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Student runs 72 miles in 72 hours in aid of Crohn's charity

By Charlie Hanson & Georgia Scarr on in News
21-year-old student Liz Daly ran from Brecon to Cardiff in just 72 hours to fundraise for the charity forCrohn's.

Running 72 miles in itself is an amazing feat, but to do it in as many hours is something else. But that's exactly what 21-year-old Liz Daly did last weekend to fundraise for forCrohn's, the UK's only charity dedicated solely to funding research and raising awareness for the digestive condition ... 

Bolt pulls out of Diamond League with injury

By Charlie Hanson on in News
The 28-year-old Jamaican sprinter has withdrawn from competing due to a pelvic injury.

Usain Bolt has pulled out of the Diamond League races in Paris and Lausanne next week due to a pelvic injury. The 28-year-old sprinter also withdrew from the Jamaican national trials last week. “I’m disappointed not to be able to compete in Paris and Lausanne. I love running at these meetings but ... 

Running organisation for addiction sufferers launches own 10K race

By Georgia Scarr on in News
Recovery Runners, a community for those who struggle with substance misuse, is holding its inaugural 10K this August.

Recovery Runners, a Glasgow-based running organisation which offers support to those recovering from substance misuse, is holding its first 10K race on Sunday 30th August. The organisation, which launched in 2012, initially started as a programme for addiction service users to train for the Great Scottish Run. It expanded to create ... 

British brothers set to take on the Death Valley Double

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
Scott and Rhys Jenkins are gearing up to run across California's infamous Death Valley (and back) for charity.

Running brothers Scott (34) and Rhys Jenkins (27) from Cardiff are on a mission to set a Guinness World Record for the fastest double crossing of Death Valley on foot. On 14th July, the ultra-endurance brothers will embark on an astonishing 292-mile run (that’s 11 marathons in 4 days) through Death ... 

Farah is "100% clean"

By Georgia Scarr on in News
Mo Farah has claimed he is "100% clean" following doping allegations made against his coach Alberto Salazar.

Mo Farah has claimed he is "100% clean" with regards to doping allegations made against his coach Alberto Salazar. Farah, who won two gold medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games, told Sky Sports that the reflection the allegations are having on his reputation is "not right and not fair". Farah said: ... 

UK Anti-Doping to investigate Salazar

By Charlie Hanson on in News
The UK Anti-Doping organisation is set to investigate Salazar following doping allegations made against him by BBC Panorama.

Alberto Salazar is to be investigated by the UK Anti-Doping organisation (UKAD) after recent doping allegations made in BBC Panorama episode “Catch Me If You Can". Salazar, who coaches Mo Farah and has been an advisor to UK Athletics since early 2014, is accused of giving US long-distance runner Galen Rupp performance-enhancing testosterone medication ...  Continue ... 

10 steps for making hot weather tolerable

By Susan Paul on in News
Once you understand why summer running feels harder, you can try to overcome it.

Understanding how your body cools itself may help you figure out how best to run in hot weather. When you run, you get warm because your exercising muscles increase body temperature. When body temperature rises, a greater percentage of blood flow is directed to your skin surface in order to carry ... 

Ultra runner Paul Giblin sets new West Highland Way record

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
Giblin wins the 95-mile ultra for the third time in a record-breaking 14:14:44.

Following his record-breaking win last year, Paul Giblin has won the 95-mile West Highland Way ultra marathon again in a new record time of 14 hours, 14 minutes and 44 seconds. RW's Rhalou caught up with him about how he prepared, what's next and how he celebrated. You've set yet another ... 

Alberto Salazar denies doping allegations

By Georgia Scarr on in News
In a 12,000-word open letter, Nike Oregon Project coach Alberto Salazar vehemently denies allegations of doping made against him by BBC's Panorama.

Alberto Salazar has rebuffed doping allegations made against him in an open letter published on the Nike Oregon Project website. Salazar, who was accused of doping following a BBC Panorama investigation earlier this month, denied claims he violated World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) and International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAD) ...  ... 

Exercise trumps diet in weight management for all ages

By Amby Burfoot on in News
Large study suggests exercise is more important than diet in maintaining a healthy weight as we age.

Most people get heavier as they age, but those who regularly do moderate to vigorous exercise have a lower body mass index and waist circumference than those who do less, according to the first in-depth study of how we age, exercise and change weight through a lifetime. Published in Medicine & Science in ...  ... 

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