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Good Luck London Marathon Runners!

Tomorrow, thousands of runners will take on those notorious 26.2 miles through London's streets. To every single one of them, we wish them good luck and a great race!Good Luck London Marathon Runners

All the runners will have been training for months and will enter tomorrow's race with plenty of mental plans and preparation for what's to come. But there are hundreds of thousands unsung marathon heroes who help give the day and amazing atmosphere - so here are a couple of tips for them...

Tips for spectators:

  1. If your hands...

Posted by Cags R under Marathon Running on 11 April 2014 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Marathon Endurance: All in the long run?


CrossFit Endurance and Strength & Conditioning Coach Stretch Rayner is here to address one of the cornerstone principles of marathon training: The Long Run.

Marathon running is a physiological and a psychological challenge for athletes of all abilities. The cornerstone of marathon training is the long slow distance (LSD) running session and volume-based periodization.

The late Arthur Lydiard's high mileage training protocol produced a number of marathon champions in the 1960’s. Ever since...

Posted by Stretch Rayner of Momentum Training: Crossfit Hackney under Marathon Running on 15 February 2014 at 12:00 AM • Read more »

Adrian Crouch Chase Fear: How marathons changed my life

Adrian - Chase Fear

Let me travel back in time...4 years ago...there I was, 20 years old, living a sedentary lifestyle at a whopping 230 lbs. I pushed myself into a deep depressive state, and there were some days when I didn't even want to get out of bed, nor did I feel like I had a reason for doing so. To rid me of this empty void within my heart and soul, I brainwashed myself into thinking that food was my only comfort in life. My hatred towards myself became so strong that I was completely oblivious to th...

Posted by Adrian Crouch of Chase Fear under Running, Marathon Running, Half Marathon Running on 14 April 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

3 training tips to successfully finish your first marathon

Training for your first marathon might seem daunting: the sheer length of the race itself can be an enormous challenge. Anyone who has finished 26.2 miles will agree that running for hours and hours isn’t easy. But of course, completing your first marathon is a big accomplishment and something that you can cross off your bucket list. 

The marathon can be addictive – it keeps many runners registering for their next race to continue improving their times. You may find that even you fell in lov...

Posted by Jason Fitzgerald of Strength Running under Marathon Running, Running on 12 April 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Ultra Marathons: Is Categorization necessary?

Firstly, from the outset I should make one thing clear. I have approached this question from an entirely neutral standpoint, with no preconceived views on whether categorization is necessary or indeed wanted within the Ultra running community. I myself have never run an Ultra Marathon; indeed I’ve never even run a marathon. I am far more of a casual runner, who does it to stay in shape and keep fit and healthy.

Ultra running I thought it would be interesting to take an unbiased look into the Ultra Marath...

Posted by Neil B under Ultrarunning, Trail Running, Running, Marathon Running on 23 February 2013 at 12:00 AM • Read more »



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