UK Running

Real Life Forrest Gump Runs 42 Back-To-Back Marathons

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A man dressed as Forrest Gump has ran the equivalent of 42 back-to-back marathons over 42 days. Ewan Gordon, from Oxfordshire, ran 26 miles a day ...

Running for More Than Yourself

Lisa Regan | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Regan

Sometimes we look to the wrong things to fulfil us or make ourselves happy, I believe happiness comes from simplicity. Look at your life and see what really has made you feel good and in a place where things are balanced and content.

Why I Told A Stranger My Problems While Running Around Hyde Park

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

I've never been to therapy. That's what I told William Pullen, psychotherapist and creator of Dynamic Running Therapy, when he asked. I've alw...

Running Toys and Subwoofed Noise: Britain's Running Favourites

Will Ross | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Sport
Will Ross

On the Friday before the London Marathon, two of the capital's great eastern structures became the focus of the British running scene. The ExCel, desi...

Even 'This Girl Can' Run a Mile

Helen Rankin | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Rankin

It wasn't just the total lack of confidence I had in my ability, I was also plagued with concerns about how I looked when I ran. Gym kit can feel particularly exposing and I found it very easy to worry that people would see me running and think "look at that larger lady running".

It's Okay to Hate Running

Sophia Eribo | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sophia Eribo

That's it. No more. I've decided a clean break is for the best. Like a failed relationship, I've experienced the anger, the sorrow, the resignation...

This Is What The Extra Shoelace Hole On Your Trainers Is For

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Every pair of trainers we've ever owned has had extra shoelace holes and until now, their purpose has been a mystery. But a new video has enlighten...

Sarah Ann Harris

Why Sports Bras And Trainers Mean More To These Homeless Women Than Politicians' Promises

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK

After Christine suffered two breakdowns, and her family couldn’t afford to support her, she suddenly found herself homeless. "I lost my dignity,"...

No Distance Left to Run

Corrie McGuire | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Sport
Corrie McGuire

This weekend I ran a marathon. That's genuinely a sentence I never thought I'd type, and it still feels quite odd. Whilst I was prepared for it to simultaneously be the best and worst experience of my life, it was neither. I don't really know how I feel about the whole thing.

Life After London Marathon

Jez Bragg | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Sport
Jez Bragg

Last weekend's London Marathon produced another memorable spectacle through the streets of the capital with tens of thousands of runners pushing themselves through the physical and mental rollercoaster of 26.2miles...

Why Walking the London Marathon is Miles Better Than Running It

Nina Barough CBE | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Sport
Nina Barough CBE

I have a huge respect for the people who do the training and complete the race. The dedication and discipline it takes is amazing... I know, I've done it, but that doesn't change the fact that it's better for you to walk the Marathon than run it.

My Marathon Story: Blood, Sweat and Many, Many Tears

Lucy McGuire | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Sport
Lucy McGuire

Running this event was something I'd felt an overwhelming urge to do for many years. But when my eldest sister, Joanne, unexpectedly passed away in 2004 following a life of severe epilepsy, my casual interest in running became a coping mechanism for unbearable grief.

15 Entrepreneurship Lessons from Running

Dmitry Dmitriev | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK
Dmitry Dmitriev

For the last year I've been in my roller-coaster developing an enterprise in training and development industry. This year I've also started practicing for a half-marathon and marathon.

This Drinking Club Has A Severe Running Problem

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

For most of us, the words "pub" and "crawl" bring back memories of university days gone by that, quite frankly, we'd rather forget. But the London ...

How to Prepare for an Ultra Marathon

Scott Overall | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Sport
Scott Overall

With one of the UK's best, and largest, ultra-marathons, The Wall, set to take place over the weekend of 20th/21st June, there is just enough time to get race ready so that you can join the hundreds of other runners take on the scenic course along 69 miles of Hadrian's Wall.

Male Long-Distance Runner Are (Probably) More Attractive To Women

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Male long-distance runners are not only fitter than most - they may also find it easier to attract women, researchers have said. People who are bet...

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...

Why Less Is More

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Sport

Nike have relaunched their new 'Free' collection in an attempt to take runners back to basics, by honing down to the design features that give athlete...

How This Woman Lost Ten Stone Without Leaving The House

Talk To The Press / SWNS | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If the thought of joining the gym sends shivers down your spine, then take a leaf out of Kirste Crompton's book. The mother-of-five transformed her...

570-Pound Man Finishes 5K, Inspires Many Others

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most people won't forget the moment they finished running their first 5k, but for Derek Mitchell, the moment was all the more special because of his c...

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'...

If John McClane Became a Priest

Adam Hamdy | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Hamdy

Running a marathon in one of the world's hot spots would seem risky to most people, but Doug has a history of undertaking endeavours that would make other people blench.

This Is The Fastest Really Old Man In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Sport

Sports enthusiast and 95-year-old retired dentist Dr. Charles Eugster has become the fastest man in his age category after beating the 200 metre indoo...

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.