us will see a big ‘V’ next to our name when we enter a race. You can’t turn back the years but becoming older doesn’t necessarily mean running slower. These three veteran runners are still improving well into their 40s and 50s.Typical training week
to hit my splits or die trying. Thanks to that veteran marathoner's advice, I did neither. I ended up running a great race. The amazing thing is, I've remembered his tip in every windy race and work-out I've done since. That's the thing about a great
Few athletes have competed in as many Commonwealth Games as sprinter Marlon Devonish. Heading to his fourth Games this year, Devonish has made history at these championships - he is co-holder of the Commonwealth record for the 4x100m men's relay, set in 1998. With more than 16 ye...
To succeed in any sport, youve got to follow the basic principles. Golf: keep your head down. Tennis: remember to follow through. Running: train, dont strain.Wander too far from the basics and your performance suffers. Its as inevitable as a stock-market fall when interest rat...
© Getty Images The two Olympic marathons held last August in Beijing were literally races for the ages. Kenya's Samuel Wanjiru, then 21, broke more than an Olympic record with his 2:06:32 win; he crushed long-held conventional wisdom that marathon performance pea...
Lake Vyrnwy Marathon, Powys Sunday June 2WHY RUN IT?Speed, scenery, You're Welsh or a Veteran. A fairly new marathon (2 laps over a proven half-marathon course around the lake) that hosts both the British Veterans and the Welsh Champs. FEES£9
ASICS Target 26.2 coach and veteran of over 60 marathons Steve Smythe knows better than most how a well-executed marathon should feel, every step of the way.Time your marathon to perfection with Steve's expert pace judgement advice, covering the 26
. It is held over quiet, undulating coastal country roads.FEES£10/£11, payable to Isle of Man Veterans AC by July 31. Entries on day (+£2)ENTRIES TOP Cooper, Woodheights, Knocksharry, German, Isle of Man IM5 2AG (01624 842477)E-MAILcooper@woodheights.freeserve.co.ukWEBSITEwww.woodheights.freeserve.co.uk
At 26 years old, Tom Aikens was the youngest chef ever to earn a Michelin star. But for this veteran of the Virgin London Marathon and the Marathon des Sables, it's not enough for food to merely taste spectacular - it should boost your fitness, too
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