Blog — Covid-19

Reunion 5K at Kempton Park helps return to post-COVID normality

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Reunion 5K at Kempton Park helps return to post-COVID normality
Runners and spectators were out in force at the London Marathon Events Reunion 5K at Kempton Park on Saturday. The event, part of the Government's Events Research Programme, was designed to investigate Coronavirus transmission without social distancing.

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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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COVID-19 Safety Measures and the Return of UK Road Running

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COVID-19 Safety Measures and the Return of UK Road Running

It's been a tough few months for runners. Since March, the response to Coronavirus has caused a steady stream of race cancellations. From 5Ks to 10Ks, and all the way up to marathons, it has been week after week of seeing events that were hoped to go ahead being forced to cancel for safety reasons. Now, thanks to guidelines issued by *Run Britain and UK Sport, the tide may be turning.  What are the new guidelines?These guidelines have allowed, with conditions, for road races to take place from July 11 (effectively August 1, considering Run Britain's earlier restriction of not licencing any race until after...

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Hamburg Marathon going ahead as planned. Good idea??

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Hamburg Marathon going ahead as planned. Good idea??

The Hamburg Marathon is going ahead! This is great news! If like us you've been looking forward to the first big race, post-lockdown, it looks like your wait is over. This can only be a good thing!

But, is it...?

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Exercise and mental health during lockdown

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Exercise and mental health during lockdown

We're now several weeks into a national lockdown. For many, this has had a notably negative affect on mental health. Those suffering have reported experiencing increased amounts of stress and anxiety. With people worrying about their jobs, paying the bills and keeping a roof over their heads, as well as a potentially deadly disease that could strike at any time, it's no surprise that some are feeling fraught. So what can we do to improve our mental health during this time? The governments have been telling us to exercise at least once a day. They tell us that it will help with our mental health. Most broadly...

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