Ealing running mass crowd

Common running ailments

It is generally accepted that runners are healthier than the average person but running can put you more at risk of succumbing to illness and injury. The trick is getting the right amount and type of training at the right time but even the most careful and sensible runners will be struck down with some kind of injury or illness from time to time.

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shokz running Eng Ath

Treadmill running

There are many times and reasons for running on a treadmill; such as in the winter months when well-lit running routes are hard to find or when the snow is on the ground making outside running treacherous. Other reasons might include monitoring improvements for gait, cadence or running technique that can be analysed easily on a treadmill.

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Sam Atkin Lincoln

Weekend update

This weekend, Sam Atkin set a new UK record over 5k in Lille, jumping four seconds ahead of Marc Scott's record set three years previously. In the New York Half Marathon, Andrew Butchart and Jess Warner-Judd ran through the cold windy conditions to post the best British performances.

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Peak trail runners

Longer days for trail blazing

If you are training to take on the challenge of running an endurance event you will need to do some long runs and many foot contacts with the ground in training. As the longer spring days arrive, many runners head for the trails for inspiration, enjoyment and to escape the urban sprawls.

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