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Hoka Highland Fling training blog week 10: race day nutrition

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Training
In the tenth week of her training our Online News Ed Rhalou experiments with ultra running fuel.

In the tenth week of my training for the Hoka Highland Fling the repercussions of sneaking a marathon in have started to show, but not necessarily in a bad way. In the immediate 72 hours following a marathon I am usually struck with an all-consuming hunger that just won’t leave me. ... 

Wales to host new trail running festival

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
The Royal Welsh Spring Festival is set to host a brand new trail running festival at its showground in the heart of Mid-Wales.

The Welsh festival brings a half-marathon, 10K and 3K family trail race to the Royal Welsh Showground in Llanelwedd, Powys this Sunday, 17 May. The picturesque half marathon and 10K races, run over one and two laps respectively, will take place with all the facilities expected of a top-class event with ... 

Q&A: We meet the fancy dress marathon queen Lisa Jackson

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Community
Former RW contributor, clinical hypnotherapist and writer Lisa Jackson shares her love of running.

If you've run a marathon in the western hemisphere sometime over the past ten years, chances are you'll have shared a race with Lisa Jackson. A seasoned runner, fancy dress aficionado and 100 marathon club contender, Lisa loves nothing more than making new friends during an event. She paced our Online News Ed ... 

Of Fells and Hills - Salomon Running TV

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Salomon made a video that makes us want to run up muddy hills

The term “fell” is an often used Northern England expression for hill or mountain. It is presumed that Shepherds were probably the first ever fell runners with the earliest documented accounts of running in the fells dating back to the 11th Century. By the 19th century organised fell runs began ... 

2015 Morrisons Great Newham London Run launches

By on in Events
New 10K event set to become Britain’s biggest mass participation event

Brendan Foster and Sir Robin Wales were joined by Lord Coe, athlete Jo Pavey and representatives from Morrisons at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to reveal details of the 2015 Morrisons Great Newham London Run. The run is due to be staged over 10K on Sunday 19 July and will be the ... 

Ultra runner breaks 50K treadmill record after second attempt in 30 hours

By Peter Gambaccini on in News
Michael Wardian makes two attempts at 50K treadmill record.

In a small 11th story room on the cruise ship Northern Sky operating between Miami and the Bahamas, Michael Wardian ran 50K on a treadmill on Saturday evening in 3:06:24, which he believed to be a world record. But it wasn’t. A few hours later, Wardian, who’d had difficulty confirming any ... 

Bekele withdraws from London Marathon due to Injury

By Peter Gambaccini on in News
Boston/NYC course record holder Geoffrey Mutai Is added to April 26 race's field.

Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele, the world record holder for 5000 and 10,000 metres and winner of the 2014 Paris Marathon, has withdrawn from the London Marathon 2015 due to injury, race organisers announced today. At the same time, the marathon has added Boston and New York City course record holder Geoffrey Mutai and three-time Dubai Marathon women's winner Aselefech Mergia to ... 

Weekend of running in pictures

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Your highlights

"I'm a member of the Suncity Tri club, it was our first season in xc. Saturday was the final race of the xc season. Wrekenton. That's me in green bottoms and my team mate Claire Purvis." - Michelle Furness Continue reading

Fast twin, slow twin

By Alex Hutchinson on in Health
Twin studies show that fitness doesn't just depend on your genes.

I got an email from a reader yesterday about an article I wrote a few months ago on the benefits of exercise for preventing or delaying the progression of Alzheimer's disease. He was wondering, essentially, about the problem of cause and effect. Yes, people who exercise more get Alzheimer's less. But ... 

Weekend running news: 14-15th March

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From marathons and amazing goodie bags to runners being pulled from races, it was quite the weekend

adidas Silverstone Half Marathon It was a cold day at the famous race track as runners lined up for the adidas Silverstone half marathon.  It was David Weir who set the tone for the day with a very strong performance in the men's wheelchair race, winning in a time of 46:18 in some ... 

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