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World Masters Marathon Rankings: How Do You Stack Up? The year-long qualifying period for the inaugural Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Championships is drawing to an end.

Canadian results from Pan Am U20 Games Get the digital edition of Running for your chosen platform:. Nook. iTunes. Zinio. PressReader.

8 signs you ran in extremely hot weather As most of Canada enters a heatwave, here are eight signs your run was insanely hot and helpful tips to recover from it.

No, Blisters Shouldn't Be a Running Rite of Passage This is why runners want to look for socks that wick away moisture - just as you would look for in your other running apparel - and to be professionally fit for shoes at a local running store. Once you have those shoes, you should keep track of how many miles you put on them so you can replace them as needed.

Japanese runner miscounts laps, just misses national 3,000m record The latest is from Japanese runner Nozomi Tanaka, who miscounted the laps in her national 3,000m record attempt on Wednesday. Japan Running News reported that with 800m to go Tanaka broke away and opened up a sizable lead.

How to get into trail running with The Shakeout Podcast We talk about what constitutes a trail race, fastest known times s, and the ins and outs of the trail running community. Van Buskirks asks us to share the physical and mental benefits of the trails in comparison to road running. We also explain why bacon might be your next favourite fuelling option for the trails.

The complete list of Canadians with World Championship standard The Canadian Track and Field Championships are under one week away and the first runner across the line in each event with World Championship standard will automatically qualify for Doha 2019. RELATED: Must-see match-ups at Canadian Track Championships.

Best All Natural Sunscreen for Runners After some great discussions on Instagram about my own past hormone issues and learning more about how what's in our products can impact our thyroid and adrenals, I got 15 direct messages within an hour asking about my favorite all natural sunscreen.

Worst advice for marathon training Lots of people have run marathons, which means that lots of people have opinions on the best way to run a marathon. Whether you're lining up for your first or your hundredth, there will certainly be someone before your race who will share their pro tip with you.

Running the Rigby Round - the Cairngorms in one go The glory is in the doing, not in the having done. These words have become my mantra. They are words to live a life by and they are words that ring with deafening truth when I go to the mountains. But what if the doing is insufferable. What then happens to glory?

Free Those Arms As most of you will be aware, we are running a month long campaign encouraging women to free their arms and legs from long sleeves and leggings, shake off the fear of being judged and enjoy their bodies. You can check out the stories that are being shared across the This Mum Runs social channels using the tags #FreeYourArms #FreeYourLegs.

Runner Feature - CHECT Runners Childhood Eye Cancer Trust Take on Run Through Regent's Park. In what is becoming a popular tradition, every year Team Childhood Eye Cancer Trust descends upon Run Through Regent's Park to raise money for those affected by retinoblastoma, a rare eye cancer which affects babies and very young children.

Snowdon Hosts Latest Race in Mountain Running World Cup Runners from Italy, the USA, Kenya, Japan, France, England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland will line up alongside 650 locals to race in this iconic 10 mile mountain race.

Chelsea Halfpenny on the benefits of community running Performing runs in Chelsea Halfpenny's family. Her mother is a DJ and her aunt is the actress Jill Halfpenny. It was her fellow actors that convinced her to try running, to raise money for Bloodwise. Running is a relatively new thing in my life. The seed was sown when I was in Emmerdale.

Knee Drive In Running Increase your knee drive. This will turn you from a 'shuffler' into a runner. Speed is generated through pushing a downward force through the floor. It's much easier to run quickly on the road than through soggy mud as it's very difficult to get downward force on a soft surface.

How I Train: Ellie Greenwood Ellie Greenwood was IAU World 100K champion in 2010 and 2014, earned the Western States 100-mile course record in 2012 in 16hrs 47mins and 19secs and was first place at South Africa's famous Comrades ultra marathon in 2014, the first British woman to do so.

Birchwood goes green for 2019 Spectrum Striders Running Club, organisers of the Birchwood 10K, have made a number of significant steps to ensure the upcoming event on Sunday 18 August is their most environmentally friendly to date. As part of this drive, all finishers will receive recycled T-shirts and wooden medals with recycled plastic ribbons.

Runners rise to the challenge at Hardwick 10K The infamous Hardwick Hill lived up to its reputation at the tough Hardwick 10K.

New Attempt on the Women's LEJOG Record Sharon Gayter will begin an attempt on the women's world record for Land's End to John O' Groats this weekend.

Parkrun profile: Montrose Montrose is a Scottish town located to the north of Dundee. Each week, more than 100 residents gather to walk, jog, run and volunteer at their local Montrose parkrun. Event Director Colleen Gruenwald tells us the story behind her home event… I love my event, but most of all I love parkrun.

The race that's taking action on gender inequality High Lonesome is paving the dirt for future policies on the inequalities that exist in ultrarunning. RELATED: Do trail and ultrarunning have an inclusivity problem? July 26 will mark the third year of High Lonesome. The course runs through Colorado's Sawatch range, gaining 6,858 metres in elevation and topping out at 3,995 metres.

Cool graphic shows US high school athletics' rise in popularity Watch the history of high school track in the US as it vies for position against other sports.

The Myth of the 10 Percent Rule Volume increases should not be based on a singular percent, but rather based on on the ability of the individual to adapt to stress. The goal of a runner is to stress the body followed by some form of rest, during which time the body responds and adapts to the stress, becoming better able to handle it.

Dina Asher-Smith makes Sports Illustrated's Fashionable 50 The British sprinter and Olympian Dina Asher-Smith is the only runner featured in this year's Sports Illustrated Fashionable 50. Asher-Smith, who is the reigning European champion in the 100m and 200m, is one of only nine women featured in the magazine's annual look at the most sartorially gifted athletes.

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