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Move it for Mental Health!

Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, it was estimated that one in four of us would experience a mental health problem every year - a statistic that is forecast to rise owing to the pandemic.

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It's in the mind!

It has been said that running is 90% mental and 10% physical, so why is it that most runners spend a huge percentage of their training time pounding out the miles but not training their thoughts? Mental imagery can help boost your performance so perhaps it's time to include it in your training plan.

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Jake Smith Big Half

Weekend update

The parkrun is again becoming a regular weekend routine for many of the runbritain community. Most parkruns are back on Saturdays and Sundays for adults (5k) and juniors (3k). This weekend, the fastest 5k runs were at Bushy Park for men and Newcastle under Lyme for women. The Big Half featured some of the best British runners including Jake Smith (pictured), although some also turned out in the Podium 5k with winning times of 13:45 and 16:14.

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Become a Run England Leader

Establishing your running routines

Running is one of the most popular sports in the world and an easy way to improve your fitness. With COVID expert precautions suggesting open air environments are the safest, running is the popular way to go to improve your fitness levels.

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parkrun update with most events active in August

The Head of Event Delivery of parkrun UK, Helen Hood, recently updated the running community on the returning parkruns across the UK. More than 500 5k parkruns have now resumed across England, and 11-14 year olds are logging walks, jogs and runs at 200+ junior parkruns.

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Top tips for holiday running

Have you had your summer holiday yet or are you having a late getaway to incorporate the bank holiday? Of course you'll be taking your running shoes with you! The amount of running you do whilst away will often depend on where you are and what the weather conditions are like. Here we have some advice on running in the heat.

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