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  • Follow The (Female) Pacer

    13 Dec 2014

    It seems that if you are planning to set a PB at your next marathon, you will be better off sticking with a female, rather than male, pacer

  • Sichel Looks Forward

    12 Dec 2014

    After recovering from last summer’s 3100 mile race in New York – the World’s Longest Certified Footrace—William Sichel, 61, said he has no plans to retire and is preparing for his next challenge

  • Money Chasers

    11 Dec 2014

    For many, this might just be the perfect job: getting paid for going on a run

  • Beer Mile Goes Official

    8 Dec 2014

    First introduced as a fun and light-hearted way of drinking while running, the beer mile gained its status as an official event on Wednesday

  • Be Jantastic In 2015

    3 Dec 2014

    The start of December heralds a number of running-related challenges—Marcothon and AdventRunning are just two—and 2015 will see the return of Jantastic

  • Honey, I Blew Up The Treadmill

    30 Nov 2014

    While runners, traditionally, have been loathe to swap the outdoors for pounding on a treadmill, a new machine might just be of interest

  • The Perfect Advent Calendar For Runners

    23 Nov 2014

    As we all know, lacing up during the winter months can be the most challenging in the training cycle.

  • Coast To Coast For Drew

    19 Nov 2014

    Newcastle’s Gosforth Harriers is organising a 140 mile coast-to-coast run to raise money for one of their members, Drew Graham.

  • Mo Confirmed For Birmingham

    18 Nov 2014

    Mo Farah will kick-start his 2015 campaign by competing at the Indoor Grand Prix in February in what will be his seventh time racing at the event

  • All Not So Merry On Merseyside

    13 Nov 2014

    After news that Liverpool City Council have planned to impose a significant road closure charge for the staging of the upcoming Santa Dash, BTR Liverpool has announced this morning that it will move its head office from the city

  • Plan B For Jeptoo

    6 Nov 2014

    After news broke that Rita Jeptoo tested positive for a banned substance last Thursday, believed to be EPO, the Kenyan runner has requested an analysis of her B urine sample

  • World Record Holders Join Forces

    27 Oct 2014

    Current marathon world record holders, Dennis Kimetto and Paula Radcliffe, have confirmed they will compete at the 15K Montferland Run in ‘s-Heerenberg

  • Sichel Claims Record Haul

    21 Sep 2014

    William Sichel’s performance at the Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence Race in New York has resulted in the Orkney-based ultra runner laying claim to 58 new records

  • Vernon Shining Light At Silva

    3 Aug 2014

    Leading outdoor brand Silva has announced that Andy Vernon, the British international runner, is the latest athlete to join as a brand ambassador

  • run2work Ready For Round 3

    28 Jul 2014

    After the success of the opening two installments, participants of the run2work movement are preparing for its third outing on Thursday 7 August

  • Chester Marathon Goes Metric

    24 Jul 2014

    Organisers of the MBNA Chester Marathon have announced the introduction of a Metric Marathon to run in conjunction with this year's event

  • Second Summer Outing For run2work

    22 Jun 2014

    After the success of the opening event earlier this month, the run2work initiative is preparing for its second summer outing on Thursday 3 July

  • run2work Set For Launch

    31 May 2014

    A new initiative that encourages UK residents to ditch their daily commute in favour of a run begins this Thursday (5 June)

  • Inspire Your Running Group

    28 May 2014

    The BBC is inviting running groups to promote their activities to a wider audience through their Get Inspired programme

  • Ditch The Daily Commute And run2work

    28 Apr 2014

    A new initiative called run2work is encouraging us to make the most of the extra daylight by ditching the regular train commute and run to work on Thursday 5 June