Inside this issue: August 2015

Take a look inside our latest issue.


by Charlie Hanson

The only thing we do in half measures are marathons. Get to grips with all you need to know on how to prepare, perfect and pace yourself over 13.1 miles in this half marathon special.

Subscribe online now and you'll also receive full access to all our premium content, and our entire online events calendar. 

If you have a query and want to speak to someone directly, please call 01858 438 852 (Mon-Sat).

Or, download your copy now from the Apple Newsstand.

Best place to race?

It turns out that not all the best races happen here in the UK. We take a look at the top 50 races beyond our shores, where the grass may actually be greener. From Phuket to Jungfrau, this guide opens up a whole new world of running.

Pack it in

Is the backpack you’ve had since high school not quite doing the job anymore? No need to fear, as Kerry McCarthy saves you in your moment of need and gives you the lowdown on all the best backpacks out there.

1937 was a good year… for running

Things have changed in the running world a little since pre-World War II, but what was taught back then? John Hanc takes a look at the 1937 book Marathon, written by Olympic bronze medallist Clarence DeMar.

He came, he saw, he conquered

When you start running, you do envisage eventually slipping your shoes off at home and planning on when you’ll next go out for a jaunt. But Tony Mangan started, and never stopped. In fact he ran round the world and covered 50,000km. Impressive stuff.

Too hot, it hurts

Nice cool temperatures seem the ideal climate to run in, but what happens when the heat gets turned up?


Previous article
Inside this issue: September 2015
Next article
Inside this issue: July 2015

runner's world august 2015, runner's world uk august, august, runner's world
TwitterStumbleUponFacebookDiggRedditGoogle

Discuss this article

We'd love you to add a comment! Please login or take half a minute to register as a free member

RW competitions