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Tips for running in the cold

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Tips for running in the cold
Worried about running in winter? It's understandable. As well as the cold weather, there is often ice or snow to contend with. Here are a few ideas to help make running in the winter easier and more comfortable.

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5 Christmas Gift Ideas for Runners

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5 Christmas Gift Ideas for Runners
What will you be buying for the runner in your life this Christmas? Whether it's for a partner, a relative, a friend, or even yourself there is a wealth of great gift options to choose from. Here are 5 that we think are worth considering.

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Running and Mental Health during Lockdown

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Running and Mental Health during Lockdown

The Coronavirus outbreak has inspired a lot of discussion about mental health. With the virus having a significant social, financial and psychological impact on many, it is no surprise that more people than ever are experiencing mental health problems. Mental health problems can present themselves in many forms, including : increased anxiety insomnia / lack of sleep feelings of hopelessness stress Exercise and mental healthThere is a strong belief that exercise, including running, can have a positive affect on mental health. This was supported by our recent survey of Twitter followers showing 65% of respondents saying that they run primarily for the benefit...

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ParkrunUK to return in October - Are we ready?

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ParkrunUK to return in October - Are we ready?

Great news! ParkrunUK is planning a return this October. Aiming to start back by the end of October, this could be as little as 6 or 7 weeks away. 

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Summer running - Staying hydrated

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Summer running - Staying hydrated
It's been a hot summer so far. And it looks like it's not over yet. For runners, these increased temperatures and humidity present various challenges. Almost definitely, the most important of these is staying hydrated.

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