Half Marathon

Ebola Isn't Over Yet: How Pauline Cafferkey's Return To The Country Reminds Us That The Virus Still Haunts Sierra Leone

Imogen Calderwood | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK
Imogen Calderwood

For many thousands of people, Ebola isn't over. It was a trigger that has sparked so many other issues - homelessness, unemployment, poverty - that will be felt in Sierra Leone for years to come unless its people receive ongoing support to get back on their feet. Without help to rebuild their businesses and get their children back into schools, many more people to come will fall victim to the Ebola crisis.

Mud, Sweat And Tears: A Half-Marathon With A Difference

Jonathan Young | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jonathan Young

Running events evoke all sorts of emotions. There's the nerves in the build-up; the desire as you spring from the start line; the agony of over-worked muscles; the flickering between camaraderie and competition.

Ten Tips For Training For Your First Marathon

Alana Gray | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alana Gray

Got a spring marathon or half marathon coming up, getting nervous, and scrabbling for some last minute training tips?! Having trained for the last three years for a marathon (yes I only ended up completing one, but that's neither here nor there...;-)) and with three half marathons under my belt I feel like I'm at least semi qualified to give this advice!

11 Things That Helped Me Complete My First Half Marathon

Amy Packham | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Packham

I took away the "choice" I had whether or not I should go for a run and made it a necessity in my everyday life, a habit. We do things every day that we don't want to do - cooking, doing our washing, tidying up the kitchen and if we actually had a choice, it's easier to say no.

Dad Runs Half Marathon With Pram, Breaks World Record

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Parents

A dad who ran a half marathon while pushing his 20-month-old daughter in a pram not only won the race, but managed to break a world record. Callum ...

Why Do We Run?

Andy Brown | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andy Brown

If an alien had asked me why all these people had chosen to get up early on a Sunday morning and run 13.1 miles for fun, I would have appreciated their confusion. So why did over 30,000 of us - many paying for the pleasure - turn up at the same time to run in what was effectively a big circle?

Running Fundraisers: How to Choose a Charity

Yasmin Morgan-Griffiths | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Yasmin Morgan-Griffiths

My decision to donate my marathon funds to Amnesty International was based on their excellent reputation, measurable progress and realistic goals. I believe they work to resolve human rights abuses effectively through campaigning for changes to legislation, administration and education.