Jake Wightman

Weekend update

The extended Jubilee Weekend provided outstanding results with the best performances coming from Eilish McColgan who set a Scottish record over 10 000m and Jake Wightman who won the Diamond League 1500m in Rabat, Morocco.

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Max Burgin 17

Racing update

Max Burgin provided one of the highlights of the week with a 1:44 800m performance in Ostrava on Tuesday night. On home soil, Gemma Steel and John Beattie were the fastest parkrunners.

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jog calf rear

Barriers to running

So you've heard all of the reasons why you should run: the health benefits, the social scene, the accessibility in terms of cost and places to do it but there is still that little gremlin sitting on your shoulder telling you that it's not for you!

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Stephen Scullion Dublin

Mental toughness

When you are trying to convince your sedentary friends to take up running how do you sell it? Do you talk about the freedom and how relaxed, happy and full of life you feel? This is a great image of running but we probably know that it doesn't always feel like that.

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Eilish McColgan

Weekend update

British athletes were in fine form ahead of key championships. Eilish McColgan broke the European 10km road running record in Manchester, while others were clocking major championship qualifying times in the United States. Ben MacMillan ran the fastest of the 38 Monument Mile races in Stirling. The fastest parkruns were in Cardiff and Southampton.

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Royal Parks half

The Royal Parks Half Marathon

The Royal Parks Half Marathon, presented by Royal Bank of Canada, has recently announced it will be launching a Plant-Based Food Village, presented by Quorn, at the event's Food and Fitness Festival, set to take place on Sunday 9 October.

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