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Running after dark: optic flow and perceived effort

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Why running in the dark feels harder

If you recently did a hard workout in the dark, and found that hitting your normal times was harder than usual, don't worry, you haven't become a head case. Nor are you suddenly in worse shape. You were merely experiencing the effects of fast optic flow, similar to several runners ... 

Love on the run

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14 February 2014 at 10:00
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It's Valentines Day and we're celebrating all things love and running

The Runner’s World forum has been home to many things. Of which and with it being the 14th of February we thought it appropriate to celebrate the forum’s role is love. Over 10 years ago in September 2002 forumite nicknamed Happy Bunny (Caz) met her husband to be on the ... 

Beginners: 10 years of running advice

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The 'working at it slowly' thread is 10 years old!

Here at Runner’s World we are constantly impressed by our forums. In many ways they epitomise the essence of the running community and the spirit of running as a positive pursuit. 10 years ago yesterday (the 9th February 2004) a thread was started in the beginners forum that continues to ... 

Genzebe Dibaba sets new indoor 3000m record in a week

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Following her 1500m record in Germany, Dibaba sets new 3000m record

Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia shattered the world indoor 3000-meter record by more than seven seconds on Thursday with a 8:16.60 at the XL Galan meet in Stockholm. The performance came five days after Dibaba broke the indoor 1500 record by more than three seconds with a 3:55.17 in Karlsruhe, Germany. Dibaba, ... 

How exercise helps with work/life balance

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Working out increases the sense of being able to accomplish things despite busy lifestyles.

"If you want to get something done, give it to a busy person" goes the old adage. Even better, give it to a busy person who regularly exercises, because she's likely to be better than a sedentary person at balancing a cramped schedule, a new study suggests. Russell Clayton, assistant professor ...  ... 

Jamie McDonald completes 5,000 mile year-long run across Canada

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The adventurer from Gloucester is the first Brit to run the 5,000 miles coast to coast journey without a support crew.

British fundraising adventurer, Jamie McDonald has become the first solo runner to make it from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean across Canada. After 275 days and 5000 miles, he finally hit his destination on Monday. Since setting off on his voyage last March, Jamie has survived –40 degrees celcius ... 

TV Presenter Charlie Webster sets off on longest ever Football Club Marathon in aid of charity

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On Sunday January 26th television presenter and Women’s Aid ambassador Charlie Webster started a week-long ultramarathon down the country, attempting to run a gruelling 250 miles over 7 days, visiting 40 football clubs to raise vital funds for Women’s Aid and to raise awareness within the football community of Domestic Violence. The ... 

How exercise regulates your appetite

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New study reveals a stomach-brain-appetite link.

What foods do you usually think about at the end of a workout? Oranges and watermelon, or a big piece of cake? Recently published research in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition gives some insight into your likely choice.  The research group had 15 subjects run on a laboratory treadmill at a modest-but-steady pace ... 

Last year's London Marathon winner, Priscah Jeptoo to defend title

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April 13 women's field includes reigning Olympic and world champions.

In defence of her London Marathon title on April 13, Priscah Jeptoo (above) will have to thwart the reigning Olympic gold medalist, the winner of the last two world championships marathons, the 2013 champions of Berlin, Tokyo, Paris, and Osaka, and, in her marathon debut, the greatest 10,000-meter track runner of all-time. The ...  ... 

Galen Rupp sets U.S. indoor 5000-meter record of 13:01.26

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Galen Rupp took nearly six seconds off the American indoor record for 5000 meters and scared the 13:00 barrier on Thursday night at Boston University, winning in 13:01.26 and indicating he could be ready for assaults on the U.S. mile and two-mile standards in the coming weeks. (Photo of Rupp after ... 

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