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24 Jun

The School Run

School pupils running

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.  

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23 Jun

It’s All Go Chicago!

Shona ThomsonI 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. 

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10 Jun

Dream Comes True

Steve Cram Dream Mile

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).

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10 Jun

Video of the Week - Kent Roadrunner Marathon

Our video of the week is from last month's Kent Roadrunner Marathon. The video gives you various views of the race – from a spectator and participant's perspective, as well as several aerial shots too.


3 Jun

Under Doctor's Orders

Dr MurrayHaving run from John O’Groats to the Sahara Desert, completed seven ultra marathons on seven continents in consecutive days and taking first place at the North Pole Marathon, Dr. Andrew Murray’s running CV is like a bucket list for runners.  Here, he tells us about the many benefits of running.

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22 May

Dressed To Run

Tony AudenshawEmmerdale’s Tony Audenshaw (aka Bob Hope) is one of Britain’s favourite runners.  The soap star is a marathon regular but his repertoire extends from parkrun to ultras.  And he’s got a regular gig online with Marathon Talk.  We find out more ... 

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