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Race: Cotswolds Lake 62 Evening Triathlon

The Cotswolds Lake 62 Evening Triathlon is a sprint triathlon consisting of a 400m swim, 16K bike and 5K run. The event reviewed here was the third in a series of four taking place monthly between May and August...

Run Jurassic is back for 2020

Run Jurassic was one of my stand-out events of 2019. The weather was bordering on extreme, with high winds, though it did manage to stay mostly dry! I ran the ultramarathon distance along the stunning Jurassic Coast, starting at...

What it’s like to run the UTMB – a review

Trois, deux, un, GO! A sea of 2,543 runners start moving through the iconic starting archway in Chamonix. Emotions are running high through the field of runners taking on the UTMB (Ultra Trail Mont Blanc) – of which 40%...

Race: Littledown Marathon

The Littledown Harriers, based in Bournemouth, Dorset, is a wonderful runningclub, comprised of a sea of bright orange vests and even brighter personalities. The club was founded in 1990 and prides itself on its inclusive nature and its local...

Race: Giant’s Head Marathon

If you can get a place, Giant's Head Marathon in Dorset is one of the must-run trail-running marathons in the UK. When entries opened for the 2020 race, places filled up in just 15 minutes. Yes, you read that...

Race: The Ultra Tour of Arran

The Ultra Tour of Arran is a two-day ultramarathon set on the Isle of Arran, just off the west coast of Scotland. Run by Rat Race Adventure Sports, the first day takes in the relatively flat south, whereas day...

Phoenix Running: Bonding through the laps

Lapped races hold a certain appeal, bonding runners together like family. Our roving, racing reviewer Amy Robson shares her experience of joining the Phoenix Running team at their lapped trail events.  Welcome to Harlow It was a rainy, dim day in...

Race: Larmer Tree Half Marathon

The UK really does offer some of the most beautiful places to run. Larmer Tree Gardens in Wiltshire is certainly no exception. The beautifully landscaped gardens often play host to weddings and parties, and even a weekend music festival....

Race: Crafty Fox Half Marathon

The Crafty Fox series of events takes place in September 2019 in Dorset, offering scenic and challenging routes across both half-marathon and marathon distance (ish). Our reviewer Amy Robson reflects on her experience at the 2018 half-marathon, completed with...

Race: Harewood House Half Marathon

One runner shares her review of the Harewood House Half Marathon, a British Heart Foundation event (you can also do a 10K or 2K fun run). Katrina Carter has been running on and off as long as she can...
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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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