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In-depth Tailwind review

Are you looking for the right sports fuel for your next long-distance race? Tailwind Nutrition might be just what you're looking for. Our reviewer, Amy Robson, gives her in-depth thoughts on the sports nutrition range in this Tailwind review.  I’ll...

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%...

Dartmoor Prison Break 2019 – Race Report

What to expect in the Dartmoor Prison Break race, summed up in one early-hours encounter…  It was four in the morning when I found myself 'jogging' down a narrow A-road somewhere in Cornwall (I honestly couldn't tell you where). A...

Review: The Rise of the Ultra Runners

I’m a big fan of Adharanand Finn’s previous books, The Way of the Runner and Running with the Kenyans. I also like to run ultramarathons. So, when given the chance to review the author and runner’s latest book, The...

UK ultrarunner to attempt FKT along Dorset coast

This April, Dan Williams will be taking on an epic challenge on the Dorset coastline. He will attempt to run and speed hike the whole of the Dorset coast in one go, setting an official Fastest Known Time (FKT)...

An interview with Allie Bailey

Allie Bailey runs a really, really long way. For fun. In early 2018 she went to Mongolia, where she was the first woman to run across a frozen lake. Since then, she has taken part in race recces in...

Running in Iran: Mahsa Torabi

In Iran, there are a mind-boggling number of obstacles to women being able to run. But that didn’t put off Mahsa Torabi, who in 2016 became the first-ever woman to run a marathon in Iran. Although women were officially...
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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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