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Konovalova breaks Women's Masters World Marathon record

By Peter Gambaccini on in News
Russia's Mariya Konovalova breaks the record by more than two minutes in 2:22:27.

Russia’s Mariya Konovalova, who turned 40 in August, ran 2:22:27 for second place at Sunday’s Nagoya Women’s Marathon in Japan to lower the women’s world masters marathon record by more than two minutes. She surpassed the existing masters standard of 2:24:54 by Germany’s Irina Mikitenko at the 2013 Berlin Marathon, the Continue ... 

Race Review: Vitality Bath Half 2015

By John Carroll on in Events
RW Chief Sub John Carroll took on 13.1 miles in the historic Roman town.

It rained before and it rained after but for the duration of the Vitality Bath Half Marathon not a drop fell on the 13,000 runners or extraordinary numbers of spectators (more than 30,000) who turned out to line the streets and cheer loud and long. As befitting a race that is ... 

Nike+ announce partnership with other training devices

By Ben Hobson on in Gear
The Nike training app now syncs with Garmin, TomTom, Wahoo Fitness and Netpulse.

Nike has announced that they will launch partnerships with industry-leading companies – Garmin, TomTom, Wahoo Fitness and Netpulse – allowing more runners to connect their devices and fitness equipment and to the Nike+ community.  This evolution offers Nike+ Running App users new and distinct ways to leverage GPS watches, heart rate monitors and connected gym ... 

Weekend of running: 7th & 8th March

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Your weekend of running in pictures

"15k resolution run for stroke association at Heaton Park, Manchester" - Sasha Kaufman  Continue reading

European Indoor Athletics - GB wins 9 medals in Prague

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Some impressive performances on the track this weekend from team GB

Great Britain finished third on the medal table at The Indoor Athletics Championship in Prague at the weekend with two gold, four silver and three bronze medals.  GB's Richard Kilty added European gold to his medal tally with a win in the 60m on Sunday. The World indoor 60m champion ran ... 

Menstrual cycle and running performance

By Alex Hutchinson on in Health
How you store and use carbohydrate depends on your cycle.

After British tennis star Heather Watson was knocked out of the Australian Open in the first round in February 2015, she blamed her poor play on "girl things." That sparked a series of articles in the British press on a generally neglected topic: the effect of menstrual cycle on athletic ... 

4 exercises to prevent shin splints

By Catlin Carlson on in Health
Protect an injury-prone spot with these simple moves.

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How to run on the dreadmill without losing your mind

By Jenny Hadfield on in Training
The key to finding ways to stay entertained on indoor runs.

The key to marathon preparation is to train with quality and consistency, which you can accomplish on a treadmill. That said, running longer than an hour on a treadmill can be - yawn! - boring, because of the lack of stimulation and scenery change that outdoor long runs provide. However, it is possible ... 

#Run2WorkDay – Turn your run commute into a fat burner

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Why not try fasted training on Run2Work day

If you’re someone who can’t function in the morning without your brekky, then this might not be the article for you, but the benefits of fasted training first thing in the morning might make you change your mind. Bucking the trend that every training session should always be completed with high ... 

Hoka Highland Fling training blog week 8: Throwing caution to the wind

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
In the eighth week of her training our Online News Ed Rhalou rebels and mixes up her training plan.

Week eight of my training plan for the The Hoka Highland Fling stipulated a 35-minute run, a couple of interval sessions, some strength and conditioning work and a 22-miler at the weekend. Despite trying extremely hard to stick rigidly to the plan, I’m going to have to come clean and admit that ...  ... 

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