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Running no longer to be used as a punishment in schools

By Annie Rice on in News
The Department of Education have removed their guidelines on using running as a punishment in schools.

Following a campaign by Run Group to remove the guideline set by the Department of Education that suggested teachers issue running as a punishment to children in schools, the guideline will be taken down. Nicky Morgan MP, Secretary of State for Education wrote, “I share your view that it threatens to ... 

Study confirms carbs are the problem

By Amby Burfoot on in News
What does this mean for the best running diet?

An important new diet and weight loss study has confirmed the too-many-carbs-is-the problem hypothesis made popular by Gary Taubes and many others. In a relatively large, randomised trial conducted at Tulane University, researchers put obese but healthy volunteers on a 12-month diet that was either “low fat” or “low carb.” The low-carb dieters lost ... 

15% off trail shoes from sweatshop - terms and conditions

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Terms and conditions  Offer open to Runner’s World Subscribers only on production of your subscriber number with the code in store or on entry of the promo code at the checkout online. Valid on full price running footwear only.  Not available on shoe fit vouchers. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer or ... 

Why long runs sometimes go wrong

By Jenny Hadfield on in News
How to assess disastrous training runs and avoid them in the future.

It is quite common to experience at least one humbling long run during a marathon training cycle. Like any disaster, it can be helpful to assess the situation to try to figure out why it went awry. Here are four common culprits for long runs gone wrong. The heat We all know ... 

Blueberry and green tea benefits for runners

By Amby Burfoot on in News
Combo may prevent viruses that often strike runners.

Hard training just before a pre-race taper can improve your race performance, but the same level of training can lead to illness, especially in the form of upper respiratory tract infection. So the key question becomes: How do you get the benefit without the risk? A new study from running-and-immunity expert David ...  ... 

Runner's World International Survey 2014

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Take part in our international survey all about running...

Across the many nations that read Runner's World, we want to know about you.  That's why we've put together this survey, so please take part and let us know what you think. Thanks, Runner's World International  Continue reading

Mo Farah breaks Steve Ovett’s European two-mile record

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Farah set a new British two-mile record at the Diamond League meeting in Birmingham.

Fresh from winning the 5K/10K European Championships double, Farah set a new British two-mile record at the Diamond League meeting in Birmingham last weekend, breaking Steve Ovett's 36-year reign in the process. In his first British track race of the year Farah, who missed the Commonwealth Games due to illness, ran the second ... 

99-Year-old granny sets 100-Metre record

By Peter Gambaccini on in News
Ida Keeling began racing at the tender age of 67.

Ida Keeling, a 99-year-old who says she’s “running away from old age and arthritis,” set a new age-group world record of 59.80 seconds for 100 metres at the Gay Games in Akron, Ohio on Tuesday. It is indeed a “new” record. Before Tuesday, there was no record of a woman in ... 

Christmas 10Ks to cut your teeth on

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
Start training for a 10K today and by the time Christmas rolls around you'll be running faster than the speed of Santa

Edwinstowe Christmas 10k Trail Race This undulating rural trail run in Mansfield near Nottingham is the perfect 10K race to kick off the silly season. Enter here Full Monty Cute 10 This chilly winter run in Stoke Sub Hamdon near Yeovil is a steep hilly course with 10 monster hills. It's muddy and hilly and ... 

Jo Pavey wins 10,000m European Championship gold medal

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RW columnist Jo Pavey storms to victory in Zurich

A fantastic start at the European Championships last night in Zurich as Runner's World columist Jo Pavey ran the race of her career to take gold in the 10,000m Pavey looked and later admitted to being quite tired in the early laps of the race and chose to stick to ... 

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