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    Reasons To Run An Ultra Marathon

    If you’re thinking about Ultra Marathon running you’re probably already pretty clued up on reasons why running is great. So why bother with an ultra? These 8 points scratch…

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    Reasons For Running A Marathon

    What distinguishes a Marathon running event from all the other hundreds you might be able to take part in? Why bother with the whole slog of training? Why not choose the more…

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    Six triathlon myths busted

    Why you should sign up to your first triathlon, and why “I can’t swim” isn’t an excuse not to. Triathlons are fast becoming the new craze, for good reason: Your chance of…

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    Trail Running Tips

    Even if you’re already an amazing runner, it can’t hurt to take on board a few trail running tips if you haven’t done it before. It will be a pretty different running…

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    If you run, you are a runner

    How to enjoy your run and start feeling like a runner When I tell people I’ve just gone for a 30 kilometer run and loved it, the two most common answers I get in response are:…

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    What You Need To Know Before Running A Half Marathon

    There are some things that people only know after actually running a half marathon. Other things just don’t cross anyone’s mind beforehand. So here are a few pointers that…

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    Running injury-free is possible

    Top tips to avoiding the most common injuries runners face It’s common for people to get over-excited when they start a new training plan, and, although enthusiasm…

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    What to eat before a marathon

    How to properly fuel yourself for your next marathon. You’ve done all the training, you’ve got all your kit, you’ve planned your travel, now all you…

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    Ultra Marathon Training

    Top Training Tips For Ultra Running 1. Strength & Fitness Training Ultra Marathon training will require less interval training than other races. Aerobic running is what an…