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    YOU CAN: Katy Downing
    07 May 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Katy Downing has come a long way since she started training for the 2017 RideLondon for charity on a borrowed bike. Having completed a couch-to-5k program, Katy joined the local tri club to improve her swimming. Within the next twelve months, she completed five sprint triathlons, two 10ks and several 5ks. Impressive enough, but even more so when...
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    The best UK marathons outside London
    01 May 2019
    There are plenty of great options for running in London, but they have strong rivals elsewhere. From Brighton to Edinburgh we’ve compiled our favourite UK marathons to get you out of London for the weekend! Brighton Marathon Date: 14th April 2019 About: Brighton is home to one of the largest marathons in the UK, and in 2019 is celebrating 10...
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    From the big city to the countryside, our pick of the UK’s best half marathons
    01 May 2019
    Here are our picks for the top UK half marathons to motivate you to get outside! Read on to get inspired, then dust off your trainers and explore another part of the UK by taking on a half marathon - it’s one of the best ways to explore a new city or location (in our humble opinion). Reading Half Marathon Date: TBC March 2020 About: Run the...
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    Top 6 Running Events to get you out of London
    30 Apr 2019
    Our pick of the 6 best reasons to get out of London on a weekend. These UK running events will inspire you to leave the great capital and stretch your legs - with races from 10k to a marathon, we’ve got reasons to see the rest of the UK! Brighton Marathon Date: 14th April 2019 About: Brighton hosts one of the largest marathons in the UK ,...
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    Where to find the best Obstacle Races in the US
    30 Apr 2019
    Obstacle races have become hugely popular over the last decade, but who make the best ones? Here’s our pick of the best obstacle races in the US and their organizers. Tough Mudder Date & Location: Various About: As the name suggests, Tough Mudder will test you physically and mentally but also get you very, very muddy. The full-length...
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    The best half marathons in the US (and possibly the world)
    30 Apr 2019
    The US has some of the most famous running events in the world and plenty of those are included in its roster of impressive half marathons . These are our pick of the best half marathons in the US, and possibly the world. New York City Half Marathon Date: TBC March 2020 About: What could be more iconic than a race through the Big Apple? It’s...
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    Plus-sized runner and proud
    02 Apr 2019
    Meet Latoya. Latoya is 32 and runs anywhere between 25 and 60 miles a week. She’s run more than 80 races, including two ultramarathons, and has a room full of race-finisher medals. Latoya is also a plus-sized runner – or as she would say on her food and running blog Running Fat Chef : 'I’m fit. I’m fat. I’m an...
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    HOKA ONE ONE - Born in the mountains
    02 Apr 2019
    Radical change often comes about in trying to solve a simple problem. The original goal of HOKA ONE ONE founders Nico and Jean-Luc was to improve endurance race times by designing a shoe to go downhill faster. In doing so, they inadvertently reinvented the running shoe. It’s on the rugged trails of the French Alps they call home where they...
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    8 ways to make sure your next marathon is a success
    26 Mar 2019
    You've done the hard miles and you're into the tapering period of your training. All you can do now is rest and finalise your preparations so the big day can go off without a hitch. We asked Asics Frontrunner Holly Rush to tell us the essential things you should be doing in the two weeks before your marathon. So it’s nearly upon us...
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    How to smash your goals when you run a marathon for charity
    25 Mar 2019
    Running for a charity can massively boost your motivation when you're training for a marathon. However, it can be a challenge in itself to find the time for fundraising alongside the long hours of training. We asked Asics Frontrunner Kelly Ruck for her tips on how to smash your marathon goals for your chosen charity and have a great time along...

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