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Olympian Wendy Sly to receive MBE

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3000m runner on this year's Honours list.

Olympic athlete Wendy Smith-Sly has been names on this year’s honours list. The athlete competed mainly in the 3,000 metres. She won a silver medal in the event at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. She also won the 1983 10km World Road Race Championships in San Diego. Sly has been recognised ... 

Runner's World and ELLE join forces

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This January, makes sure you pick up our special double magazine bundle with ELLE...

If you didn't know already, Runner's World and ELLE are produced by the same publishing house, but the list of reasons why both magazines work so well together goes well beyond this; we both love running, we both have running clubs, we both enjoy a good pair of trainers, but ... 

Maintain your training throughout winter

By Susan Paul on in News
Don't be dismayed by the dismal weather, winter is the perfect time for base building.

Bad weather, short days, and cold temperatures can pose some training challenges but there are also many benefits to be gained from training through the winter. Winter is the perfect time for establishing a solid running base or for expanding an existing one. Whether a beginner or a veteran runner, ... 

Video - Jo Pavey wins European Athletics gold in 10,000m

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Re-live the moment that Jo Pavey won gold at the European Athletics Championships in the 10,000m.

Check out Jo's top training tips from her column in the magazine.  Continue reading

Jo Pavey third in Sports Personality of the Year

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The super mum takes third spot behind Rory Mcevoy and winner Lewis Hamilton

An amazing night for running as Jo Pavey was nominated and took third place at the BBC Sports Personality Of The Year.  Coming in behind golfer Rory Mcevoy and F1 driver Lewis Hamilton, Jo was presented with her award voted for by the general public at the event in Glasgow.  2014 was ... 

10 reasons to vote for Jo Pavey to be the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
If you didn't already realise just how great distance runner Jo Pavey is, here are 10 reasons to vote for her this Sunday.

1. After winning the 10,000 m gold medal at the 2014 European Championships in Zürich, Pavey is the oldest European female champion in history. 2. She won gold at the 10,000m European Championships just 10 days after winning a Commonwealth Games 5,000m bronze and ten months after giving birth to her second ... 

parkrun partners with Jabra headphones

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Global running phenomenon parkrun joins forces with Jabra.

Parkrun, the global running community founded a decade ago by Paul Sinton-Hewitt, have announced a partnership with Jabra headphones. Jabra, a range of headphones dedicated to running and sports, recently introduced the award-winning Jabra Sport Pulse headphones which provide a wireless all-in-one training solution with an ...  Continue reading

Positive subliminal messages linked to performance

By Alison Wade on in News
Athletes' endurance improved even though they couldn't consciously register support.

If you’ve ever stood out on a race course holding a sign encouraging participants, it’s possible you had more of a positive effect on their performance than you realised, whether runners appeared to notice your sign or not. New research has found that endurance athletes who are exposed to positive ... 

Mediterranean diet linked to longer life

By Alison Wade on in News
Study suggests Mediterranean cuisine significantly slows a biomarker of aging.

New research indicates that people who eat a Mediterranean diet could live longer. Women who ate a diet high in vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, unrefined grains, olive oil, fish, and regular but moderate amounts of wine had longer telomeres, a biomarker of ageing. The study, published this December in The BMJ, ... 

Russian champ Shobukhova reportedly paid $600,000 to avoid drug ban

By Peter Gambaccini on in News
The second fastest female marathon runner in history competed in the 2012 Olympics despite alleged drug violation.

Liliya Shobukhova, who won two $500,000 World Marathon Majors series and won the Chicago Marathon three times and the London Marathon once, paid Russia’s national track federation more than $600,000 to stave off a drug suspension, according to testimony from her agent, Andrei Baranov, the French newspaper L’Equipe reports (links ... 

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