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Tagged: Marathon running

Marathon running has grown rapidly in popularity in recent years, bringing new runners (and indeed those who would never have considered themselves to be runners) to attempt the most impressive of milestones. But there is a significant skill required to run marathons in a way that doesn’t lead to injury. Below you’ll find posts that examine what all marathon runners really should know.

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    How to run the marathon

    Is there an optimum style for running the marathon? That was the question posed by Polly McGuigan earlier this year in the run-up to this year’s London Marathon. The article was published by The Conversation and, by...

    • Posted July 4, 2014
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    Running Health: In Conversation With Jeff Galloway

    If you’re relatively new to running, then you need to about Jeff Galloway. He’s the man behind the Run Walk Run approach to getting started with running. He’s worked with over 200,000 runners to help them reach...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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    The Running Injury Trap

    Most of us fall into one of two categories of runner. Those recovering from an injury. Or those afraid of suffering another injury. For much of the past couple of decades, I’ve been both. That affected the...

    • Posted April 26, 2014
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  • Boston Marathon 2014: A Victory For Running
    Boston Marathon 2014: A Victory For Running

    After the harrowing events of 12 months ago at the back of everyone’s mind, we look back at a remarkable day of running in the 2014 Boston Marathon. Video: Keflezighi Becomes First American in 3 Decades to...

    • Posted April 21, 2014
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    London Marathon Results 2014

    The incredible day has been and gone. Now’s the time to check the official times and ranking of every single London Marathon 2014 performance. Here are a few essential resources for anyone running, or with friends and...

    • Posted April 12, 2014
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    40 Top Videos for Instant Running Motivation

    Running motivation is a mysterious force. It can compel you effortlessly towards your running goals. But, more often than not, it’s an elusive beast that can disappear without a moment’s notice. When that happens, you need instant...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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    25 Best Motivational Running Quotes of All Time

    Ever found yourself in need of a few words of motivation to help you through your latest running injury or the challenges of your training programme? If so, you’re not alone. Read on for the most effective...

    • Posted April 7, 2014
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    Running Smart: The Salazar Wisdom That Made Farah A Champion

    Over the years, Alberto Salazar has provided some memorable quotes about running. In the process, he has provided intriguing insights into the mind of a running legend – and the methods that have helped mould double world...

    • Posted September 9, 2013
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    London Marathon Results: 2013

    You’ll find the full London Marathon results here, alongside in-race tracking of runners. During the race, you can check on the progress of friends and family taking part in the mass race, as well as keep tabs...

    • Posted April 21, 2013
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    Dean Karnazes Running Quotes: “Running is about finding your inner peace, and so is a life well lived”

    Image by Drewski Mac Running is about finding your inner peace, and so is a life well lived. Further reading on Dean karanazes About Dean Karnazes The man who can run forever 25 Best Motivational Running Quotes...

    • Posted March 24, 2013
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    Amby Burfoot Running Quotes: “The True But Rare Runner’s High”

    Image by Joseph Cote The true but rare runner’s high is a zone that we enter when everything seems to click perfectly, when time stands still, and when we can run almost without effort. Further reading on...

    • Posted March 22, 2013
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    Kara Goucher Running Quotes: “Running Allows Me To Set My Mind Free”

    Image by Pedro Moura Pinheiro Running allows me to set my mind free. Nothing seems impossible, nothing unattainable. Further reading on Kara Goucher About Kara Goucher Articles by Kara Goucher 25 Best Motivational Running Quotes of All...

    • Posted March 22, 2013
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    Christopher McDougall Running Quotes: “If You Don’t Think You Were Born To Run…”

    Image by Hartwig HKD If you don’t think you were born to run you’re not only denying history. You’re denying who you are. Further reading on Christopher McDougall About Christopher McDougall Christopher McDougall: The Blog 25 Best...

    • Posted March 22, 2013
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    Oprah Winfrey Running Quotes: “The Greatest Metaphor for Life”

    Image by Alan Levine Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it. Further reading on Oprah Winfrey The Oprah Line How Oprah Ruined The Marathon 25 Best...

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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    Joan Benoit Samuelson Running Quotes: “Running is about is about our lifestyle and who we are”

    Image by Martin Cathrae Running is about more than just putting one foot in front of the other; it is about our lifestyle and who we are. Further reading on Joan Benoit Samuelson About Joan Benoit Samuelson...

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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    Amby Burfoot Running Quotes: “Life Is A Marathon”

    Image by Craig O’Neal Life is a marathon, not a sprint. Pace yourself accordingly. Further reading on Amby Burfoot About Amby Burfoot The website of Amby Burfoot – author, speaker, Runner’s World editor, and 1968 Boston Marathon...

    • Posted March 20, 2013
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