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What it takes to run the Antarctic Ice Marathon

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RW’s Steven Seaton travels to the end of the earth to tackle the wild majesty of the Antarctic Ice Marathon.

I’m struggling to speak. My brain is sending words to my mouth but they aren’t coming out properly. The left side of my face is numb with cold, my lips feel like they’ve been glued together and I’m slurring badly. Conversation is pointless anyway; the wind has picked up and ... 

Run for International Women’s Day 2016

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Join forces with your friends and celebrate International Women’s Day by going for a run!

Tuesday 8th March is International Women’s Day! And what better way to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the globe than by going for a run together? Various runs are happening around the world in celebration of the contributions of women throughout history. Here’s what’s happening ... 

ASICS launch search for Beat the Sun runners

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24 amateur runners will race to beat the sun around Mont Blanc this June.

ASICS has launched its annual global search for amateur runners to take part in their Beat the Sun challenge, which starts and finishes in Chamonix on June 21st 2016.  The event in Chamonix offers amateur runners a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to team up with expert athletes in a unique relay race. The race ...  ... 

London Marathon to celebrate 1 million milestone

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
The millionth finisher is due to cross the finish line of the Virgin Money London Marathon this April.

History will be made on April 24th when the Virgin Money London Marathon's millionth runner crosses the event's finish line. To celebrate the incredible milestone, London Marathon organisers have launched a campaign to celebrate every single runner who has completed the 26.2-mile challenge in the capital since the inaugural race in ... 

Kelly Holmes to run the London Marathon

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Dame Kelly Holmes has signed up to her first marathon in the capital this April.

The double Olympic champion, who won gold medals in the 800m and 1500m events in Athens in 2004, will come out of retirement for one day to take on 26.2 miles at the Virgin Money London Marathon. On Monday, London Marathon organisers announced the 45-year-old will be among the 40,000 strong ... 

15 amazing UK marathons that aren't in London

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Keen to run a marathon but didn't make London and can't afford to travel overseas? There are plenty of great 26.2 alternatives in the UK to tackle this year.

Tempted to try your hand (or legs) at 26.2 but reluctant to break the bank? While we’d all love to enter the Marathon Majors and run in the sun, overseas travel can cost a fortune, and more than a handful of runners are unable to make our very own London. ... 

New Year new you: Best races for beginners in 2016

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Keen to run your first race? Cut your teeth on these excellent events in the New Year.

The New Year is traditionally a time of new beginnings, expensive gym memberships and dramatic life changes. But despite our best intentions, it’s all too easy to commit to a brand new you and then fall off the bandwagon two weeks into January. So what's the best way to stand ... 

Cardiff Half race entry giveaway to Welsh community

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500 free race places for the 2016 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff are being distributed free of charge to budding local participants.

500 complimentary race entries will be distributed to Welsh communities and enthusiastic new runners as part of the IAAF’s Athletics for a Better World social responsibility programme. The great race entry give away is part of an initiative to encourage new runners to embrace health and fitness. Supported by the three ... 

2015 FloTrack Beer Mile Men's World Championship - new world record

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A new world record was set at the Beer Mile champs

A sub 5 min beer mile? Check out Lewis Kent running a 4:47! Watch more videos on Flotrack Continue reading

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 ... 

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