Can Fitness Tests Help My Running?

Ever wondered whether fitness tests could be a useful measure of your running progress? We bring you information on a few of the classic tests and how you can use them

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CBA: Are You Suffering?

Do you fully intend to go for a run but continually find reasons to put it off? You may be suffering from CBA. Read on to find out more about this debilitating condition.

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Does your Running Kit Stink?

Does your running kit stink even though you wash it? We explain why and what you can do to stop it as well as reducing your environmental impact at the same time!

Run the Royal Parks Half with a Charity Place

The ballot has closed for the Royal Parks Half but you can still run by getting a charity place. This year’s charities are Great Ormond Street Hospital, Cancer Research UK, Macmillan Cancer Support, Mind and The Royal Parks. Last year Macmillan Cancer Support raised £300,000 through the race, having a major impact on their work, so you really can make a difference!

To secure a charity place you should sign up as soon as possible via

Entries are open for the 51st OMM!

You can now enter the OMM, which takes place on 28th and 29th October. As ever, the exact location is still a closely guarded secret but we know that it’s in the South West this year! The location will be announced in September!

Best get practising those navigation skills!


Trail World Championships 2018: Stories of the Race

The 2018 Trail World Championships took place in Penyagolosa, Spain at the weekend. The world’s best trail runners gathered and there were some big headline stories. But there were also some more remarkable human stories at the championships. We tell them here.