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Ten UK Marathons for your bucket list

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Ten UK Marathons for your bucket list
A look at 10 marathons we think worth considering for your running bucket list.

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Safety tips for runners

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Safety tips for runners
Something we are concerned about at Runner 247 is runner safety. Whenever and wherever anyone runs, it should always be a safe and worry-free experience. For the most part, this is exactly how it is. Sadly, however, there are a few 'idiots' in the world who sometimes cause 'problems'.

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Kinesiology Tape - Benefits for Runners

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Kinesiology Tape - Benefits for Runners

You may not have heard about it, but you've no doubt seen it. Every time you race you will have seen a good number of runners with colourful tape on their ankles, knees, thighs and elsewhere. This therapeutic tape is called kinesiology tape. With so many people using it, we thought we'd find out more. What is it?Often known as K-tape, kinesiology tape is thin, stretchy, cotton-based, latex-free sports tape. It is hypoallergenic and can be worn for days at a time. It acts by lifting the skin away from the fascia (body), promoting increased circulation to the affected area....

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Extreme Winter Races

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Extreme Winter Races
Winter weather doesn't stop many runners from racing. Here are a few of the toughest winter events that will test the toughest runners.

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Running in the Cold

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Running in the Cold
Keep safe and warm when running in the winter. Here are a few suggestions that will help you stay warm when out running during the cold weather months.

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