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Kara Goucher's journey to 2016 Olympic Trials marathon

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Video - Kara Goucher talks about her journey to Olympic trials and Rio 2016

Two-time Olympian Kara Goucher tells her story in her words. From her beginnings in the sport, through two Olympics, a Worlds' Bronze Medal, and multiple Marathon Majors she has emerged as the US's most notable female distance runner - beloved by fans all over the world. While her story touches ... 

World's first running event for able-bodied and disabled people announced

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Parallel London will take place on Sunday 4th September at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.

This autumn will see the world's first ever mass participation running event for able-bodied and disabled people take place in London. The not-for-profit event, Parallel London, will take place on Sunday 4th September at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. It includes a range of distances to suit different abilities, ranging ... 

London Marathon to celebrate 1 million milestone

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
The millionth finisher is due to cross the finish line of the Virgin Money London Marathon this April.

History will be made on April 24th when the Virgin Money London Marathon's millionth runner crosses the event's finish line. To celebrate the incredible milestone, London Marathon organisers have launched a campaign to celebrate every single runner who has completed the 26.2-mile challenge in the capital since the inaugural race in ... 

How strong are your lower legs?

By Mark Bailey on in Training
Ensure your calves and ankles are up to scratch with our quick test.

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Susie Chan sets new 12-hour treadmill world record

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
British ultra runner Susie Chan broke the previous 12-hour treadmill record by almost two miles this weekend.

40-year-old mum of one Susie Chan set a new world record this weekend for the furthest distance run by a woman on a treadmill over 12 hours. During the challenge carried out at Kingston University last Saturday, Chan covered 68.5 miles over the 12-hour period, narrowly breaking Swedish runner Kristina Paltén's ...  ... 

8 tips for successful long runs

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Training for your first ever big event? Here's how to nail your long runs.

1. Slow your pace You'll save energy for those bonus miles by slowing your pace. You should feel comfortable and able to carry on a conversation. A good rule of thumb: Add 90 seconds to two minutes per mile to your normal pace.  2. Add miles gradually To keep injuries and burnout at ... 

What will it take to run a 2-hour marathon?

By Alex Hutchinson on in Community
It's the ultimate holy grail. How can it be achieved?

1/ The course will be very boring Runners used to set world records at the New York City Marathon. But since 1998, NYC winners have featured only three times in the year’s fastest 20 performances. Blame the 240m of ascent and the 26 sharp turns, which hinder momentum. Today, records require a ... 

Why do I get sick after a race?

By William O. Roberts, MD on in Health
Expert insight on why you might be feeling too rough to celebrate.

Lisa asks: Why do I get sick after racing a half marathon or 10K? When I do long runs I never have a problem. I'm not sure if your symptoms strike immediately after your efforts, or if you fall ill in the days following a race. I'll cover both situations to ... 

3 benefits of treadmill training

By Jenny Hadfield on in Training
When it's unsafe or inconvenient to run outdoors, know that indoor workouts can prepare you for a race.

Josh asks: I’m training to race a half marathon this spring. Due to the weather, most of my runs have been on a treadmill. Will running indoors affect my performance? You’re wise to take your runs inside when weather conditions could slow you down or leave you injured. Logging miles indoors will ... 

adidas launch new women-specific running shoe

By Georgia Scarr on in Gear
The PureBOOST X has been developed based on extensive research into women’s feet as they run.

adidas announced the launch of their high performance, high fashion women’s running shoe today (28th January 2016). The PureBOOST X has been developed as a result of years of research into women’s feet and shoe preferences. “Women’s shoes are typically adaptations of men’s designs. We started from the beginning knowing we ... 

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