Striking it right: running and foot strike

Striking it right: running and foot strike

THERE’S been a lot of debate about what type of foot strike is more efficient for endurance running. But just how important is it and what difference does it make to your running? Types of foot strikeWith the rise in…

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Why I’m running a marathon after a 10-year break

Why I’m running a marathon after …

IT’S 10 years since I last ran a marathon. In those years, I’ve set personal bests at all distances from 3000m to half marathon, but I never returned to the marathon distance. ‘Are you going to run a marathon?’ running…

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15 ways to stay motivated to run

15 ways to stay motivated to run

FINDING the motivation to run during the cold, dark winter months can be a challenge, but don’t despair. Here’s how you can stay motivated and keep your training on track this autumn and winter. Get organisedSet a goal. Whether it’s…

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Five spring marathons that aren’t in London

Five spring marathons that aren’t in …

If you didn’t get into the London Marathon then don’t be disappointed, there are plenty of 26.2 alternatives in the UK. Here are five of the best spring marathons. Edinburgh Marathon Sunday 24 May 2020If you’re looking for a fast…

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9 reasons why the Great North Run is so special

9 reasons why the Great North Run is …

THE Great North Run is one of the biggest half marathons in the UK if not the world. Each year around 57,000 runners take on the 13.1 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields. But why is it so…

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