Moors Valley parkrun

Top 5 Most Picturesque Parkruns – UK

Looking for picturesque parkruns? So many of us runners do parkrun on a regular basis now. Some are flatter and quicker than others, some are conveniently close to our house and some are just plain beautiful and worth travelling to. We bring you our Run247 top 5 of the most picturesque UK parkruns (in no … Read more

Breca swimrun Gower

Everything You Need to Know to Try Swimrun

Swimrun is a fast-growing sport where you traverse beautiful places by running across the land and swimming across the water. Fancying trying swimrun? This is everything you need to know about it.

Runners run by discarded bottles

What a load of rubbish!

Litter is a hot topic right now, and rightly so. Sadly, we runners and cyclists are responsible for a lot. Kirsty Reade explores how you can take responsibility for the welfare of the places you love to run.

Women runners facing harassment

1 in 3 women harassed whilst running

‘Stuck up bitch…’ ‘Miserable cow…’ ‘Think you’re too good for me…’ ‘Fat slag…’ – just some of the abuse that 1 in 3 women are subjected to whilst running according to the BBC.

Sign post at Lands End

JOGLE record smashed – or is it?

A Shropshire man called Mark Vaz claimed he’s not only broken the John O’Groates to Lands End (JOGLE) record but in fact completely obliterated it by over 31 hours in a new record of 7 days 18 hours and 45 minutes but can we believe him?

Bagley Wood, Oxford

10 best places to run in Oxford

Oxford is abundant with beautiful meadows, parks and woodlands which surround one of the most historic university cities in the country. The idyllic setting is perfect for runners so we have created a list of the best places to run in Oxford.