Run for the Journey

Run for the Journey

6 Reasons to Run a Mile
The mile is a magical distance.  We were reminded of that earlier this week when almost 100 of us gathered at the Mile End track in East London on a...
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26 Fun Facts About Marathons

26 Fun Facts About Marathons

We bring you 26 facts about the Marathon. From horses to outer space, we've got a fun fact for every mile of this classic race distance. 
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Running as Stress Relief

Running as Stress Relief

You might think you are too busy to run - especially around Christmas.  But #TeamIffley ambassador and running coach, Shaun Dixon explains why running is the best form of stress relief.
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Rest up

Rest up

I was surprised the other week when two of my fellow runners turned up for our Monday night club run. Both had completed half marathons the day before, but here they were back in training, even pushing the pace. With marathon training in full swing for many of us, it’s easy to get caught up in th...

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Diary of an Injured Runner - The Deed Is Done

Diary of an Injured Runner - The Deed Is Done

The deed is done. My big toe has been chopped in two and a screw inserted. It is now precisely 4mm longer than it was one week ago (and back...
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Diary of an Injured Runner

Diary of an Injured Runner

First it had to be a footpath. Then it was grass. Finally even the treadmill made my foot hurt. There was nothing for it. Another visit to the foot surgeon…

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Run Baby Run

Run Baby Run

Can’t see your toes because of your baby bump? If the answer to that question is yes then running is probably not at the top of your immediate priorities. But once you have had your little one and are settling into motherhood you may decide you want to start running again…

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