Six of the Best Excuses for Not Running - And One Big Reason Why You Should

Jackie Scully | Posted 18.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jackie Scully

Rather than sit here squeezing my knee every five minutes (which I am sure is not helping) I thought I'd share my very best excuses for not exercising (along with the responses I think right now) in the hope that it might encourage you to clock up a few excuse-free miles for yourself.

Running On Rose Petals

Elaine Benton | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Benton

There can't be too many Gaucher patients who are physically able and willing to run a marathon. It takes great dedication and determination to prepare for and undertake such an event.

Six Marathons in Five Days in 120°F and All to Help People With a Learning Disability

Toby Barnard | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Sport
Toby Barnard

Coming from such a comparative background of privilege and witnessing lives that in many cases have very little hope of a bright future provides a powerful incentive to make any small impact I could to benefit children's lives. I was powerless to help the children I saw when I was away, but I knew I could make a difference to those in the UK.

Why Run The London Marathon? I Don't Know. That's Why.

Michael Rundle | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Sport
Michael Rundle

I'm honestly not sure why I'm running the London Marathon. And I'm desperately trying to keep it that way. If there's one thing I've learned from training it's the importance of tactical stupidity.

What to Do With The Little S***'s?

Julie Creffield | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Sport
Julie Creffield

He had to call out "Fatty Must Run" and then roll around laughing and soaking up the admiration of his dad and his friends... I often find myself the victim of abuse from these children not even out of primary school yet. What compels them to be so mean?

Train for a Marathon in Three Days Flat - The 10 Dos and Don'ts

Bill Coles | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Sport
Bill Coles

There are a few things that you can do before the marathon that might help... Running is not one of these things. Should have done it months ago - but you didn't, and now you've only got three days left to train for the thing. Did I mention that you're clinically insane?

Boston Marathon Bombing: Is 'Running Man' A Suspect?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK

FBI agents are reportedly scrutinising images of a man running from the scene of the Boston Marathon bombings. The shots, taken by amateur photogr...

London Marathon Runners Urged To Run 'Hand Over Hearts'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

London marathon runners are being urged to race on Sunday 'for Boston' and cross the finish line with their hands on their hearts in memory of those k...

From Man On The Roof To 'Suspicious Facebook Pages'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Boston Marathon Bombing: Is 'Running Man' A Suspect? Conspiracy theorists have gone into overdrive to try to explain the Boston Marathon bo...

Prince Harry To Attend London Marathon

PA | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

Prince Harry will attend the London Marathon this weekend despite the bombings at the Boston Marathon. Security for the major sporting event in the...

Pakistani Taliban: 'We Will Kill Americans But We Are Not Involved In Boston'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

The Pakistani Taliban has denied any involvement in the Boston marathon bombings saying: "Wherever we find Americans we will kill them, but we don't h...

Fake Charity And Twitter Accounts Capitalising On Boston Tragedy

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

A number of fake charity Twitter accounts and Facebook pages have been set up in the wake of the Boston marathon bombings in an attempt to capitalise ...

Security For London Marathon And Thatcher's Funeral 'Under Review'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

Security for the London Marathon and Baroness Thatcher's funeral will be under scrutiny in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombs that have killed...

Boston Marathon Bombs 'Likely To Be Al Qaeda Or Right Wing Extremist Group'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

A terrorism expert has said he thinks the bombs at the Boston Marathon are the work of "either an Al Qaeda-affiliated group or a right-wing extremist ...

WATCH: Two Explosions Rock Boston Marathon

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs and Ned Simons | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

Two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon that killed three people and left as many as 140 injured are being probed by the FBI in a "po...

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?

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.

Off to Brazil for the UVU Jungle Marathon

Shirley Thompson | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK Sport
Shirley Thompson

Well I am off to Brazil in a few days to prepare the trail for this year's UVU Jungle Marathon. Always a hugely exhausting few weeks as the Brazilians in the Amazon region do tend to have the "never-do-today-what-you-can-put-off-until-next-week" syndrome. It's hard to motivate them and often frustrating.

Eddie Izzard To Run 27 Marathons In Honour Of Nelson Mandela

WENN | Posted 11.05.2012 | Home

British actor Eddie Izzard will pay tribute to Nelson Mandela by running 27 charity marathons in 27 consecutive days to represent each year the former...

35,000 Prepare For A Long, Long Sunday

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Sport

After months of gruelling training runs, 35,000 runners are counting down the hours to reaching the start line at Sunday's Virgin London Marathon. ...