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Marathon training tips for running your first race.

12 training tips for running your first marathon (from someone who’s already run 3)

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Miranda Larbi
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Running grateful can transform your relationship with the sport.
Workouts

Try running one “grateful mile” a day – it might just change your life

Run Grateful is a movement helping people to turn their jogs into life-affirming outings.

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Mollie Millington
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Strength training makes runners faster
Workouts

“How I cut over 30 minutes from my marathon PB by running less”

Strength training has the power to make runners faster, more resilient, stronger and less injury prone.

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Ally Head
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Women running the marathon with ear phones in and a race number on her leggings
Strength

Running the London Marathon? These training tips will help

Third time lucky.

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Jessica Harris
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SWTC x ASICS London 10k
Strength

Get 20% off a ticket to the ASICS London 10k

Fancy a challenge?

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Stylist Team
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Florie Mwanza
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These 3 women spent the last year training for an event that never happened

What do you do when you've spent the last year preparing for an event – and it never happens?

Woman running
Strength

How important is price when it comes to buying running trainers?

The fastest marathon runners wear trainers that cost nearly £250 a pop. Does that mean the more expensive the shoe, the better?

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Miranda Larbi
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Runners in the London Marathon
Life

Guinness World Records reverse sexist category to award NHS nurse her marathon record

Jessica Anderson will get her rightful record thanks to a powerful Twitter campaign

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Hannah Mendelsohn
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Nurses
Life

#WhatNursesWear: Nurses of Twitter respond brilliantly to sexist Guinness World Records decision

Jessica Anderson was denied a Guinness World Record because she wore scrubs to run the London Marathon rather than a dress

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Kayleigh Dray
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Runners compete in the London Marathon 2019
Life

NHS nurse denied London Marathon record attempt – because she wasn't wearing a dress

Guinness World Records has vowed to review its guidelines

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Anna Brech
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Kipchoge, Kosgei and Prince Harry
People

Prince Harry shares mental health message at London Marathon, amid royal baby wait

"Mental fitness is absolutely crucial to our wellbeing"

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Anna Brech
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Life

People are furious at the man who proposed during his partner’s marathon

Was it sweetly romantic – or a way of making her moment all about him?

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Moya Crockett
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She was the first woman ever to run a marathon. Now, she’s taking on London

Talking sexism, sports and the Sixties with record-breaking 71-year-old athlete Kathrine Switzer.

Beauty

How to save your post-marathon skin and body

This is the ultimate post-marathon kit

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Jacqueline Kilikita
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Life

Breast cancer survivor marries seconds before running London Marathon

"I stood on the start line and I didn't know if I would make the finish."

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

Here's how you could be walking a marathon every fortnight

Without even realising

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

The women who ran a secret marathon in Tehran

“We had a very special bond”

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Amy Swales
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Fashion

Monki’s feminist campaign celebrates periods, masturbation, and more

The #monkifesto is taking a stand for women everywhere

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

A love letter to the London Marathon from a former scaredy-cat

“I was convinced I'd have to drop out and face humilation”

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Sofia Zagzoule
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Moya Crockett
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A 12-year-old girl just ran a half-marathon by mistake

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