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Red Bull Steeplechase returns in October 2013

By Ben Hobson on in Events

On Sunday 6th October, Red Bull is bringing Steeplechase back to its origins in rural Britain for the second year running. Testing 500 contestants both physically and mentally, the race covers just over 20 miles across four stages from church steeple to church steeple through fields and woods, across trails ... 

Race review: Greater Manchester Marathon

By John-Paul Nicholas on in Events

Following the tales of 2012's Greater Manchester Marathon – surely rumours – of lost bags, scant supporters, bad weather and a huge flight of stairs at the end of the course, I was interested/nervous to run the 38th GMM in 2013.  First up, no stairs. Second, not that bad weather was ... 

Tribute to Boston

By Annie Rice on in News

Boston Magazine have released an image of their May cover dedicated to the Boston Marathon bombings. The issue was in its final proofing stage before the tragic events of last week but was quickly scrapped as the events unfolded. The issue now contains a package called ‘The Shoes We Wore’ written ... 

Gear pick: Timex Ironman Run Trainer 2.0 GPS

By Annie Rice on in Gear

The Ironman Run Trainer GPS 2.0 has landed and we’ve been given a sneak preview at the latest from Timex. The watch has come on leaps and bounds since its predecessor in design; it’s lightweight, slick and stylish. So what does it do? Just about everything. It has all the features ... 

Bupa - My first run

By Annie Rice on in Events

The team at Bupa are hosting a series of free events in London in the coming weeks ahead of the Bupa London 10,000. The events are suitable for runners of all levels and abilities and take place in the London West End Bupa Centre. They will run during the evenings of ... 

VLM: A record breaking day

By Annie Rice on in News

The Virgin London Marathon is always one of the highlights of the global running calendar and yesterday’s race didn’t disappoint. Many PB’s were attempted, many achieved, some missed but regardless an eventful day was had by all with Guinness World Records announcing that it saw 22 records smashed. From the weird ... 

Ones to watch on Sunday: Men's elites

By Katie Hiscock on in News

Sunday's Virgin London Marathon will feature one of the best elite men’s marathon field ever assembled, say race organisers, including nine men who’ve completed the distance in under 2:06. 2012 winner Wilson Kipsang will be out to prove he’s the best in the world over the distance. The 30-year-old Kenyan missed ... 

VLM: Your tips

By on in Community
With the Virgin London Marathon just around the corner, we asked seasoned VLM runners what advice they'd offer for Sunday's race.

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Gear pick: USN Diet Whey bars

By Annie Rice on in Gear

With a soft peanut butter filling, decent chew and chocolate-flavour coating, protein bars don’t often taste as delicious USN’s latest Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownie Diet Whey Bars. Often chocolate-flavour bars lack the chocolate hit I crave, but I'm a big fan of these - though I'm aware that just because ... 

Boston: So close, yet so far

By Amby Burfoot on in News
"We must run again" says Amby Burfoot from the US edition of Runner's World

We had already started our celebration of another completed Boston Marathon. With little more than a half-mile to go, John and Megan Valentine and I were discussing how we could possibly improve on a great cornering photo (Hereford onto Boylston) that emerged from our run in the 2008 Boston.This ...  ... 

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