5 Wacky Races

5 Wacky Races

It's no longer considered crazy to run a marathon, these days you have to try something really unusual. Like one of these 5 wacky races...
A second life for your running shoes

A second life for your running shoes

Your shoes can have a useful second life, even after the cushioning is worn out. Better still, they can be turned into opportunity for people in the developing world.
7 tips to run without injury

7 tips to run without injury

Almost every runner has experienced enough injuries to make them seem inevitable. Yet significant injury can be prevented - I trained for a year to prepare for a full Ironman and managed to stay injury-free throughout - here's how.
Why do 300 million sneakers go to landfill every year?

Why do 300 million sneakers go to landfill every year?

Shoes are the most important, yet least sustainable item of running gear. How can we reduce this mountain of waste?
How do I know when to renew my shoes?

How do I know when to renew my shoes?

It's funny how attached we can get to our running shoes, almost as if they are old friends. They run every mile with us, no matter the weather. But (unlike old friends) there comes a time when our shoes need to be changed out for a springy new pair. So when is that time and how can we know it? 
So this is how we run

So this is how we run

Emily is describes herself as someone trying to become a regular runner, yet she runs twice and clocks 10 miles a week. Are we modest or underestimating our true ability?
Why should I replace my running shoes?

Why should I replace my running shoes?

As runners we often read that we ought to be replacing our running shoes more frequently. Is this just a marketing ploy by shoe manufacturers? Actually there are some very solid reasons that shoes wear out, and when they do you're at a greater risk of injury.
Learning to love hills

Learning to love hills

Despite most runners' fears, there's a lot to be said for running hills. It works new muscles, grows your endurance, burns more calories and most of all, it offers amazing views.  So how can you work them into your routine? Here are some ideas to help you learn to love the hills.
Running in the cold can be fun too!

6 tips to make your running resolution stick in 2022

Making a resolution to run more? Or run better? Check out these suggestions to upgrade a resolution to a habit and start the year being your better.

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