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The COVID Diaries: Running in the time of coronavirus (part 4)

Welcome to the fourth edition of this blog series, catching up with runners and finding out how they coped with running in the time of coronavirus.  Lockdown restrictions have been further relaxed in England now, with different rules in Scotland,...

I ran my first 50-mile ultra virtually in lockdown

Running long-distance outside of a formal race environment is hard. Pushing past marathon distance solo takes a strong mental focus and some serious planning. However, during this time of coronavirus when races are off the cards, many runners have tackled...

Top virtual running events in July 2020

While we still can't see a time when running races will be able to go ahead, the number of available virtual running events has exploded. And they're not just the simple format of old – pick a distance, run...

What could races look like in the future when they return after COVID-19?

It's hard to imagine when we might get back to going to races in the UK. At the time of writing, we're on the cusp of the relaxation of some lockdown restrictions due to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, when we...

The COVID Diaries: Running in the time of coronavirus (part 3)

Welcome to the third instalment in our new blog series, catching up with runners as we navigate this weird time in the UK. Lockdown restrictions have been relaxed a little in England now, with different rules in Scotland, Wales...

The COVID Diaries: Running in the time of Coronavirus (part 2)

Welcome to the second week in our new blog series, catching up with runners as we navigate this weird time in the UK. With no races on the calendar for the foreseeable and a need to retain social distancing...

The COVID Diaries: Running in the time of coronavirus (part 1)

Welcome to our new blog series, catching up with runners as we navigate this weird time in the UK. With no races on the calendar for the foreseeable and a need to retain social distancing measures (ruling out group...

6 ways to improve your running in lockdown

With runners in lockdown around the world, you might be wondering how you can use this time wisely. We’re not talking about finishing 1,000-piece puzzles, reading a book a day or learning to speak Japanese. No, we’re talking about...

2x Olympian Eilish McColgan staying upbeat despite being stranded in Arizona by coronavirus

Elite runner Eilish McColgan – who is the Scottish record holder in the 3000 metres steeplechase – is currently stuck nearly 5,000 miles from home in Flagstaff, Arizona where she had travelled for a Team GB training camp ahead...

Treadmill buying guide for runners in self-isolation

Are you in lockdown, self-isolation or otherwise limited to your home for the time being? As the novel coronavirus spreads across the globe, more and more runners are looking for ways to stay fit at home. One option is...
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Running your first ever race? Here are some tips and advice to help the day go smoothly.

We all remember how nervous we felt about taking part in our first running race. In this blog I...
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