Archive for the ‘Running’ Category

The best ways to keep fit this winter

Winter means shorter days, frigid temperatures, and foul weather. It’s easy to retreat indoors and hibernate until the return of spring – but winter sports actually have many benefits. They can help you burn calories, increase your cardiovascular fitness and strengthen muscles. Not to mention, being outside and working up a sweat helps to beat […]

Le Salon du Running 2016: Le Salon du Running from 31 March to 2 April

The largest exhibition dedicated to a sporting discipline in France, Le Salon du Running opens its doors from Thursday 31 March at 3pm at the Parc des Expositions exhibition centre at Porte de Versailles. Over two and a half days, 220 exhibitors will have all the latest and greatest innovations from the world of running […]

Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

Runners wishing to be part of Meningitis Now’s team at this year’s Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon need to ‘get their skates on’ to secure one of our guaranteed place. On Sunday 9 October, over 16,000 participants will gather in Hyde Park to set their pace through Central London, taking in breath-taking sights of some […]

What You Know by Tim Lebbon

The old saying goes, write about what you know. Hmm. Over the past eighteen years or so I’ve had over thirty novels, dozens of novellas, and hundreds of short stories published in the horror and fantasy genres. I know very little about zombies (Coldbrook), sentient tumbleweed (Dusk), floating islands (The Island) or the end of […]

Half Marathon of Paris: The spring challenge is fully booked up!

The 23rd edition of the Paris Half-Marathon will take place on Sunday 8th March. A record number of 43,500 participants have confirmed their registration for this event, which is the second biggest on the French running calendar after the Schneider Electric Paris Marathon. New in 2015: the runners will tackle the route in the opposite […]

Helly Hansen DRY REVOLUTION Base layer t-shirt

A short sleeve technical top with seamless construction for ultimate comfort & function. For sports men and women, a base layer is essential when the weather is cool or cold. During winter months all athletes will at some point wear a base layer for training or events. Shorts, leggings, long and short sleeve tops all […]

How To Prepare For Your First Triathlon

The sport of triathlon is now a common undertaking and a mainstream event. In years gone past though, it was to some extend thought of as an endurance test that bordered on self-harm. And given the physical demands of this three-part event, it’s not difficult to understand why; triathlons are by no means for the […]

The Borders Sport and Leisure Trust Triathlon series

The Series, which includes triathlon events in six Scottish Borders towns: Galashiels, Selkirk, Peebles, Hawick, Kelso and Eyemouth, is set to attract hundreds of competitors across the summer months.  Organised by Borders Sports and Leisure, this year’s series kicks off on Sunday April 20th in Galashiels. Ewan Jackson, Chief Executive of Borders Sport and Leisure […]

Save The Date, Running, Cycling & Triathlon Dates

New women’s 10K to extend to Birmingham in 2014

An exciting new women’s only running event will take place in Birmingham for the first time next year. Birmingham is one of ten carefully selected locations across the UK where the Women’s Running 10k will be held in 2014. The Birmingham leg of the race series, which is now in its second year, will start […]