on in Health
Everything you need to know about fueling in the third trimester.

1276 miles. That’s how many miles I traversed, sometimes foolishly, sometimes in an unsightly, slow, and painful manner, during pregnancy number one. But as they say, every pregnancy is different, and this time around I’ll be lucky to hit 800 miles. I was doing well for the first two trimesters, logging ... 

World record breaker Steve Edwards runs seven sub 3:30 marathons in seven days

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
After running no less than 500 marathons, Steve Edwards has reached his goal of running seven consecutive sub 3:30 marathons.

"I'm bruised, battered and tired but very happy to not only win the event but also bring home a world record," says Steve Edwards, after completing seven marathons in seven days in an average time of 3:22:13, all of which were sub 3:30. The fastest 26.2-miler for the consistent runner was 3:18:37 ... 

26 fascinating London Marathon 2014 facts

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
The facts and figures surrounding the almighty Virgin Money London Marathon 2014

The London Marathon is the Guinness World Record's largest annual fundraising event in the world. Since its launch runners have raised more than £500m for charity. The highest amount raised by a single runner was £2,330,159.38 by Steve Chalke in 2011. 2011 was the most successful year to date, with funds reaching a cool ... 

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