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A woman timing her Half marathon run
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What is the average half marathon time?

If you are looking for a running event to challenge your fitness and endurance, you might have considered training for a half marathon. The distance is a popular choice for...


Runner timing a 5k run
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What is the average 5K time?

Have you recently signed up for a 5K event? Or maybe you have already completed one and you’re looking to improve your time. Either way if you are training for a 5K, you are...


Runners crossing the start line at a 10k run
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How long is a 10K run?

The 10K run is one of the most popular racing distances for both beginners and experienced runners alike, providing a challenge but remaining accessible even for those with...


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How long is a half marathon?

Half marathons are one of the many popular running events organised and attended throughout the UK every year. As a half marathon is considered by many to be a challenging...


Runner on the road in winter running
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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
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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...


looking at the benefits of exercise
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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...


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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...


At the start line training for a 5k run
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5k Training Plan and Tips

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...


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Edinburgh Marathon Festival

There's a lot more to the Edinburgh Marathon than the race itself - in fact over that weekend there is a whole festival of events going on! The 26.2 mile marathon...


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Top Five Sources of Protein

Want some ideas to add some extra protein in to your diet? Take a look at some of the top foods we regularly turn to when we need to want to add in some extra protein for...