Running Tips

How to Prepare for Your First 10k

Rory Knight | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rory Knight

Now you're been inspired to hit the streets and found your nearest Race for Life 10k event (they are nationwide), how do you break into this running fraternity? It's easy! Cost wise, you have no excuse. An expensive gym membership isn't required, and at present there is no toll or oxygen consumption charge levied at runners that I know of.

Twenty Tips for Running Your First Marathon

Katie Leach | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Sport
Katie Leach

I'd always looked at people running marathons before I attempted mine and thought; "it can't be that hard can it". Although I'd done a few half marathons and thought the prospect of running it twice seemed the most ridiculous concept ever, I still didn't think it would be quite as hard mentally and physically as it was...

What Should I Take With Me on Marathon Day? Because I'm Ready to Be the Sachet Cowboy

Vikki Stone | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Sport
Vikki Stone

Here's the thing that's been troubling me about my London Marathon training at the moment: 'should I train with what they're going to give me on the day'...

Five Tips to Help Maintain Your Winter Running Mojo

Jez Bragg | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Sport
Jez Bragg

The New Year often signals the start of fitness campaigns for many people, but in some respects it's the hardest time of year to do so being in the midst of winter with shorter days and poor weather. It does however present the opportunity for a big psychological win if you can conquer these challenging factors and jump on the fitness wagon towards your chosen goal. ..

So You've Decided to Run a Marathon?

Vikki Stone | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vikki Stone

Last year I did a 100 mile bike ride for charity, and it wasn't that hard. (I can type that with some ease, as it's been nearly 5 months since I was at mile 99 and crying because I didn't want to cycle anymore.) So, it made perfect sense to sign up for the London Marathon.

A Beginner's Guide to Running Your First 10k

Natalie Glaze | Posted 28.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Glaze

The other weekend I was given the opportunity to run a 10k in Paris, amazing right? Yes, but that was mainly due to the Paris part, less the 10k. So let me fill you in on a little secret, before that weekend I had never run a 10k. So I was thinking, I wish that I had been told a few things about running your first 10k which would have made my life a little easier. 

Forget Those Marathon Try-Hards: Here's How 'Lazy Jogging' Can Give You A Healthy Heart

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If the thought of working out next to lycra-clad gym buffs fills you with dread, then it's time to think again. New research has shown that even '...

What Happened When 4 HuffPost Editors Took On A 10K Challenge?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For those of us who run occasionally, there's nothing quite like signing up to a race to push your fitness levels a little bit further. For absolu...

Seven Top Tips for Training for a Marathon - For Beginners

Stacey Lucas | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Sport
Stacey Lucas

That time of year where runners are gearing up for the marathons for fantastic causes. When people watch a marathon they tend to think 'I wish I could do that' or 'next year I will do this'. Here are 7 top tips on how to prepare for a marathon for beginners...

Artist Maps Where People Run In The World's Best Cities

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Tech

Where do people like to run? You might be surprised by the answer. A digital artist has taken reams of data from the app Runkeeper, and produced these...

10 Reasons To Take Up Running In 2012

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If taking up running is one of your New Year's resolutions but you haven't quite managed to get started, you might be pleased to hear that a gentle jo...

Get Fit Fast: Beginner's Guide To Running | Posted 10.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Fitness authro and personal trainer to the stars, Matt Roberts, encourages us to dust off our running shoes and take to the streets....