I have mixed feelings about the final chapter of Paula Radcliffe’s running career, writes Chris Broadbent. Now 40, the marathon world-record holder recently took part at Worcester City 10K as she builds up to her marathon swan song in London next April.
Another large stride was taken at the weekend towards running’s last great barrier as Kenyan Dennis Kimetto broke the marathon world record by winning in Berlin in 2:02:57.
A race is often the end goal of months of training and lots of effort. Although being optimally fuelled and hydrated before training runs is important to get the most out of each session, it is essential to have a nutrition plan in place for the days leading up to the race and the race day morning itself. Let’s look at three nutritional reasons why races can go wrong even when your training has been going so well.
In the last year or so, I have felt a new dynamism in my running. I feel motivated and strong. With a marathon to tackle in just over a month, I feel better equipped than ever to improve my personal best.
If you think that running a marathon is a mad idea - all pain and no pleasure. Simply something you would never consider. Read on, we might be able to change your mind…
Last week on a training run with my local club, one of my fellow runners collapsed and died. It was sudden, shocking and deeply tragic.
Trail running across the UK is growing in popularity at a significant rate; that's the view of Mizuno's Rob Henderson. And that trend is the driver behind MIzuno's big advance in the trail shoe market.
This November Dave Weeds will take part in the Antarctic Ice Marathon as he aims to become a member of the prestigious 7 Continents Marathon Club. Here, we ask Dave a few questions on how you can prepare for a race in one of the most in inhospitable terrains on earth.