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To Relieve Runner's Knee, Strengthen Your Hips

By Scott Douglas on in Health
Hip exercise found to be the best way to get rid of the dreaded runner's knee.

Over the last few years, a growing amount of research has linked weak hips and runner's knee. For example, one study published last year found that women who developed runner's knee had greater hip instability in their gait. Another study published last year found that, after a hard run, people with runner's ...  Continue reading ... 

Study shows supplementation may help iron deficient runners

By Alison Wade on in News
Many runners are low on iron stores despite not being anemic.

Endurance athletes who have low iron stores, but not low enough to be diagnosed with anemia, can benefit significantly from iron supplementation, according to a research review published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. A meta-analysis of 17 studies revealed that iron treatments improve both the iron status and aerobic ... 

Beat the winter blues with a race

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Safeguard against the January blues by entering a great New Year race today.

January can be a bleak month. Once the Christmas hangover has worn off and you've failed to stick to your New Year diet, what else is there to do with those long winter nights? Enter a great race today and you'll soon be distracted from the bleak winter. Rough 'n' Tumble ... 

The Salomon Citytrail™ Richmond Half Marathon and 10K comes to Richmond

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Richmond’s popular local running event, The Salomon CityTrail™ Richmond Half Marathon, returns to Old Deer Park on Sunday 22 March 2015.

If you didn't get a London place but you're still keen to run in the capital, now in its third year, The Salomon CityTrail™ Richmond Half Marathon provides the perfect race day alternative. Runners will get to explore the scenic borough of Richmond, starting in Old Deer Park, passing Ham House, ... 

War veteran turns London running routes into giant Remembrance Day poppy

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
Former Royal Marine Ben McBean has created a giant red poppy on the London map...

Ben Mcbean, a Former Royal Marine from Taunton's 40 Commando, ran the outline of a giant poppy to raise money for the Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal and then called on the public to complete it. The 27-year-old used a running app to log the initial route and other runners were ... 

How Music and Video Can Aid Hard Treadmill Workouts

By Scott Douglas on in Health
Even at faster than tempo effort, distractions make workouts more enjoyable.

Turning some of your attention to music and video can make even the hardest treadmill workout more enjoyable, suggests research published in the Journal of Sport & Exercise Physiology. It's not news that music, video and other distractions can make stationary exercise more bearable. But most research, and most real-world anecdotal evidence, has to ...  ... 

How often should you run?

By Susan Paul on in News
A weekly plan can help you to stick to your new fitness goal.

New runners often ask how frequently should I run? Certainly, you can run seven days a week, as some runners do; however, should you run seven days a week is the real question! The short answer is no. As a new runner, you would be wise to vary your exercise ... 

Weekend of running: 8th & 9th November

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Your weekend of running in pictures.

"Took part in the Remembrance 11km at Fineshade Woods today." - Rebecca Fowler Continue reading

Rita Jeptoo requests further tests following doping allegation

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Result will determine World Marathon Majors winner future.

Kenyan marathon runner Rita Jeptoo has met with the country's athletics governing body to contest a positive drugs test and undergo further testing. Long distance runner Rita Jeptoo tested positive for a banned substance last week, according to the World Marathon Majors. Having won The Boston Marathon three times and The ... 

Race report: Muckle Toon Pumpkin Run

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
Rhalou enters a spooky Halloween night race in the Scottish Borders.

A sucker for adventure, while visiting family in Scotland recently, when my friend Lindsay asked if I’d like to take part in the inaugural Muckle Toon Pumpkin Run, I jumped at the chance. Held in Langholm, a small town in the beautiful Scottish Borders, the 10K off-road Halloween night race ... 

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