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Celebrate the anniversary of the first women's sub 5 min/mile

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
Record your mile PB in memory of Leather’s achievement before the end of May for a chance to win great prizes.

Track and field enthusiasts are eagerly celebrating the 60th anniversary of Roger’s Bannister’s sub-four minute mile in May, and rightly so. But in all the commotion surrounding breaking the fabled four-minute mile barrier, another notable athlete has been somewhat overlooked. Where Bannister’s achievement is one of the most celebrated in athletics ... 

Diary of an injured runner #2

By Annie Rice on in Health
And so the injury journey continues.

Another MRI scan has revealed that I’m still very much in the injured stage of my rehab. I arrived at my doctor’s office last week with the mindset that anything that didn’t involve me skipping out of their clinic, tossing my crutches to one side, would be quite devastating. But ... 

Tyson Gay's former coach Jon Drummond sues sprinter over doping allegations

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
Drummond claims he is being falsely accused of supplying Tyson Gay with anabolic steroids.

Jon Drummond, the former coach of disgraced American sprinter Tyson Gay, is suing the athlete as well as the United States Anti-Doping Agency, alleging that he has been falsely accused of supplying Gay with performance-enhancing drugs. Earlier this month Gay was given a one-year ban after testing positive for a prohibited ... 

6 easy steps to avoid stomach issues

By Amby Burfoot on in News
New paper outlines six strategies that can prevent nausea and pit stops for runners.

Bill Rodgers once quipped, “More marathons are won or lost in the porta-loos than at the dinner table.” We are not surprised. Rare is the distance runner who hasn’t had some stomach or bowel distress during a race. And even though marathons aren’t often televised, there have been several famous ... 

Race report: Bupa London 10,000 2014

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Rhalou takes on the seventh annual Bupa 10K

Having heard great things about the race, I was delighted when adidas asked me to run the Bupa London 10K last weekend. The seventh edition of the central London event, it’s now a staple on the race calendar and has seen numerous celebrities tackle the six-mile route, including the mighty ... 

Weekend of running: 24th-26th May

By on in Events
Your weekend of running in pictures

"This was my weekend, running in the Rock 'n' Roll 1/2 Marathon in Liverpool. Great organisation, fantastic route for culture and scenery, brilliant atmosphere and music, topped off with a free beer at the finish! Highly recommended." - Helen Continue reading

Alberto Salazar's advocates laser therapy to limit injury in his runners

By Amby Burfoot on in News
Nike Oregon Project coach believes laser treatment helps keep his runners healthy.

To help his runners reach their full potential, Alberto Salazar leaves few stones unturned. The coach of runners such as Olympic medalists Mo Farah and Galen Rupp uses altitude tents, anti-gravity treadmills, underwater treadmills, post-race workouts, strength coaches, sports psychologists, cooling devices, max speed training and more to keep his ... 

ASICS announce Outrun the Sun trail race

By Ben Hobson on in Events
The world’s best trail athletes attempt to circumnavigate Mont Blanc in one day

On June 21st, the longest day of the year, ASICS will be hosting a race for two teams of trail runners who will attempt to race against nature and ‘Outrun The Sun’. The athletes will have exactly 15 hours, 41 minutes and 35 seconds to circumnavigate Mont Blanc, the highest ... 

Rise of the running machines

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
Sprinting robot reaches speeds of up to 20mph using six rotating legs

Looking for a new pacer but none of your friends match up? Move over Mo Farah, a new sprinter is in town and this one can reach up to speeds of 20mph without even breaking a sweat. Created by scientists at Robotics Unlimited, a spinoff of the Institute for Human and ... 

Bekele and Dibaba claim victory at Great Manchester Run

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
Ethiopians dominate over 10K distance during Sunday's race.

Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele beat Kenya's Wilson Kipsang to victory during his British 10k road debut at the Great Manchester Run on Sunday. The 5,000m and 10,000m world record holder finished five seconds ahead of marathon world record holder Kipsang in 28 minutes and 23 seconds. Three-time Olympic champion Bekele was neck and ... 

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