Jasmin Paris’s record breaking feat at the Montane Spine was another example of how female athletes continue to push the boundaries in endurance sport (writes Jane Holt). This begs the question of whether women are better suited to extreme races such as The Spine and will they outperform men in this and other similar events.
Marrakech in January is the ideal destination for an early year marathon or for a half marathon that will set you up for the spring test of your choice over the classic 26.2 mile distance. It's also a great place for a short winter break with a colourful race thrown in if that's what you fancy.
New year, new me. Some express it far and wide, others are more reserved about the personal revolution the turning of the year will herald. Most of us - at some level - have a sense of renewal at New Year and the resetting of goals. Often – in fact nearly always – health related.
Another BBC Sports Personality of the Year, another entirely predictable debate over whether anyone in British sport has a personality and another social media outrage over BBC bias against men, women, the English, the Scottish, snooker, darts, tiddlywinks and so on.
Defeating negativity requires a positive mental approach to running. Jenny Chambers, an admired and fondly remembered contributor, tells us how to put the chattering chimp in his place and suggests other helpful techniques in this article first published in 2015
Plastics in the ocean has become one of the pressing issues of our time (writes Chris Broadbent). The last 12 months have seen the environmental consequences of human behaviour graphically laid bare, particularly through powerful BBC’s programmes Blue Planet and Drowning in Plastic.
We look into the runABC archive and dust off Rachael Woolston's report from the Angkor Wat International Half Marathon and the spellbinding magic of running around the 12th century ruins of the dazzling monument to the Khmer empire in Cambodia…