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runners taking part in a 5k run
Fitness

How long is a 5k run?

For those who are new to running, training to complete a 5k race is an ideal starting point. Hundreds of 5k events take place across the UK all year round, ranging from...


People taking part in the Epping 5k
Discounts

Early Bird: Race For Life - Cancer Research

Cancer Research provides nearly 300 running events each year in their series of women only races. These events are extremely popular and you can complete them ...


Runners crossing the start line at a marathon
Fitness

How long is a marathon?

Whether you’re new to running or have several events under your belt already, you’ve most likely heard of the famed long-distance event – the marathon! Several marathon...


People taking part in the Brighton Marathon
Fitness

Best Half Marathons in the UK

So, you’re mad enough to attempt a half marathon for the first time? Or maybe you consider 21km a warm up? Whatever your experience, it’s the best feeling in the world to...


Runners crossing the start line at a 10k run
Fitness

How long is a 10K run?

The 10K run is popular amongst both beginners and experienced runners. The distance provides a challenging step up from a 5K but is still accessible to those new to running...


start and end showing distance of a half marathon
Fitness

How long is a half marathon?

Half marathons are one of the many popular running events organised and attended throughout the UK every...


Runner on the road in winter running
Fitness

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...


Taking part in training for a duathlon event
Fitness

How to train for a duathlon for beginners

If you are thinking of trying out a duathlon 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
Videos

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...


A man taking part in the Muddy Runs Tough Mudder Midlands
Videos

Tough Mudder Clapham | Video

Tough Mudder came to Clapham last year and they have just released the dates for this years muddy run. ...


looking at the benefits of exercise
Fitness

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...


Fitness

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...