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Your 10k Training Guide - The Final Leg

Rory Knight | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rory Knight

The last few days of any running plan should involve tapering off on your training. Reduce your mileage to prevent fatigue and ensure that you step onto that start line in optimal physical condition.

Lost on the Isle of Skye

Danny Bent | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Danny Bent

Thoughts of dying on the mountains fizzed through my mind. We'd been up here for 10 hours now and although the sun barely set this North we knew that if it got any lower the temperatures would plummet. Looking around at the cliff faces that dominated the small amount of visions we had I began to panic and once the gang saw that in my eyes I saw it spread to them too.

Empowering Running Magazine Cover Features Plus Size Model

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If Sport England's groundbreaking This Girl Can campaign has proved anything, it's that women who exercise come in all shapes and sizes - and that is ...

Put Some Adventure Into Your Run

Danny Bent | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Danny Bent

You remember that feeling when you were a kid racing round the running track. When did you lose that buzz, the love of running you used to get each time you pulled on your trainers?

How Much Should You Exercise While Pregnant?

The Huffington Post UK | q | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Parents

There is much debate that goes into what to do, what not to do and how to do it when it comes to working out during pregnancy. For some women, it's...

10 Things You Need To Know About Running Your First 10K

Rachel Moss | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Moss

If you told me at the start of the year that I would be able to run 10K, I'd have probably laughed. But a few weeks back I ran the Nike Women's 10K in Victoria Park (and bloomin' loved it). So whether you're considering signing up for your first 10K race, or you've already committed to doing one (eek!) here's everything you need to know in 10 easy points.

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 | 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...