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OUT NOW: The NEW Complete Guide to Running

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This essential book from Runner's World's is now available to buy.

The sport of running is constantly changing, be it the shoes we wear, the goals we set or the training methods we follow. But there is one constant: for decades, Runner’s World has been recognised worldwide as the most reliable source of running knowledge. The New Complete Guide To Running is the book ... 

2015: A year in running

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
What we've learned about running in 2015.

2015 has been a busy year in the world of running. Russia has been banned from the next Olympics amid an international doping scandal, our shoes have veered dramatically between zero and super cushioned, we’ve juggled ice baths, hot tubs and uncomfortable compression wear in our bid to recover faster ... 

Cardiff Half race entry giveaway to Welsh community

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500 free race places for the 2016 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff are being distributed free of charge to budding local participants.

500 complimentary race entries will be distributed to Welsh communities and enthusiastic new runners as part of the IAAF’s Athletics for a Better World social responsibility programme. The great race entry give away is part of an initiative to encourage new runners to embrace health and fitness. Supported by the three ... 

Winter running gear guide: Accessories

By Kerry McCarthy on in Gear
Light up your winter runs with these essential cold weather accessories.

Excellent value for money: a silicon palm for grip; high-vis, stowable mitt for bad weather; and a handy pocket for small items. £29.99, Madison Continue reading

Rules of running: Returning from injury or pregnancy

By Lisa Marshall on in Training
Whether you've overcome an injury or are getting back in the game after birth, these tips will give you guidance.

A healthy return to the sport after being sidelined requires patience, caution and smart training. Recover properly Cross-training keeps your heart and lungs fit as your body recovers. Start with activities that call for different motions to running (e.g. cycling) and progress to those that mimic running, but without the impact (such ... 

Winter running gear guide: Men's base layers & long-sleeved tops

By Kerry McCarthy on in Gear
Insulate before you perspirate with long sleeves and insulated base layers this winter.

The merino wool used to make this will keep you warm without making you overheat, and it’s naturally antibacterial, too. £55, Jack Wolfskin Continue reading

Winter running gear guide: Women's base layers & long-sleeved tops

By Kerry McCarthy on in Gear
Don't let the cold hold you back with these cosy technical running tops.

Reassuringly thick but ergonomically cut, meaning you can wear it as a single layer or part of a combo. It’s also extremely stretchy. £40, Jack Wolfskin Continue reading

Diamond Relays to return to Olympic Park in 2016

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The 5x5K relay event is back after a successful launch this year.

Competitive colleagues need to get this date in their diaries: 19th July 2016 will see the Diamond Relays return to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Stadium. The chip-timed 5x5K relay sees male, female and mixed teams race the iconic route around the home of the 2012 Olympics, starting and finishing ... 

Rules of running: Runners at their peak

By Lisa Marshall on in Training
If you're a regular runner and everything's going well, maximise your performance with these expert tips.

Once you can run comfortably without stopping for 45 minutes two or three times per week, you’re ready to shift your focus to performance. Runners tend to peak between the ages of 26 and 35, but if you took up running later you may still be hitting PBs in your ... 

Winter running gear guide: Women's tights

By Kerry McCarthy on in Gear
Keep your legs cosy on winter runs with our pick of the top women's running tights.

Reversible tights (plain design on the other side) with a 3.5” waistband for comfort. Elasticated ruching around the ankle. £65, Brooks Continue reading

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