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Race day dos and don’ts

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Training
Here's our guide what to do (and what not to do) on marathon day to ensure your race goes smoothly.

The will to prepare On the morning of your race, you don’t want to waste a single moment worrying about what to wear or how to get there. Plan your race day strategy to a T in advance and you’ll be considerably more relaxed in the run up to race day. ... 

How to avoid the top four tapering mistakes

By Jenny Hadfield on in Training
Coach Jenny tells you how to combat taper fear and master the art of winding down for race day

I’m training for my fifth marathon and looking to improve my performance. I need help on my tapering phase. I typically go into the race with a one-week taper, and it caught up with me in my last marathon. I ran a personal worst and had a hard time finishing. ... 

Healthy running during pregnancy

By Pamela Nisevich Bede, M.S., R.D. on in Health
Everything you need to know about fueling in the third trimester.

1276 miles. That’s how many miles I traversed, sometimes foolishly, sometimes in an unsightly, slow, and painful manner, during pregnancy number one. But as they say, every pregnancy is different, and this time around I’ll be lucky to hit 800 miles. I was doing well for the first two trimesters, logging ... 

World record breaker Steve Edwards runs seven sub 3:30 marathons in seven days

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
After running no less than 500 marathons, Steve Edwards has reached his goal of running seven consecutive sub 3:30 marathons.

"I'm bruised, battered and tired but very happy to not only win the event but also bring home a world record," says Steve Edwards, after completing seven marathons in seven days in an average time of 3:22:13, all of which were sub 3:30. The fastest 26.2-miler for the consistent runner was 3:18:37 ... 

26 fascinating London Marathon 2014 facts

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
The facts and figures surrounding the almighty Virgin Money London Marathon 2014

The London Marathon is the Guinness World Record's largest annual fundraising event in the world. Since its launch runners have raised more than £500m for charity. The highest amount raised by a single runner was £2,330,159.38 by Steve Chalke in 2011. 2011 was the most successful year to date, with funds reaching a cool ... 

#pumaraverun highlights: 28 March

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Manchester's storming ahead in our #pumaraverun competition on Twitter, and this week we awarded the first pair of PUMA Faas running shoes to a winner from that very northern city. Congratulations to @Catannmarie, whose photo of her brother running in the Manchester Arndale Sweatshop SRC 5K caught our eye this ... 

Former priest who interrupted the 2004 Olympic Marathon banned from runnning London

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
A former Irish priest set to run the Virgin London Marathon for charity has been banned from the event after it emerged he disrupted the 2004 Olympic Marathon.

Neil Horan had been accepted to run in the London event on behalf of the St John's Ambulance. But after it emerged the former Irish priest had previously disrupted the 2004 Olympic Marathon by running onto the course and pushing runner Vanderlei de Lima into the crowd of spectators, Horan's ... 

#pumaraverun highlights: 21 March

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Spring has sprung this week in our #pumaraverun photos...

The City Rave Run photos we've received this week tell us that Spring has most definitely sprung across the UK. Some of our favourite pics this week are Batman chasing down his son (sadly not dressed as Robin) in Bradford from @jonreeves, the Kilomathon race in Edinburgh from @twitmomag and ... 

The adidas 26rs new running club

By Annie Rice on in News
Find out about the latest running club from adidas to hit London

Last night we went along to the launch of the adidas 26rs. The adidas 26rs is a brand new running club inspired by the Virgin Money London Marathon. It’s for marathon runners all gunning for the big 26.2 and no matter your goal, it’ll take you in – for free. ... 

Lizard trail running - day 3

By Ben Hobson on in Training
The final and toughest day of our trail running trip in Spain

Today was the toughest day. This was no surprise. As we ate another delicious meal at the end of day two, conversation turned to what the next day entailed and it was looking challenging. There were already two runs planned out; one taking in a local peak that was less ... 

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