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Another take on why the 'half-marathon' is the wrong term for 21.1K This is a fair point, but looking at the issue from another angle, it can be argued that the marathon itself is such a unique challenge that nothing compares to it, and to put the word "marathon" in a race that's half the distance is just plain wrong.

BBC documentary reveals Farah lied in USADA investigation Anti-Doping Agency and Farah, multiple 5,000m and 10,000m Olympic gold medallist and former European marathon record-holder, that reveal that he lied about receiving L-carnitine injections. Salazar was Farah's coach from 2011 to 2017, and in 2019 Salazar was banned from coaching for four years for doping violations.

2020 Dynafit Vail Trail Running Series begins May 16 The Vail Recreation District is excited to announce the return of the Dynafit Vail Trail Running Series in 2020! Back for a second season as the title sponsor, Dynafit aims to expand their impact on the trail racing scene in the high country.

Wainwrights Film Set For Online Premiere A new film telling the story of ultra-runner Paul Tierney's incredible 214-peak Wainwrights record is to get its international online premiere this week. The inov-8 ambassador completed the 328-mile challenge in June 2019, summiting all 214 of Alfred Wainwright's Lake District peaks in a new record time of 6 days, 6 hours and 5 minutes.

Spartan Enters Trail Running Spartan, the world's leading extreme wellness and endurance brand, has announced that it is entering the UK trail running market for the first time in its latest push to expand and innovate its fitness footprint.

Entries open for Youth Race at OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO 2020 The organisers of OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO 2020 have announced the opening of entries for Andrey and Julia Dashin's Foundation Youth Race, taking place at 11.30am on Saturday 21st March 2020.

Sweetnam-Powell sweeps in at Huddersfield 10K Steel City Striders make the most of the hilly course at the Huddersfield 10K.

Staying power at the Winter Walton Wobble Steady as they go at the Winter Walton Wobble 10K.

Shibuya Wins 2020 Tokyo Tomin Ekiden 23 teams fielded 6 runners apiece, each of them covering the same 5.0 km stage under beautifully sunny early spring skies. The First Stage was the fastest of the day, with Takuya Saito of Meguro covering it in 15:00.

The Grand Brighton Half Marathon Celebrates their 30th Anniversary in Style! Nearly 8,000 runners turned out for The Grand Brighton Half Marathon this morning, despite the windy weather, running 13.1 miles around the beautiful city of Brighton. The event marks the 30th anniversary of The Grand Brighton Half Marathon, dubbed 'the happiest half' by runners and spectators alike.

Should you be doing double runs? "Two things happened, I started working and I found that my legs felt better with a second run." Gollish explains that she doesn't always have the time or flexibility to fit a 90 minute run in, so she'll run 60 minutes in the morning and 30 in the evening.

The 9 mid-run thoughts every runner has Here are some of the mundane thoughts that have wandered across every runner's brain at one point or another while training. RELATED: Top 10 irrational thoughts pre-race. This is especially true during a hard workout. One line of a song will play through your mind over and over again.

Food at uni: shopping list and favourite meals I make it at least 5 times a week. I hope you have enjoyed this post! It takes a while to get used to cooking at uni but I think that after a while it's easy to get the hang of it and try new things, especially if you're not too busy with work. Your email address will not be published.

RunThrough Newsletter 24th February 2020 With marathon season nearly upon us, here's one for your friends and family, and yourselves if you're not running the race - How to be a Supportive Marathon Spectator. If you suffer from bunions it can make running rather painful. Here are some tips for Bunion Pain Relief.

Unbelievable mass finish at Seville Marathon Sunday's Zurich Marathon de Seville saw one of the fastest mass finishes in history, with 30 men crossing the line under 2:11:00. Sunday's event saw winner Mekuant Ayene Gebre finish in 2:04:46, a new course record, second place go to Barnabas Kiptum in 2:05:05, and third place to Regasa Bejiga in 2:06:24.

Aliphine Tuliamuk Hoping to Cap her American Dream with a Spot on US Olympic Team Aliphine Tuliamuk represents the American dream and she hopes she caps that dream in Atlanta by making the 2020 US Olympic Team. Born in Kenya, Aliphine grew up in the small village of Posoy where running was a part of life. She was given her first pair of racing shoes by a female pioneer in marathon running Tegla Laroupe.

Atlanta Track Club to deliver nearly 4,000 personal bottles at Olympic Trials How to deliver thousands of bottles to hundreds of runners in under three hours.

30 runDisney Marathon Tips - What's It Like? - Half Marathon Advice There are a million races to choose from, so why bother with the insanity that comes with trying to secure a bib for these races? runDisney races are EVENTS. A destination race and a vacation, all in one. A Disney race is a fun, motivating goal that keeps you training, but celebrates the experience and joy of running.

Yamaguchi, Matsueda, Morimoto and Niiya Win in Auckland Japan's #3-ranked steepler, Yamaguchi's performance moves up to the cusp of top 45 in the world, limited to three athletes per country, putting this summer's Tokyo Olympics in range. Qualifying for Tokyo for sure in the women's 5000 m was half marathon national record holder Hitomi Niiya.

Your Sports Diet: Quality Calories for Weight Management? If you are like most runners, you are busy juggling work, workouts, family, and life. You likely eat meals and snacks on the run, grabbing an energy bar here, a frozen meal there, and a protein shake to go. You can easily fuel yourself with highly processed foods that are ready to heat and/or ready to eat.

2020 Road Races Where will I be racing in 2020? Read to find out!

Top 10 Marathon Tips As marathon season is upon us let's talk marathon tips. Throughout this blog I will provide a short top 10 tips for running a marathon. I'm assuming you have already booked a marathon at this stage, if you haven't and you are not sure whether you are ready, then please take a look at my blog "So you want to run a marathon".

Which "Old Guy" - Dathan Ritzenhein, Bernard Lagat, or Abdi Abdirahman - Does the Best at the Olympic Marathon Trials? The question: Which "old guy" - Dathan Ritzenhein, Bernard Lagat, Abdi Abdirahman - has the best shot to make the team? Jonathan: With all due respect to Ritz, it has to be either Abdi or Lagat. Which is pretty incredible, since Ritz, at 37, is considerably younger than the other two.

Great Running Spots Across America If you're like me, vacation planning also means "where am I going to run?" planning. In 2017, I finished my quest to see all 50 states, and I've gone on some big road trips since then. I've tried to run as much as I can along the way, not only to maintain my fitness, but to see new things.

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