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18 Nov

Vernon Building Towards Olympics

Andy VernonAndy Vernon is one of the UK’s leading distance runners with proven ability on road, track and cross-country. Like just about every British international runner, his achievements are a little overshadowed by mega-star Mo Farah. Earlier this year he emerged from relative anonymity when he engaged in a pretty heated Twitter spat with the double Olympic champion, which culminated in a bizarre fashion with Vernon being compared with US pop star Taylor Swift.

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11 Nov

Seasoned Runner

Autumn running

I had a thrilling yomp through a country park on Sunday morning. There was a light breeze, cool temperature, sprinkling of rain, puddles, muddy patches, hungry, pushy ducks and piles and piles of brown leaves. Is there a greater way to enjoy autumn? If there is, then I have yet to find it.

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7 Oct

My Running Blog

Laura FountainMeet’s Laura Fountain. Laura is a qualified run leader and reformed couch potato. From humble lazy blogger beginnings in 2008, she has gone on to run eight marathons as well as an ultra marathon and triathlon, and has her own podcast and two books published. runABC found out more about her blogging life …

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2 Oct

Video Of The Week - Genghis Khan Ice Marathon

Our video of the week is from runABC contributor, Shona Thomson, in anticipation of her attempt to run the inaugural Genghis Khan Ice Marathon in Mongolia next year. Shona will be joined by a team which includes adventurer and ultra runner Dr Andrew Murray. It’s sure to be a blockbuster effort!