Fancy a flat, half marathon course that takes you past some iconic buildings? We have a a free half marathon entry to the Ikano Robin Hood half-marathon, plus a pair of New Balance trainers for one lucky winner!
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Oh how we love a different challenge at Sportsister. This June we are going to give The Gherkin Challenge a go, now we know that this sky scraper running is not new, but we still think it’s fab and just imagine the view at the top. Plus it’s all for a great cause, so what’s [...]
Sun rise over the Arc de Triomphe set the scene for the start of the Paris Marathon, a race in its 37th year and known as a ‘runner’s marathon’ for it’s flat course and fast times. Rachael Woolston took in the spectacular sights along the route, from the Eiffel Tower in the west to the [...]
Fancy combining a holiday with some lovely running routes? If so, why not take a look at Tuscany which is perfect for a relaxing location to explore new, challenging running courses.
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Think you can’t run? Well that’s just not so. Anyone can take up running and learn to love it too. What’s it all about? To non-runners the running world can seem intimidating. All this talk of marathons, energy drinks and time on a treadmill can frighten many newbie runners off, but it doesn’t have to [...]
It may sound crazy but taking walking breaks during a marathon could help improve your time …
Start your day the right way with these healthy breakfast muffins.
Adidas claim to have created a revolutionary running shoe with an innovative midsole that will improve your run no end. Sportsister’s Natalie decided to give the Boost Running Shoes a try to see if they live up to the hype.
If you’ve been training for the London Marathon, by now you’ve probably completed your longest runs and are in the process of tapering your training, and hopefully it has been an injury-free process! In our final article on the most common running injuries, we give you some tips on staying injury-free.
Jerusalem means many different things to many different people: for Christians it’s the city where Jesus once walked, for Muslims it’s where the prophet Mohammed ascended into heaven after his epic Night Journey, and for Jews it’s the city they always dreamt of returning to during their many years in exile. And now marathon runners [...]