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The latest news, features and reviews from the Men's Running media hub
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If running is your route to a healthier 2014, live by these ten principles and you won’t go far wrong
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We’re not about to ditch our precision-engineered running shoes for some basic huaraches, but we’ll certainly take a leaf (or seed) out of the Tarahumara diet…
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The man who coached Chris McDougall to run with the Tarahumara will change your mind and body, enabling you to achieve things you never thought possible…

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Adidas have introduced a new shoe called the Springblade, the first running shoe with individually tuned blades engineered to help propel runners forward.
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Chocolate is good for you?! Fear not: we haven’t lost it, and this page isn’t ‘brought to you in association with Nestlé’ – it’s really true. Here’s the skinny…
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The countdown has begun to the Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2014 as online entries open for the UK’s largest running festival on May 24th and 25th, 2014.

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Dark Force Chocolate is good for you?! Fear not: we haven’t lost it, and this page isn’t ‘brought to you in association with Nestlé’ – it’s really true. Here’s the skinny…
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Running for Office Train trouble and traffic jams can leave you fuming before you get to your desk. Trade your commuter hell for the odd run to work and reap the benefits
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FIX YOU: Avoid ITBS This month, Six Physio's Kelly advises how to prevent and treat the dreaded ITBS.
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Get tough from the ground up If you’re aching from pounding the pavement, off-road running could banish your injury demons, says Lisa Jackson
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Daily Motion Most training plans allow for days off during the week. This is not the case with a run streak training plan.

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All the people... …so many people. The parkrun phenomenon has changed the way hundreds of thousands of you get your weekend run in. MR editor Danny Coyle realised there wasn’t one in his home town, so did something about it
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Wet Work Your mother always told you never to go out without one. Do as she says and make sure your jacket is right for the elements. MR puts 12 to the test
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Homing Device Polar's HRM and GPS integrated running watch is so simple even a toddler can use it, says contributing ed Jody Raynsford
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Get over it Obstacle races, mud runs, call them what you will, they are springing up all over the country. If you’ve got one on your list for 2013, you need to make sure your body can cope
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Finger This We’ve sifted through a lorry load of apps to bring your our favourite five finger tip fitness tools for keeping your running on track.
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Hard Wearing No point training for an obstacle race if your kit will get knackered before you do
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All Abroad Setting your sights on an overseas marathon? Here’s MR’s guide to 10 of the best, plus the bars to booze in post race
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Full Circle Not content with becoming a marathon runner again after almost dying in a car accident, Rene Kujan set himself an amazing challenge: to circumnavigate Iceland in 30 days
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Fix You:Overcome instep pain Kelly Robinson from Six Physio will be here each month to answer one of your injury problem. 
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3 Tips to Improve your Core Training If you’ve been in the running world long enough, you’ve surely heard how important core training is for running efficiently and how it can help keep your injuries at bay.
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Weird Science Finding out how fat you are, where that fat is and then having your running style and body strength examined with a fine tooth comb can be a harrowing, but worthwhile experience. MR took a deep breath and went under the microscope
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Pancake Day Recipe Get ready to flip with this easy Pancake Day recipe.
Stimulant supplement cause of marathon runner’s death An avid runner, who collapsed and died in the London Marathon 2012, death was partly caused by a stimulant supplement, according to a recent coroner’s report.
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Join sporting heroes to run a mile! Run the Bupa Westminster mile this summer!
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Darkness Falls: the MR lowdown on trail running in the dark. Make the most of empty trails by running at night. Here's how to do it safely.
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Indian coconut bread Rustle up this delicious indian coconut bread by following this easy recipe by Mark Sargeant and The Groovy Food Company.
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Tasty Vegetable Stirfry Get inspired to eat healthily this Spring with Mark Sargeant and The Groovy Food Company by making this tasty, yet super easy vegetable stir fry - perfect fuel before or after a run!
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Top 10 tips for a healthier January diet Forget fad diets and instead follow these 10 top tips this January.
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Beat burnout When training is a real struggle, should you suck it up and battle through it, or is your body telling you it needs a rest? MR gives you the answers.
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Into the Black Running can help combat the effects of depression, so why did the media begin to decry the notion earlier this year and just why do men find it so hard to talk about dealing with the black dog? MR finds out...
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Check your gait Get off on the right foot with your training in 2013 by having your gait analysed.
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Reclaim your lunchbreak! Join MR and #reclaimyourlunchbreak by heading out for a run. Beats stress, makes you fitter and saves time in the evening - what's not to like?
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Bust a joint Running has a massive impact on your hips, so try not to ignore the aches and pains as the last thing you want is to have to replace it.
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Gut instinct Get ahead of the game this year by following these golden rules to bust that bulge before the 1st of January.
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Sick boy You get no sympathy for man flu, so fight it off before it strikes.
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Ten things to think about before you buy any gifts for runners. Get the runner in your life the perfect Christmas gift by avoiding these common present pitfalls.
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Double Figures Aim to hit the magic 10-mile mark in two months.
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Fowl Play Welcome to immunity in a bowl – Chicken, Mushroom & Garlic Soup.
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The Godfather of running: Steve Edwards sets new World Record The 'Godfather' of running, Steve Edwards sets a new World Record by running 500 sub 3 hours 30 minutes marathons.
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Going Green Why you’re better off sticking with the real deal than going down the supplement route when it comes to Quercetin- unless you've got a tail.
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Pressing the flesh Should you be using compression gear to aid recovery or are the gains so minimal it’s not worth the outlay? MR squeezes the truth out of the debate
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Fit for Purpose Exercising to exercise might sound like an anomaly, but get your stability right and you’ll be able run further, faster and more efficiently
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The Big Sleep We all know we should be getting approximately eight-hours kip a night, but how many of us actually achieve it
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Download your free Royal Parks Half Marathon app Download your free Royal Parks Half marathon app
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Bargain Hunt Refresh your stinky running kit with these technical gear bargains.
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Celebrate National Fitness Day UK 2012! Celebrate National Fitness Day UK 2012 by following Men’s Running 10 minute running plan and re-energise your workout!
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The Famous Five Stay strong and run injury-free by challenging your deeper muscles. Meet the not so famous five.
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Usain Bolt infographic Check out some fun facts on the fastest man alive.
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Asics running clinic Come along to ASICS Running Club at their new store on Oxford street.
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60 Seconds with Carl Lewis Men's Running catches up with the Olympic champion Carl Lewis to find out how he is enjoying London 2012.
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60 Seconds with Paula Radcliffe Paula Radcliffe speaks to Men's Running about her London 2012 disappointment and what's next
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Cherry picked: Pop a cherry to boost muscle recovery This tiny red fruit packs a powerful punch. Used medicinally for thousands of years research has revealed that the humble cherry has a number of health benefits for athletes, helping to speed up muscle recovery.

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FIRST LOOK: Underarmour UA Spine RPM 
Amercian sportswear giant launches new running shoe!

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Bupa Flash Run 2012
Run 5K with Olympic gold medallist, James Cracknell!

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Farewell to a legend
We bid farewell to a running legend.

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Top 10 team GB moments
We’re getting into the Olympic spirit early by looking back at some of the greatest running moments by British stars of the track. Here are 10 of the best, but who gets your vote?
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YOUR ULTIMATE RUNNING ICON
From Steve Ovett to Tommie Smith, vote for your all-time favourite running icon today.
Vote now >
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Strength and conditioning exercises
Try Running With Us coach Phoebe Thomas's strength and conditioning exercises!
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Marathon training plans
The ultimate marathon training plans for all levels.
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Leeds Half Marathon set to thrive with new partnership
The Leeds Half Marathon has entered a bold new era with an exciting partnership that will see the event continue to attract experienced and charity runners for years to come.
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Running for love
Looking for love in unlikely places? We speak to one couple whose mutual passion for running found them true love, and a honeymoon mountain run in the French Alps!
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Hastings Half Marathon 2012
The modern day Battle of Hastings...
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A squirrels eye view
Chester, a.k.a. Danny, shares his experience of the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon....
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Loch Ness race review
Phil Ashley, experienced Loch Ness Marathoner, talks to us about his race....
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Behind the Scenes
Our online intern, Mike, travels back in time to deepest, darkest Essex to check out what goes on at the MR cover shoots....
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Chester the Squirrel gears up for the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon 2011...
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The Great Gorilla Run 2011
Phil Wilding gets to grips with his inner gorilla.
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The Great North Run 2011 race review
Alastair Upham takes on the Bupa Great North Run 2011.
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Zero Gravity
'That's not flying, that's just falling with style' Woody, 1995.
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On yer bike!
We sent passionate runner and keen cyclist Nick Smith out to take on the ultra distance of the London Duathlon. Here's how he got on...
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Great Scott!
Finally, a sneak peek inside Marty McFly's closet.
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Gold for Green in Daegu
Dai Greene has won Britain’s first Gold Medal at the World Athletic Championships in Daegu in the 400m hurdles.
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Physio4Life
Come to the Physio4Life open day on August 21 for free specialist talks, 30% off massage treatments are more!
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K-Swiss Ironman training day
Ever wondered what it’s like to train for an Ironman? We sent Rhalou to the K-Swiss Ironman training day to find out...
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Rotor Run
Help keep the vital life-saving Herts Air Ambulance in the skies by taking part in Rotor Run, a 5K fun run around Fairlands Valley Park in Stevenage on Sunday 25 September.
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Silva headlamps
The Silva Trail Runner and Trail Runner Plus headlamps mean you can train longer, harder and safer! We used them for the adidas Thunder Run 24 with great results...
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The Brighton Half corporate challenge 2012
Get your work colleagues together and take on a team-building exercise with a difference. Head to the seaside and use your legs to raise money for charity!
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The Liverpool Triathlon 2011
Race report: Jeff Archer takes on the Liverpool Triathlon 2011
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adidas Thunder Run 24
Hundreds applied, only six will run. The Men’s Running team for the adidas 24hr Thunder Run has been finalised. Meet the men...
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Bupa Flash Run
Run with Olympic gold medalist James Cracknell at the Bupa flash run!
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The Bupa London 10,000
The Men's Running boys take on the Bupa 10,000 in London.
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MR’s sand man is back from the desert
Jody Raynsford returns from the Marathon des Sables with tales to tell.
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Paula Radcliffe and Mo Farah are eyeing up course records at the Bupa London 10,000.
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Just for the record
Our ed Danny Coyle joins in the marathon world record mass debate.
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Whizz-Kidz
To help you choose the right cause for your big race, check out the Men's Running Charity of the Month.
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The Orchid 5K blue river run
Orchid is the UK’s only charity focused exclusively on male-specific cancers, aiming to raise awareness for the 37,000 men diagnosed with cancer each year.
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Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon 2011 launches debut ballot
The charity for London’s eight amazing Royal Parks has introduced a ballot to give everyone an equal chance to be at the start line on Sunday 9 October 2011.
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From the archives: All hail Haile Gebrselassie
A brief interview with the world's greatest runner.
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The last minute marathon plan
Worried you've left it a bit late to train for an upcoming marathon? Fear not, for regular runners it’s possible to get in shape in just 12-weeks.
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Ben Fogle Q&A
Presenter, writer and action hero Ben Fogle talks training tips and ultra running.
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From the archives: The grubby race guide
Our take on some of the strangest, dirtiest and most downright deranged events on the circuit.
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Brighton Half Marathon seeking volunteers for 21st anniversary race
If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to do something for charity, then now is your chance!
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The London Santa Run
Women’s Running editor Christina Neal decided to dress like a man for her latest run when she donned her Santa suit along with 1,200 other runners to take part in the annual Battersea Park Santa Dash.
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Santa Dash on 4th December 2010 postponed due to bad weather
6K Santa Run around Battersea Park.
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ASICS Off Road
Saturday 20th November 2010 saw the first of the ASICS Off Road Race Series, the WildMan trail run and duathlon, organised by Human Race.
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Adopt a London Marathoner
If you, or someone you know, has been awarded a spot in the 2011 Virgin London Marathon, SOLE, in conjunction with Runners Need and Action PR, want to adopt you!
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Ask the expert
Men’s Running’s new training guru Steve Smyth has forgotten more about running than most of us will ever learn.
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Fight club
Want the body of a bare-knuckle fighter without having to get in the ring? Personal trainer Tim Drummond offers these long-term, sustainable guidelines for achieving the ultimate fighter’s physique.
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Danny Coyle tackles The Bupa Great South Run 2010 in sunny Southsea.
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Bupa flash run Thursday 21 October
Join champion runner Mo Farah for the UK's first ever free flash run in Regent's Park next Thursday!
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Nike GRID - Run for your city
Pit your wits against other runners and join in the Nike GRID active street game starting in the capital this 22 October.
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The Gumpathon have reached halfway in their race across America!
After teaming up to follow in Forrest Gump's footsteps and run the entire breadth of the USA, the stealthy team of six US and UK armed forces have made it to Oklahoma.
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Andrew Lemoncello interview
We speak to the Olympic long distance runner about The London Marathon, tips on going the distance, and what gives his running edge.

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Rhalou Allerhand spends an afternoon with the man behind Eddie Izzard's marathon extravaganza, professor Greg Whyte.


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