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We've got some useful training advice for runners of all levels from beginners to plans for 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon

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You have followed our 5K training schedule and by sticking to the mantra of 'little and often' you had a successful race day. Now take your running to a new level in just 10 weeks

10K Training Schedule

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You'd like to start running for fitness and fun but you're not sure if you can do it. Our beginners schedule will get you started and prepare you for a 5K race in 10 weeks

5K Training Schedule

Beginners running

Want to be part of the wonderful world of running? Why not take a look at our beginners schedule? It will get you started with expert advice from jog leader Christine Appel


Elite runners

Colin Thomas explains how an understanding of physiology can help us improve as runners - by looking at running form…

Better Form For Faster Running

Aqua Jogger In Pool

We take a look at how aqua jogging can help improve your running performance …

Cross Over To Better Running: Aqua Jogging

Cycling adventures

We take a look at how taking to two wheels can make you a better runner …

Cross Over To Better Running: Cycling

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We take a look at how adding a bit of bounce to your regular routine can make you a better runner …

Cross Over To Better Running: Trampolining

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There's no doubt that exercise is good for us - mind, body and soul. But where can we find the time to go for that run? Regular contributer Christine Appel has a few ideas

Find Your Missing Mojo

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What Is VO2max, and why is it important to you as a runner? Sports physiologist, Colin Thomas, explains...

Getting To The Heart Of VO2 Max

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To successfully complete a half marathon, you should first of all have run a 10K and have that as a basis for preparing for the longer distance

Half Marathon Training Schedule

Marathon runners

To achieve a Marthon time near 3:30 you should already be be able to run a full Marathon and a fairly quick Half Marathon

Marathon Training Schedule (target time 3:30)

Marathon runners on roads

Stepping up from the Half Marathon distance to a full Marathon takes courage, strength, determination and a good training plan

Marathon Training Schedule (target time 4:30)

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Marathon training is like the event itself - long and demanding. Determination and staying power are essential strengths but patience is most definitely a virtue

Patience Is The Key

Prepared runners at the start line

The real challenge of the marathon is not the completion of the demanding 26.2 miles on race day. It's reaching the start line uninjured, fresh and eager for the task ahead

Road Worthy Runner

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Running is one of the most popular physical activities in the UK today, and with a little thought it can be very beneficial in terms of your health and well-being

Start Running - 20 Steps To A Fitter You

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After making your way round the 26.2 miles of your marathon challenge you will reach your goal of the finish line. A sight indeed for sore eyes, and sore legs, and sore feet

The Road To Recovery


Training schedules for 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon, along with further tips on getting the most from your training

Training Schedules


Whether you're starting out on your running journey or looking for ways to improve your performance, we've got a bunch of articles with useful tips

Training Tips

Winter running

Winter running can be enjoyable but there are hazards you should be aware of if you want to run safely through the colder months. Regular contributor Chris Broadbent offers some sage advice

Winter Running Advice

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