Run Britain

Statement from 2020 Manchester Marathon

In light of escalating concerns surrounding the impact of the coronavirus COVID-19 on public health we have made the tough decision to postpone the 2020 Manchester Marathon which was due to take place on Sunday 5thApril.

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happy finishers

Last chance for Reading Half Marathon entry

With justthree weeks to go until the 2020 Reading Half Marathon, this is the final shout out for race entries. Hurry, midnight 15thMarch 2020 sees your last chance to sign up for one of the UK's favourite road races and to receive your personalised race bib to your doorstep.

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national running show

The importance of sleep for running performance and recovery

Sleep is a vital part of everyday life for humans to function, but every day new findings are uncovered that highlight the power of good quality sleep. Not only does sleep impact upon the body's ability to recover and repair, there is also a beneficial effect on wider mental and physical health and, perhaps most critically, the prevention of disease.

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Dewi Griffiths Swansea Half

Weekend update

Top quality racing took place over the weekend with Dewi Griffiths returning to winning ways in South Wales over 21k and Dan Jarvis making his 10k debut, a winning one, at the Aldi Chester 10k where Gemma Steel took the accolades for first female.

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