In our days of print, runABC magazine carried a review of Martin Thomerson's ‘It Kept Me off the Streets’. Now Martin is back with the sequel to his original tale of a runner’s journey to an unsuccessful attempt at Europe’s biggest trail race, the UTMB.
runABC's Jane Holt, a real ultra and trail running enthusiast, willingly accepted an assignment to put the new Supercross GTX Women's trail running shoe through its paces. Shoes delivered, she headed out...
A study undertaken by the University of Chichester found that running with a dog can enhance the energising effects of exercise. The research undertaken with grain-free pet food brand, Canagan, suggests exercising with a dog will significantly increase feelings of stamina and most of all, vigour - compared to going it alone. The mood data also showed that negative mood states like depression, anger and fatigue decreased following all runs.
The organisers of Limassol Marathon have announced that their event will be part of the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Rankings. The event – officially the OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO – has been confirmed as a qualifying race for the World Marathon Majors age group championships in 2021.
The use of water bottles has become the main focus of sustainability in running. The familiar sight of thousands of discarded plastic bottles strewn across a road, used for only a matter of seconds each, has evolved into a very uncomfortable image for organisers and participants alike.
I'm not a big parkrun tourist, compared to some, but I've added a couple of new ones in August. Like all parkruns they were unique. The first, an inaugural, was scenic with lochside (aka lakeside) views and woodlands trails; flat too. That plus a festive first time atmosphere meant 10/10.