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Mum-of-five plans to set world record by running London Marathon in stilettos

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News

As if running 26.2 miles wasn't tough enough already, Natalie Eckert from Stoke-on-Trent has announced ambitious plans to set a new Guinness World Record by tackling the London Marathon 2015 in stilettos. With a large family to take care of, the 37-year-old mum of five is no stranger to endurance, but ... 

Boston winner and MP Wesley Korir hopes to criminalise doping in Kenya

By Alison Wade on in News
Kenyan parliament member says he plans to introduce a bill that would penalise athletes, agents and doctors.

Kenyan parliament member and 2012 Boston Marathon champion Wesley Korir announced via Twitter today that he will be introducing a bill in parliament to criminalise doping in Kenya. His announcement comes in the aftermath of the revelation that one of the country’s best marathoners, Rita Jeptoo, has tested positive ...  ... 

Weekend of running: 15th & 16th November

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Your weekend of running in pictures.

"Yas Island, Abu Dhabi Saturday" - Susana Correia   Continue reading

How Much Does Practice Matter?

By Alex Hutchinson on in Health
A new analysis measures the contribution of "10,000 hours."

Is greatness born or made? That's been a simmering public debate for the last decade, thanks to books about the "10,000-hour rule" and counterpoints like David Epstein's The Sports Gene. A big new meta-analysis was published over the summer in Psychological Science, from researchers at Princeton, Michigan State, and Rice, that offers ...  ... 

Win one of two TomTom Runner Cardio GPS watches

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Win this brilliant prize courtesy of The Running & Endurance Sport Show.

The Running & Endurance Sports Show has teamed up with GPS brand TomTom to give away two Award Winning RUNNER CARDIO GPS WATCHES with built-in Heart Rate Monitor so you get more out of every run. For your chance to win, book a FREE show ticket at www.runningshow.co.uk and you will automatically be entered into the ...  ... 

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 ... 

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