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Race Report: Bupa Great Edinburgh XCountry

By Isabelle Aron on in Events
Great Britain win the team competition in Edinburgh...

US runner Garrett Heath took first place in the 4K race at the Great Edinburgh Cross Country 2014, beating favourites Asbel Kiprop and Kenenisa Bekele. With a time of 11:51, Heath took his rivals by surprise by finishing one second ahead of Meresa Kahsay. Defending champion Kiprop came in third and ... 

Knacker Cracker 2014 - video

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On a very wet, windy New Year's day, some people went running...

Despite some of the worst weather to hit the UK for a good few years, a hardy bunch of souls took on the Knacker Cracker. There are no more excuses when you look outside and you see it's drizzling! Knacker Cracker from CoJo Films Continue reading

Kenenisa Bekele will make marathon debut in Paris

By News, Image byPhotoRun on in News
New challenge for 5K, 10K world record holder.

Kenenisa Bekele, the world record holder for 5000 and 10,000 meters who is often considered the greatest distance runner on the track in history, will make his marathon debut in Paris on April 6.“It will be a crucial test for the rest of his career,” the Ethiopian’s ...  Continue reading ... 

Events: January & February 2014 10Km races

By Isabelle Aron on in Events
Our pick of 10K races to get your 2014 off to a great start.

Capital Runners Bushy Park 10K, 19 January For those who want to start the New Year with a 10K after some Christmas indulgence, this event will ease you back into the race mentality. Taking place in Bushy Park, it’s a flat course with pleasant views and a mix of tracks, trails ... 

Events: January 2014 5Km races

By Isabelle Aron on in Events
Our pick of the top five races for first timers this January.

The Gravesend Floodlit 5K, 9 January  If you find you only have time to run in the evenings then you might feel more at home running your first 5K race in the same conditions. It's a night time race, starting at 7pm set on a floodlit track so you won’t be ... 

Experts say vitamin supplements don't improve health

By News on in News
"Stop wasting money," medical journal urges.

Unless you have a known, specific deficiency, buying vitamin and mineral supplements is a waste of money. That's the take-home message from three studies, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, that found no health benefits from the use of vitamin and mineral supplements. In the first study, researchers reviewed the results of three trials ...  ... 

10 Years of Inov-8 - The Story so far

By on in Gear
Founder of Inov-8, Wayne Edy explains the brand journey so far

As the Inov-8 brand celebrates its tenth year making running shoes and apparel, founder Wayne Edy explains how he first came up with the idea for the brand and how that idea became a reality. Continue reading

Garmin training schedules

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Changes to the Garmin training plans on RW...

You may have noticed that the Garmin ready schedules we previously had on the site are no longer available. We are making some developments to the site alongside some changes that Garmin have made and have launched our new training page on RunHub, which includes a number of training plan ... 

How to reduce sitting time at work

By News on in Health
Greater scheduling flexibility helps workers be more active.

For health research watchers, 2013 will probably be remembered as the year that the negative effects of excess sitting, even for daily exercisers, gained widespread notice. Or, as we put it over the summer, sitting is the new smoking. A new study takes the next step in addressing the problem by ...  ... 

Nelson Mandela brought South Africa's runners out of the shadows

By News, Image by PhotoRun on in News
After his release, South Africa was in Olympics for first time in 32 years

Nelson Mandela, the revered Nobel Peace prizewinner who after 27 years in prison gained his freedom and became South Africa’s first black president in a newly post-apartheid era in 1994, believed “sport has the power to change the world … It has the power to inspire. It has the power ... 

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