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eating porridge before a 10k run

What to eat before a 10k Run

The food you eat before you begin your race is what will keep you fuelled up, so choosing the right food and portions is key. How much do I need to eat before a 10k? Although a 10k is one of the sho…
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Runners racing in a half marathon

Top half marathon running tips

To help you get to grips with a half marathon, and run your best race yet, we’ve put together our top 10 tips for training and running a half. Pace yourself It might seem like a good idea to sprint…
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How to run a marathon faster

How to run a marathon faster

Do some practice races When we say do some practice races, we’re not talking about completing marathons but rather signing up to a few shorter races like 5k, 10k or even half marathon events to prepa…
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How long does it take to walk a mile

How long does it take to walk a mile?

How long is a mile? A mile is equal to 1609.34 meters - now this may make no sense to you if you don’t understand measurements and distance (don’t worry I’m with you on that one!), so to put it simpl…
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People running on the beach at the Island races middle distance triathlon

The Islander Video

Kicking off with blackwater swim of nearly 2km, challengers will then endure a 90km cycle around quaint Essex back roads. The final leg, a 21km run, is one complete lap of the island. While this cour…
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How long is a full ironman

How long is a Full Ironman triathlon?

If you are looking to take part in a triathlon of any length, you’ll find that races are divided into age groups. This means that you will be competing alongside other male or female triathletes who f…
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What is the average cycling speed

What Is The Average Cycling Speed?

Cycling Conditions The environment you are cycling in has a big impact on your average speed. Your speed in a hilly environment will differ to a flat, smooth surface. If you’re whizzing downhill you’…
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Liverpool rock n roller video

Liverpool Rock and Roller Video

With a route including the iconic Royal Albert Dock, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Eleanor Rigby Statue, the Anglican Cathedral, and finishing on the Kings Parade waterfront at Exhibition Centre L…
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People taking part in the inflatable 5k run

5k Inflatable Run Discounts

Right now, Inflatable 5k are offering you some amazing deals, if you take the plunge and sign up now.  With a whopping 40% off all upcoming races, dropping the price from £45.50 to £29.95, there real…
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People taking part in the Bournemouth Marathon

Bournemouth Marathon Festival Video

“Running as it should be!” is how the Bournemouth Marathon Festival describes itself – and it has a point! Whether you’re after a challenge with the full marathon or half, or something a little less…
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Spartan Race Logo Discounts

Spartan Race Discounts 2019

Start off with the ‘Sprint’, a 5k route with 20 pretty brutal obstacles to overcome. Tough nuts can then take on the 13km ‘Super’ and 21km ‘Beast’! And right now, Spartan Race is showing the love wit…
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Runners taking part in the Stirling Scottish Marathon

What are the Best UK Marathons?

Your winning moment deserves a winning location, so here’s our selection of the best marathons in the UK: The Virgin Money London Marathon Why we rate it… The cornerstone of the UK running calendar.…