Running with Murakami

Ioan Marc Jones | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ioan Marc Jones

I had to get inspired. I had to want to run. I asked successful runners for advice and a couple of friends told me to read a book. It seemed like strange advice, but it was worth a try. The next day I bought Haruki Murakami's What I Talk About When I Talk About Running.

The Changing Face of Running... Meet Parkrun!

Barry Foster | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Barry Foster

These days it seems everyone is a budding Mo Farah undertaking 12 week training plans, quaffing down lean protein shakes and booking sessions in a cryotherapy chamber. Is running becoming elitist or just more of a social pastime?

HuffPost How To: Create The Perfect Soundtrack For Your Run

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Tech

The Problem? You've started running but there's a problem, if the music's too fast then you end up running too quickly, ruining your best time and pot...

London Smog Stops Cameron's Morning Jog

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

Prime Minister David Cameron gave up his regular morning jog because of the toxic smog that has descended on the capital. London's braver runners a...

How Running Meditation Can Up Your Game

Headspace/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With the London Marathon just over a month away, both newbies and veterans are wondering how they can become better runners. The clever people beh...

Jogger Raves About Running In Snow, Immediately Falls Over

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Comedy

"It's the perfect texture for running," says Chelsea here - who was stopped by a news crew in Portland, Oregon, to talk about her and boyfriend Michae...

Jog Your Way to a Longer Life

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

I eat well, keep the unhealthy stuff to a minimum and exercise regularly. In fact, I'll say with confidence that I run at least three or four times a week, covering a couple of 5km runs during the week and longer ones at the weekends, when time permits. Therefore, as a dedicated runner, a recent study caught my attention, claiming that joggers live on average six years longer than non-joggers.

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?

Dear Mum

Jenny Chilton | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jenny Chilton

Breast cancer isn't just the disease of a 'friend of a friend' or a 'cousins friend' or even of a distant relative once removed. We're surrounded by people and their families who are affected by it. Real people, with real bodies and feelings and emotions that will change forever following their treatment.

Fuelling a Sub Two Hour Marathon

Aidan Goggins | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

Endurance sports have exploded in popularity in recent years, and with the New Year once again upon us, we can look forward to further growth as a new contingent of enthusiasts aim to bypass the fads and make firm resolutions; to pound the pavements.

Jogging in Autumn

Laila Escartín-Sorjonen | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Sport
Laila Escartín-Sorjonen

The woods are amazingly beautiful in autumn. So quiet, so gentle. Decay and approaching death have taken hold of the forest, but it is not scary or ugly, on the contrary, it's hypnotically beautiful, it lets the spirit lay at rest.

Do You Think It's Safe To Jog While Pregnant?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

When six-month pregnant Jenny Wright was called a ‘selfish cow’ while out for a run in Leeds’ Roundhay Park, she assumed she’d misheard. Bu...

Why Jogging Makes You Live (Six Years) Longer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Jogging for as little as an hour a week can put years on your life, new research has shown. Regular running increases the average life expectancy o...

Man Dies At Reading Half-Marathon Finish Line

PA | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK

A man died after collapsing at the finishing line of the Reading Half Marathon, its organisers said. The unnamed runner, aged in his late 30s, cros...

Jog on Snobs

Alex Hawley | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK Comedy
Alex Hawley

I thought I would have nothing important to moan about from the weekend; evidently I thought wrong.

Barcelona - Fitness Holiday with a Difference!

Marc Marchant | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Marchant

The past decade has seen a rapid rise in the popularity of fitness holidays, boot camps and yoga retreats. Whether it's learning to kite surf in Tarif...

P Middy Pounds The Pavement | Posted 13.09.2011 | UK Style

If you thought it was genetics alone that gave Pippa Middleton that bum, think again. Ms Middleton hit the streets of the capital today proving she wo...