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Useful purchases for summer running

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Useful purchases for summer running
The summer weather can affect running quite significantly. The heat and humidity can really slow us down. And those of us training for big races (marathons, ultras , etc) in the autumn are going to have to adapt quite significantly to end up race ready. Here are a few purchases / investments that we think will make it a bit easier to run in the sun.

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5 ways for runners to stay cool this summer

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5 ways for runners to stay cool this summer
It's been unseasonably hot this summer. And it's been forecast to get hotter, with temperatures expect to reach as high as 40oC!
How do we run in temperatures like this? With many big races in the autumn, including the London Marathon, it's not like we can just stop training.
Here are 5 ways to keep cool, while running, this summer.

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Breathlessness and the Post-Pandemic Runner

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Breathlessness and the Post-Pandemic Runner
However, although the outbreak is now broadly under control, we are now noticing a significant number of runners reporting breathlessness, causing obvious frustration and worry. What could be the cause? However, we are now noticing a significant number of runners reporting breathlessness, causing obvious frustration and worry. What could be the cause?

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Ten of the best UK Marathons outside of London

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Ten of the best UK Marathons outside of London

Every year tens of thousands of runners apply to London Marathon. And every year most of them are rejected, many being rejected for the umteenth time. It's understandable. The London Marathon is pretty awesome. The crowds, the atmosphere, the emotion of the day, all add together to create a truly memorable experience. To want to be part of that make perfect sense. However, its popularity is immense. Consequently, far too many runners apply for a limited number of places. However, we think this shouldn't be the 'end of the world'. There are many marathons in the UK. And most are...

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Safety and the female runner

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Safety and the female runner
Every so often there is an upsurge in concern about the safety of female runners. The murder of Ashling Murphy, in January this year, prompted the most recent swell of interest in the subject. And anger too.

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