Run for the Journey

Run for the Journey

The Best UK Races for Summer and Autumn
The landscape of races is different this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find events near you. There are many more race options on offer than last summer, with...
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A Day In The Life Of An Athlete

A Day In The Life Of An Athlete

Have you ever wondered what it's like being an elite athlete? Is alcohol banned and what about diet? This week we go behind the scenes to chat to Seb Rodger,...
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How to Survive Running in the Heat

How to Survive Running in the Heat

There’s no need to quit running when the temperature soars. By taking a few precautions, you can head out into the heat – you may even benefit. Most runners are...
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How to Get Involved with Global Running Day

How to Get Involved with Global Running Day

The first Wednesday in June is Global Running Day, “a worldwide celebration of running that encourages everyone to get moving”. The perfect excuse to try something different! Whether you’re a...
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How To Improve Your Cardiovascular Endurance

How To Improve Your Cardiovascular Endurance

We all want to improve our running fitness, but sometimes training relentlessly, without structure, can lead to a plateau in performance. Understanding what we are asking our bodies to do,...
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6 Tips for Running the Perfect Mile

6 Tips for Running the Perfect Mile

May is always “mile month” for us as we celebrate the anniversary of the first sub-four-minute mile at the Iffley Road track, Oxford, back in 1954. So why not attempt...
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Q&A: 38-Minute 10k at Age 65 – Part Two

Q&A: 38-Minute 10k at Age 65 – Part Two

We recently interviewed Dan Schlesinger, an acclaimed local artist who finished 3rd at the 1982 New York Marathon (behind Alberto Salazar). Dan also illustrated the Japanese edition Harry Potter books...
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Can Cycling Improve My Running?

Can Cycling Improve My Running?

Cross training in general, and cycling in particular, can greatly improve your running performance. We explain how... Runners are renowned for being stubborn. They love running so much they can’t...
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Can Walking Make You A Better Runner?

Can Walking Make You A Better Runner?

As a runner, the suggestion of walking for exercise can sound a bit strange - the equivalent of a powerlifter picking up some little 2kg weights and effortlessly curling in...
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Treadmill Training: Sessions and Advice

Treadmill Training: Sessions and Advice

  With lockdown still in force, unseasonably cold spring weather and many of us looking after children during the working week, treadmills have their place. So we asked sub-70 half...
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Top 10 Podcasts

Top 10 Podcasts

Not only do we all need a little extra motivation to get out of the door during the winter months, but running as we know it is, well… different. Many...
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