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Running and pregnancy

By Jenny Hadfield on in News
Just like training for a race, running during pregnancy presents its own challenges. Here's how to balance your mindset.

There is a litany of information out there without many specifics as to how to train through pregnancy. One reason is because there are many variables that come into play during pregnancy that prevent women from following a blueprint training plan. It can lead to runners making poor decisions to ... 

44-Year-Old Mother of Six Shatters Beer Mile World Record

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Chris Kimbrough runs four laps, drinks four beers in 6:28.6.

Perhaps not what most people would class as a sensible thing to do, but the beer mile has become a fun, extra-curricular activity on track days and on Sunday afternoon, Chris Kimbrough, a 44-year-old mother of six, shattered the women’s beer mile world record by 13 seconds, running 6:28.6 in ... 

Study proves benefits of run commuting

By Ben Hobson on in News
Here are some more reasons why Run2Work and run commuting should be part of your running week

A recent study by Simon Cook (Royal Holloway, University of London), in partnership with run2work and funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), indicates the number of people choosing to run to or from work as an alternative mode of transport has nearly tripled in the last ...  ... 

Review: Noxgear Tracer 360

By Graeme Sapseed on in Gear
We take a look at a next level bit of high-vis running gear...

This new innovation to nighttime running safety arrived at RW towards the end of winter last year and initially we were split as to how well it would perform. This gismo is worn over the top of running gear on either shoulder like a mini backpack. The back unit and ... 

Weekend of running 1st & 2nd November

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Your weekend of running in pictures

"This is my photo on PEA mini marathon in Chaingmai, Thailand. 6th place in women 30-39 year old 9.7km, 52 mins" - Petgunya Hall Continue reading

New York CIty Marathon race report

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Wilson Kipsang wins the race in 40 mph head winds.

The New York City Marathon yesterday saw over 50,000 runners hit the streets to take on the world’s biggest marathon. Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang scored victory by winning the race in 2:10:59. The world record currently stands at 2:03:23. In the women’s race, Kenya came out on top as well with ... 

Advertising promotion: The Brooks Adrenaline GTS 15

By Katie Hiscock on in Gear

New kid on the block for November is the Brooks Adrenaline GTS 15, the Spring 2015 edition of Brooks' best-selling shoe. Brooks calls the GTS its ‘Go to Shoe’, and it’s a shoe that has won the hearts and soles of many a runner over the years. This time around, the ... 

Ten tips for running your best New York City Marathon

By Jenny Hadfield on in Events
Here's how to pace yourself through a tough but unforgettable course.

You are in for a marathon adventure, Ellie. Although the New York Marathon is a challenging course, it's one that will draw your strength out through your spirit. There's a reason this marathon is one of the greatest in the world, and the New York people are at the heart ... 

Running and menstruation: how to manage secondary amenorrhea

By Jenny Hadfield on in News
Secondary amenorrhea in athletes can have profound health effects. Here's why it happens and what to do about it now.

The loss of your menstrual cycle can have a profound effect on your health in the long term. When you go from having a normal cycle to a missed cycle for more than six months, it is considered secondary amenorrhea.  Although this can be caused by a variety of issues, including medications, ... 

How running in the cold affects your immune system

By Alison Wade on in Health
Study finds that pre-exercise shivering makes a difference when it comes to immunity.

Exercising in the cold might reduce your body’s immune function, which could make you more susceptible to illness, according to research published in PLoS ONE. However, when research subjects went through a pre-exercise protocol that induced low-intensity shivering, their immune response was boosted after performing moderate intensity exercise. Researchers found that when subjects ... 

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