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Weekend of running: 12th & 13th April

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Here are your picture highlights of one of a year'c calendar highlights, London Marathon

"This is me after a 3.52 at London yesterday in my first crack at this distance. Im exhausted, hurting in places I didnt even know I had places but just elated.  Think my face shows that." - Lee Pinnell  Continue reading

Greater Manchester Marathon race report

By Polly Farrington on in Events

If you ask around Twitter for a fast spring road marathon it will only be a matter of minutes before you get someone extolling the virtues of Manchester. Another unsuccessful year in the London ballot meant I was more than ready to see what our northern friends had to offer. Closed ... 

Marathon playlist

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What better way to get extra motivation for the big 26.2 than with a playlist all about running.

The Amazon MP3 store have released the list of their tops selling running tracks in the lead-up to London Marathon. With this in mind, here are our favourite running tracks: Born To Run, Bruce Springsteen Young Hearts Run Free, Candi Staton Band On The Run, Paul McCartney Keep On Running, The Spencer Davis Group Run ... 

Sneaky runner tackles both half and whole marathon at same event

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Reynolds Wilson took advantage of staggered start times to run both races at Shamrock Marathon.

Among other things, the Shamrock Marathon and Half Marathon in Virginia Beach is known for its swag, including special beach towel runners get at the finish line. But Reynolds Wilson had some convincing to do when he asked for two. Wilson took advantage of the races' odd starting times, the half ... 

London Marathon 2014 Guinness World Records attempts

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
From a telephone box to a blushing bride, the fancy-dress runners will be out in full force this Sunday, attempting to break a few records along the way.

The Huddersfield Marathon Band, consisting of students and friends of the University of Huddersfield, was first created when they took part in the 2011 Virgin London Marathon. The band successfully set a world record for fastest marathon by a marching band, but this record has since been broken. This Sunday ... 

Bekele wins Paris Marathon

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Ethiopia's track and cross country legend Bekele makes a dramatic marathon debut

In his much anticipated marathon debut, Kenenisa Bekele broke away from his last challenger with seven miles to go at the Paris Marathon on Sunday. He finished in 2:05:03, breaking Stanley Biwott’s course record by nine seconds. The prospect of breaking Wilson Kipsang’s world record of 2:03:23 vanished after a 1:02:09 ... 

A weekend of racing in pictures: 5th & 6th April

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Here are the highlights of your weekend's running in pictures

"We all loved the Brighton Marathon yesterday. A fantastic race, started by the legendary Paula Radcliffe and with 17 of the 20 (19 in photo) achieving PBs, clearly we were all inspired. I’m the runner in the middle #1415 and really chuffed with my 3.31.29, 4 minutes quicker than last ... 

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 ... 

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