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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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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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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Runners vote on Russia’s ban from the Paralympics

Runners vote on Russia’s ban from the Paralympics

Posted September 16th 2016 by The 2017 Running Awards

The IPC’s decision to ban all Russian athletes from the Paralympics, when the same action was not taken at the Olympics, not only caused a stir around the world but had some serious consequences. Here we look at our running community’s opinions on the decision following the results of last week’s poll.

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Winners Brochure

Winners Brochure

Posted June 03rd 2016 by The 2016 Running Awards in association with JustGiving

Check out who runners' voted the best in running, with lots of further information and links

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Ealing Feeling Fine as Running Revival Raises Community Spirit

Ealing Feeling Fine as Running Revival Raises Community Spirit

Posted March 08th 2016 by The 2016 Running Awards

The numbers are stacking up for Kelvin Walker so the former accountant turned race organiser and athletics coach is delighted.

Kelvin no longer counts cash for companies but he is happy to add up the benefits to a West London community since putting away his briefcase for the last time.

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