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The stats of London Marathon

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Strava stats reveal how runners are taking on 26.2 miles

Strava, the global online community for athletes, has revealed a unique insight into what it takes to complete the London Marathon. Strava collected a data segment of 1,990 Strava members who uploaded their 2014 London Marathon GPS activity The hardest mile Contrary to popular belief, marathon runners actually hit the ...  Continue ... 

Pro Tips for Happy Feet at the Marathon Des Sables

By Kieran Alger on in Events

It was that small man with big ideas, Napoleon Bonaparte, who said “an army marches on its stomach.” Far be it from me to argue with a man who conquered half the world but that’s total merde. An army marches on its feet. And so do endurance runners. Speaking of armies, as far ... 

Come and join us at the running celebration of the year

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The Running Awards and the RW PB awards join forces

Runner’s World have joined forces with The 2015 Running Awards in association with everydayhero to produce the running celebration of the year. Mike Bushell returns to present an evening of partying and award the best in running, as voted for by you! Join us at indigo at The O2 in London ... 

Fell runner Nicky Spinks sets new Bob Graham women's record

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Spinks set out to break one of the toughest records in running last weekend.

UPDATE (April 7): Nicky completed her Bob Graham Round in a time of 18hrs 06mins (confirmed). She was outside of the 17:21 clocking she needed to record the fastest cumulative time for the Bob Graham, Ramsay Round and Paddy Buckley due to injury, but still managed to set a new ... 

Race report: 261 Women's Marathon 2015

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Our Online News Ed Rhalou runs the 261 Women's Marathon in Palma de Mallorca on International Women's Day.

When my colleague Annie asked me to run the 261 Women’s Marathon in Palma de Mallorca on International Women’s Day, I was delighted and anxious in equal measure. Running a marathon with three week’s notice is a risky game, even if you are in the middle of ultra training. But ... 

Things I Never Thought the MDS Would Make Me Do

By Kieran Alger on in Events

With just ten days to go until the start of the Marathon des Sables, the six month journey to the Sahara desert is almost over. It’s been nothing short of bonkers. When I signed up for the race I had no concept of the level of insanity I would sink to in preparation. It’s been ... 

ASICS - Beat the Sun

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ASICS launch global search for amateur runners to take on nature’s toughest relay

ASICS are searching for 15 runners to take on the ultimate challenge - have you got what it takes to help your continent Beat the Sun around Mont Blanc?  ASICS ‘Beat the Sun’ challenges amateurs and professional athletes to run a relay race around the iconic Mont Blanc, between sunrise and ... 

Wales to host new trail running festival

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
The Royal Welsh Spring Festival is set to host a brand new trail running festival at its showground in the heart of Mid-Wales.

The Welsh festival brings a half-marathon, 10K and 3K family trail race to the Royal Welsh Showground in Llanelwedd, Powys this Sunday, 17 May. The picturesque half marathon and 10K races, run over one and two laps respectively, will take place with all the facilities expected of a top-class event with ... 

2015 Morrisons Great Newham London Run launches

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New 10K event set to become Britain’s biggest mass participation event

Brendan Foster and Sir Robin Wales were joined by Lord Coe, athlete Jo Pavey and representatives from Morrisons at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to reveal details of the 2015 Morrisons Great Newham London Run. The run is due to be staged over 10K on Sunday 19 July and will be the ... 

Weekend of running in pictures

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"I'm a member of the Suncity Tri club, it was our first season in xc. Saturday was the final race of the xc season. Wrekenton. That's me in green bottoms and my team mate Claire Purvis." - Michelle Furness Continue reading

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