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80-year-old grandfather set to break his own ultra-marathon record

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Jack Denness AKA Badwater Jack hopes to retain his record as the oldest person ever to finish Badwater 135.

This July Jack Denness, an 80-year-old grandfather from Kent, plans to run the Badwater 135, one of the most gruelling ultra marathons on the planet. Known as the ‘world’s toughest footrace,’ the 135-mile ultra endurance challenge covers three mountain ranges across Death Valley between Badwater and Mount Whitney in California. With ... 

Run Hope in Heels this Saturday

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
London's most decadent fun run comes to Battersea Park.

You've mastered your speediest 5K, hit the 10K sweet spot and ran an enviable marathon time, so what's next on the running agenda? The only way is up, six inches to be precise, at the Hope in Heels fancy dress fun run this Saturday 30th May. Once you've run a ... 

London charity launch campaign to grow community running groups across the UK

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Join In launches Run It, a campaign to get more volunteers involved in community sport and boost participation in running.

Fronted by 10K European Champion Jo Pavey and former 5K world record holder David Moorcroft, Run It hopes to inspire more people to help out at running groups and events across the country. The fastest-growing participation sport in the UK, volunteers are the backbone of a successful running community. From informal running groups, ... 

Your weekend of running in pictures

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"This is my sis-in-law Jane Keighley on our 9.5 mile trail run from my house on Sunday morning around Wessenden Valley near Meltham, West Yorkshire." - Ally Young Continue reading

Pavey urges companies to take last run on London Olympic track

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A new event is coming to the Olympic track; the Diamond Relays 2015

European 10,000m champion Jo Pavey (coach: Gavin Pavey) is encouraging workplace and company colleagues to sign up to the inaugural Diamond Relays event, which takes place at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on the evening of Monday 27th July. The brand new event comprises a 5x5km road relay around one loop ... 

Race report: Hoka Highland Fling 2015

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Our Online News Ed Rhalou runs 53 miles along the West Highland Way and survives to tell the tale.

After a year of plotting, four months of dedicated training and 16 neurotic blog posts, last weekend I finally took on the Hoka Highland Fling. Having decided long ago that I am a flame-haired ultra warrior queen capable of conquering any distance with ease, it was time to put my imagination ...  ... 

Wings For Life World Run - Live Stream

By Ben Hobson on in Events

Wings For Life World Run - Live This weekend, the Wings For Life World Run races take place around the world and you can watch it all unfold on the live feed below. As part of a larger feature, we have five Runner's World team members running the event, taking the ... 

What You Learn Running the Marathon des Sables

By Kieran Alger on in Events
The reality of running 156 miles in the sweaty Sahara

Before you head out to run the Marathon des Sables there’s an almost crippling sense of fear that takes hold. All you know is that you’re going into the unknown and pretty much anything could happen. You spend hours in Facebook groups and doing Google searches desperately trying to find the answer ... 

Marriage proposals at London Marathon 2015

By Ben Hosbon on in Events
Getting down on one knee seemed a popular choice for runners yesterday

It seems that love was in the air at the London Marathon yesterday as these four videos prove. Congratulations to everyone! Continue reading

RW London Marathon Race-Day Spotters' Guide

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24 April 2015 at 16:21
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There are some great sights to look out for at the London Marathon, here are a few for your tick list

If you’re running or watching any race, but in particular London Marathon this weekend, why not keep out an eye out for these classic marathon day spectacles. See how many you can tick off! First and foremost, the RW Pacers. Wearing flags and surrounded by runners, these guys and gals are ... 

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