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84-Year-Old Holocaust survivor credits running with saving her life

By Amby Burfoot on in News
The first woman to ever win the Boston Marathon masters division was in a concentration camp with Anne Frank.

Sylvia Weiner has rarely missed a day of running in the last 50 years. She’s up early, and soon out the door to meet several friends for a five- to seven-mile jaunt. “We go slow and talk about everything but politics,” she says. “I never take a morning off unless ... 

The stats of London Marathon

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Strava stats reveal how runners are taking on 26.2 miles

Strava, the global online community for athletes, has revealed a unique insight into what it takes to complete the London Marathon. Strava collected a data segment of 1,990 Strava members who uploaded their 2014 London Marathon GPS activity The hardest mile Contrary to popular belief, marathon runners actually hit the ...  Continue ... 

PROMO: New Balance - Get more from your run

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New Balance has partnered with GoodGym to challenge you to #UseYourRun

Ever feel like you need a dose of motivation to get up and out of the door? This year New Balance is challenging you to #UseYourRun with partnerships such as with GoodGym, a group of runners who combine exercise with doing something positive for the community. ‘Do good, get fit’ is ... 

On this day: Paula Radcliffe sets marathon record

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13 April 2015 at 16:07
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On this day in 2003 Paula Radcliffe sets a new marathon record

Re-live the amazing moment that Paula Radcliffe set a new marathon record, 12 years ago today.  Will her record ever be beaten? Continue reading

Kenneth Mungara Sets Masters World Marathon Record of 2:08:44

By Peter Gambaccini on in News
Kenyan breaks old record by 2 seconds with win in Milan.

Kenneth Mungara, 41, set a new masters world marathon record of 2:08:44 on Sunday as he won the Milan Marathon. The Kenyan's time is two seconds faster than the previous record, set in 2003 in Berlin by Andres Espinosa of Mexico, the IAAF reports. Mungara, a late bloomer, now has ten career marathon ...  Continue ... 

How to perfect your taper

By Amby Burfoot on in News
Translating the numbers of new research to your training.

Data published in the European Journal of Sport Science last year provides a unique peek into the training paces of world-class runners. And the same general trends should apply to many less-elite runners. The Loughborough University team obtained training and taper data from 37 British athletes who were training for the ... 

Hoka Highland Fling blog 13: The ultra kit list

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
In the thirteenth week of her training our Online News Ed Rhalou sorts her kit out.

To mark the mighty week 13 of my training for the Hoka Highland Fling, my plan stipulated 80 minutes easy, 80 minutes long pace, some strength and conditioning work and then two back-to-back long runs. I am delighted to say I managed to squeeze out two 15 milers on consecutive days ...  ... 

Strength training without a gym

By Michele Moses on in Training
Get strong outside the box.

Strength training is all too easy for runners to neglect in the summer, when they'd prefer to exercise outside as much as possible. But who says squats can only be done in the gym? This routine from Chicago Area Runners Association coach Melissa Stone requires no equipment, which means it ... 

Pro Tips for Happy Feet at the Marathon Des Sables

By Kieran Alger on in Events

It was that small man with big ideas, Napoleon Bonaparte, who said “an army marches on its stomach.” Far be it from me to argue with a man who conquered half the world but that’s total merde. An army marches on its feet. And so do endurance runners. Speaking of armies, as far ... 

Come and join us at the running celebration of the year

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The Running Awards and the RW PB awards join forces

Runner’s World have joined forces with The 2015 Running Awards in association with everydayhero to produce the running celebration of the year. Mike Bushell returns to present an evening of partying and award the best in running, as voted for by you! Join us at indigo at The O2 in London ... 

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