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How long is a half marathon?

Every year in the UK, a range of running events are organised and this includes various half marathon events. These are attended by many people, some of whom come...


Running Tips: Winter Running Gear

Running in Winter is at its heart not all that different from running in summer really - a focused mind and goals will keep you going, but cold weather and dangerous...


Tough Mudder Discount Codes and Early Bird

Taking part in mud runs all across the UK can become an expensive hobby! We stay on the lookout for any early bird offers or discount codes to make sure you always...


How to train for a duathlon for beginners

If you are thinking of trying out a duathlon in 2019 we have put together some great tips for beginners. It can be hard moving from just running or bike events to...

A female participant running the Willow 10K

Willow 10K and 5K Run: Video

The Willow 10K and 5K runs are a great pair of races where you get the chance to have a great time and raise money for some young adults who are suffering from very...


Tough Mudder Clapham - London South

Tough Mudder came to Clapham last year and they have just released the dates for this years muddy run. Taking place on 4th and 5th October 2019 with entry prices...

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What are the benefits of exercise?

I don’t think anyone can disagree that exercise is good for you, and it has some really great impacts for your health and mindset. It used to baffle me that when I talked to...


Mud Run Training Program for Beginners

Mud Runs and obstacle races have been gaining popularity all over the world, and are a great way to keep fit whilst having plenty of fun. Unlike most other running type...

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The best fitness motivation quotes for 2019

It can be a struggle sometimes to get the motivation that you need to get out on that first run or to sort out your bike for the first ride of the year. Whether you just want...


Running Tips: How to train for a 5k

We have put together some running tips for anyone who wants to run a 5k for a charitable cause or simply wants to get in shape. A 5k (3.1 miles) is a long-distance road race...

Map of race to the stones

Race to The Stones: The Dixons Carphone Story

Race to the Stones is an award-winning 100km ultra-challenge which takes place on 14-15th July 2018. The route starts in Lewknor in Oxfordshire and ends at the ancient...


Pretty Muddy: Anna's Story

Anna Mawer is choosing to show cancer who's boss and taking part in the Cancer Research Race Series Pretty Muddy. We take a look at what this muddy run entails and...