Running

  • ASICS has created a new face cover for runners

    ASICS has created a new face cover for runners

    1 August 2020

    How do you feel when you try to run with a face mask? Is it uncomfortable? Despite the recent story of the GP who ran 22 miles with a face mask on to prove that it can be done and…

  • ‘I really wanted to challenge myself’

    ‘I really wanted to challenge myself’

    31 July 2020

    Carla Molinaro ran from Lands End to John O’Groats and smashed the current women’s world record. Christina Neal finds out why and how she did it and why some of her fuel consisted of pizza and sausages. Imagine having your…

  • Pass The Baton: A virtual global relay event

    Pass The Baton: A virtual global relay event

    23 July 2020

    Lockdown relay ‘Pass the Baton’ has attracted over 1,000 runners from 31 countries across all seven continents – raising £6,000 for UNICEF to date. You could get involved and do your bit for a very good cause. Pass the Baton…

  • Start running today!

    Start running today!

    20 July 2020

    New to running? Get started without finding it too demanding at first with our beginner’s training plan. Before you start, we recommend that you invest in a good pair of supportive trainers suitable for your running style. Visit a specialist…

  • Run a virtual marathon

    Run a virtual marathon

    19 July 2020

    Virtual runs are hugely popular now that events have been cancelled. You can even run a virtual marathon, so lace up your trainers, get out there and start clocking up the miles! As a result of the pandemic there has…

  • The benefits of Reiki for runners

    The benefits of Reiki for runners

    16 July 2020

    This healing Japanese therapy could help you improve your running and boost your body’s ability to recover after a run, says Tina Chantrey. Reiki is a complementary therapy that focuses on your life force energy; by boosting this you aid…

  • Stay motivated to keep on running

    Stay motivated to keep on running

    9 July 2020

    Losing your running mojo? Try some of our strategies here to maximise your motivation. Find some company If you don’t fancy joining a club or running on your own, enlist a friend to run with you. Ideally, they should be…

  • How to improve your running

    How to improve your running

    6 July 2020

    Get fitter and faster and avoid getting into a rut with our top tips. Whether you plan to be a fast runner who nails personal bests and gets fitter and fitter ,or you just want to do it for run,…

  • Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running 2020 cancelled

    Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running 2020 cancelled

    29 June 2020

    Organisers of the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running, Caledonian Concepts, have today announced the cancellation of the 2020 event due to the challenges posed by the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Scheduled to take place on 4th October 2020, the Baxters…

  • Race To The Stones: A New Virtual Challenge

    Race To The Stones: A New Virtual Challenge

    25 June 2020

    Threshold Sports has announced the launch of the Dixons Carphone ‘Virtual’ Race to the Stones – which is free for anyone to enter. Threshold’s inaugural virtual event comes following the postponement of the annual Threshold Trail Series to 2021 due…