The Running Awards partner with parkrun

The Running Awards partner with parkrun

Posted November 03rd 2017 by The 2018 Running Awards

Triple Event Series winner parkrun have partnered with The 2018 Running Awards to present the Innovation in Running Award at the ceremony at the O2 on April 19th 2018.

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The 2018 Running Awards

The 2018 Running Awards

Posted July 28th 2017 by The 2017 Running Awards

The Running Awards returns to indigo at The O2 in London on Thursday 19th April 2018, for its fifth anniversary celebration of all things running.

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Success for the best at The 2017 Running Awards

Success for the best at The 2017 Running Awards

Posted April 26th 2017 by The 2017 Running Awards

After nearly 100,000 votes from the running public, the results were in at 10pm on Thursday 20th April. Mike Bushell was on hand again to oversee the proceedings at the O2 in London with the help of several guest presenters including Dame Kelly Holmes and Susie Chan to award the very best across the industry!

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When to stretch

When to stretch

Posted April 12th 2017 by The 2017 Running Awards

The runners have spoken, well 2,621 of them have, and the most popular time for a runner to stretch is immediately after a run, though is this the best time? With a lot of conflicting advice out there, we take a look at what the professionals and studies recommend.

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Race organisers – This is what matters most to runners about an event…

Race organisers – This is what matters most to runners about an event…

Posted March 10th 2017 by The 2017 Running Awards

Following our recent runners survey, with over a thousand responses, we take a look at what matters the most to runners when choosing an event; is it fantastic support to help you through the pain barrier? Beautiful surroundings? A well-priced race? The opportunity to prove yourself with a new PB? No, surprisingly runners are lazy, Location is key.

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What to listen to when running, if anything…

What to listen to when running, if anything…

Posted February 06th 2017 by The 2017 Running Awards

A common debate amongst runners, what to listen to. Personally, when training it is invariably a podcast, but looking at the results of our survey I am in the minority, so I’ll try and take an unbiased look at the results and latest facts out there on the matter…

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Sleep and Endurance Races

Sleep and Endurance Races

Posted December 06th 2016 by The 2017 Running Awards

Inspired by the ultras on offer in The Running Awards Endurance category, I started training for an ultra myself. It’s my first race that will take more than a day, with a cut-off time of 60 hours. When I tell people this, their eyes boggle. “What about sleep?” they ask. Well, first they ask, “Are you insane?” but sleep is usually the second question. Being the running nerd that I am, I’ve delved into some of the research to find out what other runners do...

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Facts on Long Runs

Facts on Long Runs

Posted November 21st 2016

The 2017 Running Awards most recent poll found that when it comes to training a staggering 63% of runners prefer a long run over all other types of training. With this in mind we take a look at the most interesting stats on long distance running

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The Runners’ Christmas List

The Runners’ Christmas List

Posted November 14th 2016 by The 2017 Running Awards

It’s that time of year again, the John Lewis’ advert, Christmas trees and chocolate Advent Calendars sold in time to go off by Christmas...

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Find Your Perfect Training Programme

Find Your Perfect Training Programme

Posted October 25th 2016 by The 2017 Running Awards

The results are in! On the face of it, runners prefer morning runs, Half Marathons and to get their gait analysed when buying the right running shoes. 41.6% of runners will also train in the gym 2 or more times a week and with the Winter months approaching this is likely to rise.

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New Event - Category Open

New Event - Category Open

Posted September 30th 2016 by The 2017 Running Awards

The 2017 Running Awards was setup not only to create the impartial catalogue of the best in running, but also to find to find out what's new out there. So, with that in mind, we're delighted to open the Best New Event category. Come help your favourite new event with your free nomination/vote here.

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