Jake Wightman

Wightman stuns the favourites to claim World 1500m title in Oregon

Jake Wightman (handicap -6.8) became Great Britain Northern Ireland's latest global champion - and first in the men's 1500m for nearly 40 years - in sensational style on day five of the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, running the absolute perfect race in the final for the greatest moment of his career.

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masses in sunshine run

Running in the heat

With the weekend fast approaching and a heat alert from the Met Office showing UK temperatures over 30 degrees, please be careful running in the heat this weekend. Here we offer some top tips and advice to help you keep cool in the mid-summer heat-wave.

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Lily Partridge

Weekend update

The weekend saw personal bests and qualifying times and a W40 runner, from Northern Ireland, finishing in the top position at the Asics London10k whilstthe fastest parkrun was in Strathclyde

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lincoln 21k start

Should I run a marathon?

Running a marathon seems to be on the "bucket list' of many people. There is a certain fascination with this event, it brings runners from all different backgrounds, experiences and ages together on the start line of the marathon.

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