This week’s questioner has finally decided to kick the weed in order to improve her running times. Trouble is, she’s worried the cravings will get the better of her and she’ll lapse back into old habits. What’s your advice to help keep her motivated and nicotine-free for good?"I'...
-distance race. I don't agree that the treadmill does half of the work for you. If you stop running you willfall backward. You have to work your legs the same way as running outside. It's very common for beginners to run too near the front board and hit
easier though - hills can be daunting and exhausting opponents, especially for beginners. What advice can you offer this week’s questioner as she prepares to tackle her first climbs?"I’ve been training for three months now and did a 5K in June. Now I
, as the locals turn out in force to cheer some 1,100 runners round the undulating, two-lap traffic-free course. Well established on the north-east racing agenda, this year marks the event’s 20th anniversary, and a concurrent 3K race for 11-16s and a beginners
playing fields and traffic-free roads, suitable for both beginners and hot-headed PB hunters.National Highlights Felsted 10K (Essex, July 8) Described on the RW forum as “as flat as a pancake” in comparison to other local fixtures (think the Tilty Hilly
with beginners and cater for all speeds, always doubling back to keep the group together. – Chilli CatAny questions?Got a new poser or problem that you want RW members to answer? Spotted a great question on the forum? Email us!Click here to find out more about
-raising fixture, held in association with The Week of Peace, a seven-day itinerary of events promoting community cohesion and safety across the capital. Participation, rather than competition, is the order of the day, with both beginner runners and family groups
. With participation (rather than competition) at the top of the morning’s agenda, both beginners and family groups can expect a warm welcome, and there’s no doubt the seasonal camaraderie will rub off on spectators too. Suits and beards are included in the entry fee
along quiet country roads are ideal for taking a shot at an early-season PB, while beginners will enjoy the chance to stretch their legs over such a smooth course. An encouraging turnout of locals lends the fixture a friendly village feel, and thanks
GETTY IMAGES With so much to think about before your first marathon – what to wear, when to eat and how to pace yourself for starters – it’s no wonder your anxiety levels can soar during the build-up to race-day. Who ca...
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