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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8 Mar

Running in the family

Eilish McColgan on the track

Some of the undoubted stars of the current athletics scene are the Ingebrigsten brothers. The Norwegian trio of Henrik, Filip and Jakob have all won European 1500m gold - a remarkable and unique family achievement. Coached by father Gjert – naturally – they are a medal winning machine with a smile.

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1 Mar

Running on Runner Beans?

a spread of fruit & veg

The notion of being a vegetarian or vegan elite runner would have been alien not too long ago. Protein is key for muscle development and recovery, right? And chicken, eggs and red meat are great sources of protein, right? Therefore, an effective running diet must include meat and eggs. Well, not necessarily. Yet, that leap of logic stood as conventional wisdom for a long time.

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