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Marathon training tips for running your first race.
Strength

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

With the London Marathon just weeks away, here’s everything you need to know.

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Miranda Larbi
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How to pick your perfect trainer
Wellbeing

How to find the perfect 10k or marathon trainers

Up to 75% of us are running in the wrong size shoe.

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Miranda Larbi
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Runners
Strength

5 runners reveal their best training tips

Crank up the BPM

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TAG Heuer
Why you should add recovery runs to your running regime
Workouts

Why you should go for a recovery run

Running doesn't always have to be hard work.

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Ally Sinyard
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Mollie Millington
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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.

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.

Posted by
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.

Posted by
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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Wellbeing

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?

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Florie Mwanza
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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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Kayleigh Dray
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#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

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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Visible Women

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.

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Moya Crockett
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Beauty

How to save your post-marathon skin and body

This is the ultimate post-marathon kit

Posted by
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."

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Here's how you could be walking a marathon every fortnight

Without even realising

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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