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    Ten tips for your last minute race prep
    03 Oct 2019
    So your big race is approaching? You’re probably a mix of excitement and nerves. We asked Asics Frontrunner Becca Burns for her top tips to help that last minute race prep feel a bit less daunting Sleep, nutrition, hydration and rest The hard work has been done in your training. Now it's time to ease up, eat well, stay hydrated and get...
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    8 top tips to make your first half marathon a success
    17 Sep 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Are you counting down to your first half marathon? Here’s how to make sure the day is one to remember. Plan your fueling strategy Use the days leading up to your event to lay the groundwork. Make sure you eat enough carbs and stay well hydrated. Runner’s World has some great guidance on this. When race day comes around, eat a...
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    The power of having a training partner
    16 Sep 2019
    If you're gearing up to a big running event like a marathon, half marathon or 10K, finding a training partner can keep you both on the straight and narrow and make training more fun. Asics Frontrunner Curtis Broadhead explains more. Sure, every now and again you can just head out on your planned training session and be satisfied that by the...
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    9 effective ways to improve your running technique
    15 Aug 2019
    We all know that running has a high impact on the body, but did you know that you can mitigate that impact with correct technique? We asked HOKA ONE ONE for their top tips. We get taught to swim at a young age, but rarely do we have running lessons. Sound technique, however, can be just as important in running as it is in swimming, if not more so...
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    5 ways to conquer your first half marathon
    13 Aug 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Ready to take on your first half marathon? The challenge of 13.1 miles (or 21.1km if you’re looking for an even more impressive number) is something that very few people will ever complete. The half-marathon distance is a significant step up from 10km, but it’s achievable even for those of us who need to fit training in with a busy...
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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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    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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    Win entry to the New Forest Half Marathon or 10k
    16 Aug 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED If you've been running through summer, it's time to put all that training to the test. The New Forest Marathon is just around the corner and we're giving away two places, thanks to official event partner Garmin . Garmin are a leading brand in running tech. From the easy-to-use GPS 'teammate' to...