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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 ... 

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.

Produced by Fairmont. Continue reading

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 ... 

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