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How can I relieve IT band pain?

By William O. Roberts, MD on in Health
IT band syndrome is commonly caused by lack of strength.

I've been struggling with IT band syndrome since I started training for the Big Sur marathon. It got so bad at mile 18 that I had walk most of the way. After the marathon, it came and went when I ran. There would be periods when it was fine then there would ... 

Gear pick of the week: Stealth gels

By on in Gear
We give our verdict on this range of caffeinated, isotonic and recovery gels.

With a range of products covering all nutritional bases from caffeinated and isotonic energy gels to recovery, Team RW think these Stealth gels are a must-try if you’re looking to pep up your fuel routine. "It can be a bit of a gastrointestinal gamble trying a new gel brand. What goes ... 

Shoe review: Nike LunarEpic exclusive first look

By Ben Hobson & Kerry McCarthy on in Gear
We had some of the first pairs of the new Nike LunarEpic to review. This is what we thought of them as running shoes

The hyperbole has been building for weeks now as is standard with all major product releases. Social media has been teased, glimpses and rumours are shared and now we have reached the grand reveal. All this fuss for a running shoe, yet it’s important to consider why there's this song-and-dance ... 

3 ways to ease out of constant watch-checking

By Lisa Marshall on in Training
Sometimes you can finish faster when you ignore your gadgets.

Smartphones and GPS watches have revolutionised our sport, enabling us to track pace and distance in real time, so we know exactly how we’re doing every time we hit the road. But there is a downside: ‘There's been a shift from training and racing by feel to training and racing ... 

Jessica Ennis-Hill nominated for World Comeback of the Year

By Georgia Scarr on in News
The GB heptathlete is in the running for the Laureus World Sports Award following her win at the Beijing World Championships.

Jessica Ennis-Hill has been nominated for the World Comeback of the Year at the Laureus World Sports Awards, after she won gold for her heptathlon performance at the Beijing World Championships last year. Ennis-Hill had given birth to her son Reggie just 13 months previously. 'I feel very honoured to be ... 

Saucony launches revolutionary new gait assessment technology

By on in News
The Saucony Stride Lab expands on the experience offered by typical gait assessments.

Running lifestyle brand Saucony have launched their all-new Stride Lab gait assessment technology, which will be toured around UK running shops this year. Developed by the Saucony Innovation Lab in Boston, the Stride Lab expands on the experience offered by typical gait assessments; while most simply film a runner ...  ... 

What is it like to be a runner in the UK?

By on in Community
No really, we’re asking you.

Have you ever wondered how you compare to other runners?  You might know your place in a marathon or where you stack up in your running club, but who are those strangers ahead of you and behind you? Ten years ago, we conducted a comprehensive study, asking our readers about their running ... 

9 Ethiopian runners under investigation for doping

By on in News
Ethiopia’s anti-doping agency is investigating nine runners, five of them high profile athletes, after they returned 'suspicious' test results.

UPDATE: 2/3/16: Endeshaw Negesse, who won the 2015 Tokyo Marathon, has been the first Ethiopian athlete named as having reportedly failed a drug test. It's thought that Negesse tested positive for Meldonium, a drug which improves blood flow to the heart. Ethiopian-born Swedish 1,500m runner Abeba Aregawi failed tests for ... 

Why speed training will transform your long distance running time

By Runner's World x New Balance on in Training
Working towards a 10k, half marathon or even the full 26.2? Charlie Watson – aka The Runner Beans – explains why speed training is the answer.

This content has been created in collaboration with New Balance. Charlie Watson went from not being able to run for more than 10 minutes to training for her seventh marathon. Here, the Runner Beans blogger (@therunnerbeans) and New Balance ambassador explains how speed training has been the key element to ...  ... 

The ultimate 10K speed training plan

By Runner's World x New Balance on in Training
Fit some speed work into your 10K training regime with these drills from New Balance Ambassador Charlie Watson – AKA blogger The Runner Beans.

This content has been created in collaboration with New Balance. Adding speed training into your training plan can feel daunting, but it’s very simple when, like New Balance ambassador Charlie Watson (@therunnerbeans), you know how. “Often we put so much pressure on ourselves to stick to training plans. Which is why ...  ... 

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