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The beginner's guide to multi-stage racing

By Susan Paul on in Events
How you perform over a race weekend starts with how you train.

Multiple event races have become quite popular and provide a unique training challenge. Training properly beforehand is very important, as is formulating a good post-run recovery routine to help you stay fresh for each event.  Keep in mind that multiple event races generally mean a moderate paced effort rather than an ... 

Ultimate guide to 5 of the world's greatest marathons

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From Paris to Boston, get the lowdown on course highlights, speed records and must-have insider info.

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Top 6 craziest obstacle races in the UK

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Time for a new challenge? Fling yourself into the unknown with wild abandon and get drenched, electrocuted and run over for the fun of it at one of the top 6 craziest UK obstacle course races.

Once you've ran your speediest 10K PB and devoted a chunk of your life to a marathon, where else is there to go with your running? Down and dirty of course! Check out the top ten craziest obstacle races in the UK and prepare to get muddy. The good news ... 

Race report: Loch Ness Marathon 2015

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Our Online News Editor Rhalou hotfoots it to the highlands in search of Nessie at the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon.

Having heard great things about the race, I’ve been lusting after a Loch Ness marathon spot for years and was delighted to be taking part in the event last weekend. Launched in 2002, the 26.2-mile race around Scotland’s iconic Loch Ness has built a solid reputation as one of the ... 

10 fastest marathons in the world

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
If you're keen to improve your long distance speed then perhaps it's time to enter one of the world's fastest marathons.

Feeling the need for speed? Aside from good old-fashioned training, if you want to up your pace then optimum weather conditions, good organisation and a little touch of magic can all contribute to a speedy marathon time. Check out our rundown of the world’s top ten fastest marathons and get ... 

Berlin Marathon - some running stats

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Strava have revealed some interesting insights into the fastest marathon

As GPS and tracking technology continues to become the standard way that runners document their training and racing, the data that can be harvested from these uploads is revealing far more about running than was first imagined.  When lots of people are running together, well, it gets even more interesting! Strava ... 

7 best trail races in Europe

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Cut your teeth on the trails with seven of the best off-road races Europe has to offer.

City races are great fun, but sometimes we all need to cast aside our PB dreams, escape the urban metropolis and hit the trails for a lungful of fresh air. Check out our pick of the best off-road European races in 2016 and prepare to enjoy a weekend of breathtaking ... 

My Mile - Joe Mackie

By Joe Mackie on in Events
RW deputy editor Joe regales how he set about tackling the mile and rediscovered a love for running

If I’m honest, my relationship with running was in a bit of a rut earlier this year. Not a scary end-game, ‘we’ve grown apart’ kind of rut, just that a-bit-too-comfortable-watching-boxsets-on-the-sofa-together kind of thing. I was contentedly meandering though medium-pace miles, but I needed something to re-ignite the passion and I ... 

Race report: A taste of the top 5 autumn half marathons

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Tempted to enter a half marathon? To celebrate the start of the autumn half marathon season check out our 13.1 mile taster reviews.

Event: Windsor Half Marathon Date: Sunday 27th September 2015 Words: Penny Comins The course is two concentric loops of the centre of the park – the first five-mile loop being contained within the second seven mile one. The Long Walk provided the spectacular start and finish point, although the brightly coloured bunched ribbon of runners ... 

Start training for a September 10K today

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Need a speed boost? Sign up to one of our top 10K races taking place across the country this September.

1. QEOP Summer 10K Series London, Saturday 5th September 2015 With medals, prizes, goody bags and changing facilities, this 10K race series taking place on the first Saturday of every month in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is the perfect place to get your speed on. Enter here 2. The Shoreham Woods 10K ...  ... 

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