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6 exercises to improve your running form

By Sage Rountree on in Training
Fit these moves in before and after a run to improve posture and prevent injury.

Good running form happens on the roads, of course. But there are simple exercises you can do before and after you run to improve body awareness, strength and flexibility that will carry over to a smooth and efficient running stride. Target your glutes, hips and arms with these pre- and ... 

Your 3-week guide to post-race recovery

By Bradley Stulberg on in Training
Your race recovery starts as soon as you cross the finish line.

For many runners with big spring races on their calendars, the past few months have been governed by detailed training plans dictating when to run, when to rest, how to stretch and what to eat. The minutes, hours and days after the event are a lot less defined. Yet this ... 

London Marathon runner dies after collapsing near mile 23

By Georgia Scarr on in News
31-year-old army captain David Seath was rushed to St Thomas' Hospital, but pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

Popular David Seath has died after collapsing during yesterday's London Marathon. 31-year-old Seath, who was an army captain, was taking part in the event to fundraise for Help for Heroes when he suffered a suspected cardiac arrest on Upper Thames Street. Medical services rushed to support him and rushed him to nearby ...  ... 

London Marathon runner collapses with suspected cardiac arrest

By on in News
BREAKING NEWS

A runner at today's London Marathon has collapsed as they approached the 23-mile mark, reports say. Paramedics were called to Upper Thames Street at around 1:30pm for a suspected cardiac arrest. A spokesperson for the London Ambulance service has said the runner was treated at the scene before being taken ... 

Double win for Kenya at London Marathon

By Georgia Scarr on in News
Eliud Kipchoge and Jemima Sumgong take first place in the men's and women's elite events.

Kenya's athletes have run their way to a double victory at today's Virgin Money London Marathon. Eliud Kipchoge stormed his way to the finish in 2:03.05, setting a new course record just eight seconds short of the world record. Kipchoge was closely followed by fellow Kenyan Stanley Biwott, who came ... 

What does it take to run a marathon?

By on in News
Strava pulled together 12 weeks of their users' marathon training data to give a unique insight into how faster and slower runners prepare.

Ever wondered just what it takes to nail a sub-3 marathon? Running app and social network Strava has analysed the race prep of 4000 users who ran the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon to reveal exactly how training differs across runners with varying finish times. Over the 12 weeks leading ...  ... 

6 things you can learn from an 84-year-old marathoner

By John Hanc on in Community
Jules Winkler took on his 41st marathon in Boston on Monday. Here are his essential running tips.

The oldest participant in the 2016 Boston Marathon said that with a little luck and some common sense, you too can enjoy a long, healthy running life. “It’s not that difficult,” said 84-year-old Jules Winkler from Medford, New York, who ran his 41st marathon (and second Boston) this year. (Katherine Beiers, 83, ... 

How to progress from a half to a full marathon

By Jenny Hadfield on in Training
The training isn’t all that different - it’s just longer and more time-consuming.

Kaitlin asks: I’ve run several half marathons and I’m considering a full marathon, but I’m a little freaked out about the double distance. Do you have any tips for me graduating to the marathon? The fact that you’re thinking this way about the marathon distance is a great sign that you’re ... 

7 nutritious start line snacks

By Georgia Scarr on in Health
Keep those energy levels on point with these pre-packaged nibbles.

If there's one thing that can be said for racing, it's that there can be a heck of a long wait at the start line. Fend off pre-run peckishness with one of these convenient packaged snacks, without weighing yourself down or scuppering your sugar levels. KIND Madagascan Vanilla Almond Bar With a ... 

26 fantastic London Marathon 2016 facts

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
From speedy celebrities to 250 vats of lube, in its 36-year history the almighty Virgin Money London Marathon has amassed some rather interesting facts.

1. The London Marathon is the Guinness World Record's largest annual fundraising event in the world. The event itself holds a Guinness World Record for one-day charity fundraising, a record it has broken each year for the past nine years. 2. Since its launch 36 years ago, London Marathon runners have raised over ... 

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