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I had a rare privilege last week when I witnessed an athletics world record. Working at a world-class sporting event like the Monaco Diamond League was already an incredible experience, but to see first-hand a world record and a distance running one at that, was a real treat. Writes Chris Broadbent.
Defeating negativity requires a positive mental approach to running. Jenny Chambers tell us how to put the chattering chimp in his place and suggests other helpful techniques ...
Next month, around 17,000 athletes from nearly 100 countries will compete for World Athletics Championship medals. The chances are you won’t have heard of any of them and you won’t hear anything at all about their golden exploits.
“It’s come about so quickly but I’m really looking forward to it,” Those were the words of our regular contributor, Shona Thomson, when she popped into the runABC office last week ahead of her trip to the Alps to run the Gore-Tex Transalpine Race in late August.
Chris Broadbent speaks to elite runner, Susan Partridge and finds out that a no-frills, natural approach to running is what helps keep her at the top of her game.
The simplest ideas often turn out to be the best ones. Take for example, the Scottish primary school which recently made headlines by ensuring every pupil walked or ran at least one mile every day. The ‘daily mile’ hosted by St Ninian’s Primary near Stirling has helped improve the health of pupils and has also been credited with improving their overall educational and social development.
I was beyond excited when I was offered the opportunity to run the 2015 Bank of America Chicago marathon with Sport Tours International, writes Shona Thomson. Alongside the Boston, New York, London, Berlin, and Tokyo Marathons, it is one of the six World Marathon Majors.
A smooth action makes you a better runner. We look at the role cadence plays in finding the running technique that works for you.
As well as being an avid runner, I am also a big fan of the sport. So this week, I am thrilled to be knocking off one of my ‘bucket list’ running events by witnessing the iconic Dream Mile event at the Bislett Games in Oslo (writes Chris Broadbent).