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  • Get better at hill running

    Get better at hill running

    11th October 2019

    Adding hills to a running session can bring a whole new meaning to the word exhaustion. Why is it that hills cause some runners to get injured and others not? Matt Phillips investigates For some runners, hill running is a…

  • Five ways for runners to stay motivated

    Five ways for runners to stay motivated

    3rd September 2019

    Bored of training for those ‘normal’ race distances? Bring the spark back to your training with these must-try tips… If you’re a regular runner and already have lots of races under our belt, you may wonder what comes next. Variety…

  • From elite runner to sub 10 hour Ironman runner

    From elite runner to sub 10 hour Ironman runner

    27th August 2019

    This is the latest update of Stuart Robinson’s journey ‘From elite runner to sub 10 hour Ironman in 18 months’. I have now completed my first Half Ironman event in Stafford. Here’s how it went down… Stafford was my first…

  • ‘We love the challenging landscapes’

    ‘We love the challenging landscapes’

    22nd June 2019

    Living in the middle of nowhere keeps two inspirational women runners fit and has even turned them into winners. Sean McFarlane reports on running in the Hebrides What do you do if you live in one of the most remote…

  • How Can Massage Help Runners?

    How Can Massage Help Runners?

    21st June 2019

    Running rehab specialist Matt Phillips explains the benefits of sports massage for runners. Some runners swear by it, others say it’s a waste of money. The fact that most elite runners have regular massage suggests there must be something in…

  • RCL International Running Conference 2019

    RCL International Running Conference 2019

    21st June 2019

    ‘Putting the Evidence back into Running Injury & Prevention’ Are you a regular runner or coach keen to learn more about how to avoid running injuries and get the most from your running? Are you confused by the variety of…

  • Running in the Outer Hebrides

    Running in the Outer Hebrides

    5th June 2019

    They recently won the female pairs’ category of the Hebridean adventure race, Sean McFarlane caught up with Gemma Beaton and Amy MacDonald for a leisurely coastal run and chat.   What do you do if you live in one of the most…

  • Red Bull Quicksand Race

    Red Bull Quicksand Race

    19th May 2019

    On Saturday 18th May 2019 650 runners headed to the sun-kissed shores of Margate beach to tackle the 2019 edition of Red Bull Quicksand. Over 10,000 tonnes of sand and a brutal one-mile circuit were all that stood in the way…

  • Could You Run An Ultra?

    Could You Run An Ultra?

    16th May 2019

    Tempted to challenge yourself to a distance longer than a marathon? Here’s what you need to know before you sign up for an ultra… How fit do you need to be to run an ultra-marathon? It’s a lifestyle issue as…

  • Is It Even Worth Stretching After Your Run?

    Is It Even Worth Stretching After Your Run?

    1st May 2019

    We’re often told to stretch after a run to reduce the risk of soreness afterwards. But we may be doing ourselves more harm than good. Running Injury & Performance Specialist Matt Phillips explains. Most runners now realise that there is…