6 Jun

When You Assume...

runners at Southampton Marathon

I heard the term assumed fitness this week and it chimed with me (writes Chris Broadbent). Even as an experienced runner now, I am still vulnerable to this dangerous mindset. Ironically, it is probably directly because of my running experience that I have and can fall victim to it.

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23 May

Pace & lactate, man!

shot of a Festival camp site

Are summer festivals set to be the new big thing in running? At first, it seems an unlikely blend. Can you really bring together the raucous debauchery of the archetypal British music festival with health and exercise? Gin and isotonic anyone? Perhaps not.

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16 May

In Dublin's Fair City

runners going through parkland at Dublin Marathon

“Ah Dublin, city of pubs and vibrant nightlife, literary and architectural wonders, warm hospitality - and a superb marathon on the last Sunday of October every year," writes Martin Joyce, founder of Sports Travel International, which joined the Sports Tours International family of companies in 2018.

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18 Apr

Sounds Of London

runners at London Marathon

Ah, the London Marathon. A sight for the sore eyes of any runner. Awash with colour, London’s majestic sights of Pall Mall, Buckingham Palace, the London Eye and Tower Bridge and the vast crowds lining the 26.2 miles route. But, in my experience, it is the sounds of London that have that real goosepimpling effect. writes Chris Broadbent

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