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The Bob Graham - Salomon Running TV

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Ricky Lightfoot takes on one the toughest running races out there, The Bob Graham Round.

In 1932, Bob Graham did what just over 1950 runners have managed to do since. A 66 mile, 27,000 ft. running loop of 42 of the highest peaks in the English Lake District, in under 24 hours. Less than half the number of people who start go onto to finish ... 

What’s the benefit of cross-training?

By Susan Paul on in Training
If your goal is to run faster, doing other activities can help.

Beth asks: I’ve been running for about six months, three or four times a week. I have run 5Ks and 10Ks, and I’m building up for a half marathon in December and maybe a marathon next year. My running partner suggested we start cross-training a couple days a week in addition to ... 

First look: Nike LunarEpic Flyknit Low

By Ben Hobson on in Gear
Nike's benchmark running shoe loses the ankle sock, but what else?

The product: Nike LunarEpic Flyknit Low In a nutshell: The shoe made famous by its ankle cuff, but without the ankle cuff. The technology: There was much more to the LunarEpic then the Flyknit upper and extended ankle collar, but it is what it instantly became known for. Removed on the low ... 

VIDEO: The Fall trailer

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Headline-hitting 1984 Olympians Zola Budd and Mary Decker open up about the infamous fall in their 3,000m race in this brand new documentary feature. Airing on Sky Atlantic at 9pm on Friday 29th July, there will also be an exclusive screening and Q&A at Picturehouse Central on 27th July, followed ... 

How to run a race in the heat

By Editors of Runner's World on in Training
Here are tips for running strong even when the weather isn't on your side.

If the forecast for race day ends up being warmer than you’d hoped, sorry - it’s bound to happen to every runner at some point. How much slower you’ll run depends on a variety of factors, including how hot it is, how humid it is, how sunny it is, how acclimatised you are ... 

Essential guide to running on holiday

By Ben Hobson on in Training
Before heading off, here are a few tips that have helped with holiday running...

Untitled Document Exploring some local roads in Southern Italy. Pic - Ben Hobson Going out on a limb, it’s probably fair to say that most of you reading this take your running kit on holiday. Even if it’s just to have a little trot on a treadmill at the hotel or because ... 

Is your heart a ticking time bomb?

By Sam Murphy on in Health
Captain David Seath died from a suspected heart attack in this year’s London Marathon, aged just 31. In the wake of his tragic death, and headlines about the possible risks of excessive exercise, we investigate whether running can spell trouble for your heart.

There are many reasons running gives us a feel-good glow. There’s the endorphin rush, the stress relief, the sense of accomplishment and the knowledge we’re doing ourselves good. Countless studies, encompassing vast numbers of subjects – young and old, healthy and unhealthy (including heart attack survivors), slim and overweight – ... 

On tour: City2Surf, Sydney

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A great course, a guaranteed PB and the best ice bath in the world make Sydney’s City2Surf worth the long haul, finds RW’s Joe Mackie.

We runners love a bucket list. Immerse yourself in our sport for long enough and as sure as your Achilles will creak and your nipples will chafe, you will find yourself compiling an ever-evolving fantasy CV of the globe’s must-do events. I’m especially enamoured of this particular foible and while ... 

3 ways to fit cycling into a running plan

By Jenny Hadfield on in Training
Riding a bike is a great form of active recovery, but it can also help you become fitter and stronger.

Nicolas asks: I love to cycle, and I’m training for a few running races from 5K to half marathon this season. Do you have any specific cycling workouts that will complement my training? If I had my way, all runners would include cycling in their training. Not only is it fun, but it ... 

Quick guide to squatting technique

By Sam Murphy on in Training
Nail this seemingly simple move to supercharge your glutes and legs.

Poor squatting technique can flag up a higher risk of injury in runners, according to a new study. 84 runners were assessed using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS), which entails seven tests, and then observed for six months. Overall FMS score was not predictive of injuries, but how the runners ... 

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