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4 great reasons to volunteer on race day

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Community
Fancy meeting new friends, learning a new skill or giving back to the running community? There's never been a better time to volunteer.

From parkrun to 10Ks to marathons, if you’ve ever run an organised race, chances are you’ll have benefited from the kindness of strangers. Many running events rely heavily on the support of volunteers to make race day happen. Volunteering is not only an integral aspect of events; it’s an excellent ... 

"If only I'd known then..." top tips for beginners from the runners of Twitter

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If you could go back in time to when you first started running, what one piece of advice would you give yourself?

In the February 2015 issue of Runner's World we've asked a cast of experienced runners to give you the benefit of their hindsight and share their wisdom from years of running experience. We put the same question to Twitter and were inundated with fantastic replies! So we figured it was ... 

Real Runners: Tom Pearce, running with cancer.

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One runner's inspirational story on how running has helped him deal with cancer.

My name is Tom and this is my ‘running story’ and battle through cancer treatment. My foray, which quickly turned into a true passion, for running, came back in 2009. At that time I was 3 stone heavier and feeling that I had to make a lifestyle change. In the Sept ... 

Training shortcuts runners should avoid

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Why you shouldn't sabotage your training by cheating in other areas.

A few years ago, researchers in Taiwan recruited volunteers for what they were told was health-related product testing. Their first task was to take a pill and rate its texture and color; half were told it was a multivitamin, while the other half were told it was a placebo (which ... 

How to add your subscriber number

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Access exclusive content and competitions with your RW subscriber number

If you're a subscriber to Runner's World, then make sure your subscriber number is added to your profile so that you can access exclusive content and competitions on runnersworld.co.uk. Here's a quick guide how to do it. When on runnersworld.co.uk, you will need to be signed into the site. You can ... 

VLM: Your tips

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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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Your Say: Highs and lows of marathon training

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With Spring marathons just around the corner for many, we asked our Twitter and Facebook followers to tell us the highs and lows of their marathon journey so far. Here's what you had to say...

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Your Say: Insults on the run

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Last week we asked what amusing, annoying or insulting things you've had shouted at you while out running. Here are some of our favourites - add yours below if you've heard any more words of wisdom!

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Your New Year's Running Resolutions

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Back in December, we asked our Facebook and Twitter followers for their running goals for the year ahead. Further, faster and far-flung, here are a few of your goals for 2013...

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Weekday advent calendar winners

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Each day we get RW elves to pick a winner in our weekday advent calendar. Have you been lucky this week? Check back at the end of each week to find out. Monday 3 December: Alan Hogg, Tyne and Wear Tuesday 4 December: Tim Barker, Bristol Wednesday 5 December: Emily Hutchinson, ... 

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