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22 May

Dressed To Run

Tony AudenshawEmmerdale’s Tony Audenshaw (aka Bob Hope) is one of Britain’s favourite runners.  The soap star is a marathon regular but his repertoire extends from parkrun to ultras.  And he’s got a regular gig online with Marathon Talk.  We find out more ... 

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8 May

A Toast To Portugal

Duoro ValleyWhen it comes to running in a different country, it is not just the promise of warm weather and spectacular scenery that attracts me but the food. Three years on from running the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon, and what sticks in my mind? The delicious Portuguese custard tarts, or pastel de nata that I scoffed, warm from Café Pastéis de Belém, one of the best bakeries in the city which sells 14,000 tarts per day and sits right near the finish line. 

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8 Apr

Keeping Pace

Pacing - watch

Of all the technical aspects of running, pacing is probably the easiest to understand, but one of the hardest to put into practice. Here we take a look at the art and science of staying on pace ...

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25 Mar

Rockin’ And Runnin’

Red Hot Chilli Pepper Band Member - Flea

When you envisage the life of a touring rock star, drug-fuelled parties packed with fawning groupies spring to mind rather than vegan diets and early morning running sessions.  Yet the debauched image of musicians could be a thing of the past as an increasing number take to running and embrace a healthier lifestyle ...

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25 Mar

Video Of The Week - The Color Run

Our video of the week is from The Color Run UK and is sure to brighten your day. With events taking place throughout the country, it should give those planning to enter a taste of what to expect.