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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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    Vote for the new HIGH5 Zero flavour for your chance to WIN
    29 Apr 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED We know you already love HIGH5 ZERO . Not only is it the UK's leading electrolyte sports drink, but it's also consistently a top-seller at Wiggle. HIGH5 ZERO contains five different electrolytes, helping to fight fatigue, as well as immunity-boosting vitamin C. It's compact to carry and easy to mix...
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    WIN entry to the Blenheim Palace Triathlon PLUS full triathlon kit from Zone3
    09 Apr 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED Are you ready to try a tri? We're giving you the chance to win a place at the Blenheim Palace Triathlon which takes place on June 1st and 2nd. With a choice of two distances, it's the perfect event for beginners. Choose from: Sprint: 750m Swim, 19.8km Cycle, 5.4km Run Super-Sprint: 400m Swim, 13.3km Cycle, 2...
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    From gym to Ironman - Annie's story
    02 Apr 2019 / Annabelle Lancaster
    It was January 2011. New year, new me. Like many of those 'New Year’s Resolution-ers,’ I'd decided to lose a bit of weight and get fitter. I'd been getting out of breath walking up a flight of stairs so I needed to make a change. Along with countless others at that time of year, I joined a gym. Little did I know, I was...
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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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    WIN a pair of Zone 3 Compression tights
    18 Mar 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    THIS COMPETITION IS CLOSED Run a half-marathon distance to win a pair of compression tights from Zone3 . We're well into the running season and by now many of you will be ramping up your training. The benefits of compression to athletes have been proven in a variety of studies. It can cut recovery times, improve performance, and reduce muscle...

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