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Apply Now for the Mars Refuel Drink Fund

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Top up your club's coffers with Mars Refuel Funding

Your running, athletics or tri club needs you! Every month until September the Mars Refuel Drink Fund have £5000 to give away to sporting individuals or clubs. Your club could be awarded one of the three categories of cash prizes up for grabs: gold (£1000), four silver (£500) and eight bronze ... 

Gear Pick of the Week: Gore Women's Air 2.0 AS Lady Vest

By Kerry McCarthy on in Gear

Gore Women's Air 2.0 AS Lady Vest (£100) Kerry says: One hundred English pounds may seem like a lot of money for a sleeveless jacket but for top-of-the-range clobber, Gore are a brand that deliver value for money. Suitable for cold summer days (and let's not pretend we don't have plenty ... 

Biofreeze Marathon Pack Winners

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Have you won 100 sachets of cool, soothing pain relief?

To celebrate the 2012 London Marathon, we gave 30 lucky readers the chance to win a marathon pack of 100 Biofreeze gel sachets, for treating yourself over a whole season or sharing with training partners. We've passed all the winners' details on to Biofreeze, so they should be in touch shortly. Look ... 

Yoga for Runners: Live webchat and a brilliant offer

By Alice Palmer on in Health
Quiz Bikram expert Olga Allon live in the forums today

This lunchtime (1-2pm) we're joined in the forum by Olga Allon, the founder of Hot Bikram Yoga studios. She'll be on board to answer any questions you have about practising yoga - how you can fit it in with your training, what it can do to relieve specific injuries ...  ... 

Kenya Training Diary: Day Four

By Alison Hamlett on in Training

Tuesday is speed work day in Kenya too. And since it’s not raining, the track at Kamariny Stadium is packed with groups running intervals, practicing drills and chatting with their coaches. Wilson Kipsang, winner of the 2012 London Marathon, isn’t doing speed work though. He’s still recovering from the race 10 ... 

Kenya Training Diary: Day Three

By Alison Hamlett on in Training
Runner's World meets two-time Boston Marathon winner Moses Tanui in Eldoret

It’s Monday morning at 5:30am. Today is considered an easy day on the Kenyan training schedule so we go for a gentle run from the High Altitude Training Camp down to the Kamariny Stadium. The track’s deserted because it’s raining but we decide to do a lap anyway – and ... 

Kenya Training Diary: Day Two

By Alison Hamlett on in Training
Runner's World heads to running legend Kipchoge Keino's training camp in Eldoret

My second day in Kenya begins at 7:30am with a five-mile run. I set off with Sarah Baxter and Sarah Ivory – the other two journalists being treated to a few days of Kenyan running – at a gentle 10-minute mile pace but I soon feel short of breath and ... 

Kenya Training Diary: Day One

By Alison Hamlett on in Training
Runner's World heads to Kenya's Rift Valley to discover the training secrets of Kenyan runners

I’ve come to Iten, a small village overlooking the Great Rift Valley, to discover why Kenyan runners are so dominant right now. The benefits of training at altitude play their part – we’re at 2,400m, which means that walking upstairs causes the kind of wheezing you’d associate with a 4- ... 

Gear Pick of the Week: Brooks Ravenna 3 Men's Running Shoes

By Kerry McCarthy on in Gear

Brooks Ravenna 3 Men's Running Shoes (£90) Kerry says: When the Marketing Manager for Brooks first took me through the spec for these shoes, he finished his pitch by saying: "These are like going for a run while sitting on the sofa." Frankly, I told him to stop talking such ... 

Yoga for Runners: Position 21 - Ustrasana

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Ustrasana - or camel pose - has nothing to do with having humps, trekking through the desert or indeed, being raced as a quirky alternative to horses. It does have a lot to do with reversing the 'keyboard slump' that we develop in our desk-based culture: camel is the deepest back-bend ... 

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