The 100 Peaks Challenge is a supreme test of endurance, spanning 25 days at the edge of human resilience. We interview Karl Rushen who invented this audacious mission in memory of his brother Lloyd, and we talk with the researchers involved who are investigating how individuals respond under extreme duress.
We take a look at why swimming can be a great form of cross training for runners, and the benefits it can provide.
Running changed Helen Bly’s life, and now she’s running to change the lives of others. She chats about her 12-in-12 Challenge and her “fatgirlscanrun” blog.
Read Jo’s story about how running has helped her to cope with depression. She shares some honest and thoughtful insights into depression, the benefits of running, and how people can help each other.
What happens when runners rely too much on watches for pacing? We consider the idea of “intuitive pacing”, and why your own brain could be the most powerful technology at your disposal for improving your running.
Supporting at a race with kids in tow can be a challenge. This article celebrates family supporting, with stories from the coal-face and top tips for keeping everyone happy.
If you want to run that bit faster, how do you go about “stepping up”? How do you work towards becoming the best runner you can be? Here are nine strategies for reaching for your potential…
Tom Bosworth is a top star of British athletics, holding five national records for race walking, and finishing sixth in the 2016 Olympics. He tells us more about Rio, race walking, and why coming out was the best decision he’s made…
We are joined by Aly Dixon, one of the UK’s top marathoners who recently stormed to a sub-2:30 PB in Berlin. We chat with Aly to find out more about her background, her motivation, how she approaches training and racing, as well as what 2016 might hold in store.
Following a heart operation, Beth Hart has gone from being unable to move from her sofa, to being a regular runner and running leader. We hear her story and why running has helped her.
We’ve been lucky enough to chat with Emma Stepto and gain some insights into the life of an elite distance runner. She’s an inspiring example.
Joasia Zakrzewski is a GB international ultrarunner, running to a 5th place finish at the 100k World Championships. She shares her wisdom on racing, training and not limiting yourself (oh… and cake!).
Adam Holland has the most UK marathon wins, and holds the 10-in-10 world’s best. Find out why “far-and-fast” for Adam is simply about enjoying running.
To provide you with some inspiration for marathon running, here are two of the most memorable performances of all time from Paula and Meb.
The Empire Games, Vancouver, August 1954: Roger Bannister and John Landy meet for the first time since breaking the four-minute mile. One of the most thrilling mile races ever run, this is still known as The Miracle Mile.
To celebrate 23 years this week since Sally Gunnell’s Olympic win, watch these clips of her rivalry with Sandra Farmer-Patrick. And a bonus clip of David Hemery’s WR thrown in for more 400m hurdling fun!