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Home and school activities to develop your movement skills for running

Over the last year there have been concerns over the quality of physical activity individuals are accessing during periods of lockdown. Although more people seem to have discovered walking, running and cycling and there have been many online resources published questions have been raised concerning the quality of activity and keeping children progressing with movement skills. Of course many of these are relevant to the running community.

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Lactate Grice NY

Weekend update

Two British records were achieved this weekend along with many other European Indoor Championship and Olympic qualifying standards as UK athletes took to the indoor tracks of New York, Val-de-Reuilin (France) and Manchester. Charlie Da'Vall Grice (handicap -6.4) and Amy-Eloise Markovc (handicap -2.1) were the new British indoor record breakers.

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World Tour in Lievin sees UK record for Laura Muir

Laura Muir opened her 2021 season with a British indoor record in the women's 1500m, while there was a British 800m double for Jemma Reekie (handicap 3.2) and Elliot Giles (handicap -7.0); at the second stop in the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold series in Lievin.

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Paula Radcliffe - Asthma didn't stop me doing what I love

Running with Asthma

In the UK there are eight million people - over 12% of the population - that have been diagnosed with asthma. This means more people have had an asthma diagnosis than have been diagnosed with all other lung diseases combined. One of the more famous icons with the condition is our own Paula Radcliffe, pictured here. David Beckham is another icon that also has the condition.

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Marc Scott Arizona 3k 7-36

Weekend update

Marc Scott was in scintilating form at the outdoor Prickly Pear Invitational in Arizona where 12 athletes ran under 8 minutes over 3000m. Elsewhere, Elliot Giles continues to impress over 1500m with a PB and Jamie Webb extends his winning streak over 800m.

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