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Christmas Gift Guide: Beginner Runners – Running Fitness Article

Christmas Gift Guide: Beginner Runners Well high fives all round – we’re proud of you! If this is you, get your red pen out, circle a few of these and leave this somewhere obvious for your significant other to happen upon. You do not want to leave this to chance. 1. ASICS Glideride£145, asics.com If you need a new pair of kicks to help power you round, then this new launch from Asics is ideal. The rocking sole propels you…

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Williams attempts John O’Groats to Land’s End attempt – Running Fitness Article

Williams attempts John O’Groats to Land’s End attempt We spoke to Williams ahead of his epic attempt On 25th May 2019, Saucony ambassador and ultra-runner James Williams will start an attempt to break a world record, running from the bottom of the UK to the top – Land’s End to John o’Groats. In this test of human endurance, he’ll need to run around 100 miles a day, sleep for around four hours per night and complete the challenge within nine…

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Walmsley breaks 50-mile world record in Hoka One One Carbon X shoe – Running Fitness Article

Walmsley breaks 50-mile world record in Hoka One One Carbon X shoe   Hoka One One ultrarunner Jim Walmsley has broken the unofficial 50-mile World Record, clocking a time of 4:50:08. At an average of 5.48 per mile, that’s a mightily impressive (near) two marathons back-to-back in 2hrs 32mins. Competing as part of the HOKA Project Carbon X race in Sacramento, California, Walmsley sped across the fast and flat course to beat distance-running legend Bruce Fordyce’s 35-year record time of…

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Time to try the treadmill – Running Fitness Article

Time to try the treadmill   Buying a treadmill to use at home can be daunting when there’s so much choice. So here are five questions you should ask yourself to make sure you choose the right treadmill for you… How much space do you have?Treadmills aren’t small, so first of all make sure you have the room to use one safely at home. Maybe you’ve decided to turn the spare room or the garage into a makeshift gym? Or perhaps…

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Race review: Inferno Half Marathon – Running Fitness Article

Race review: Inferno Half Marathon Arko Højholt reports from the Inferno Half Marathon There’s a certain smell in the air. Part mountain scent, part minty massage gel, and part well-worn running shoes. Perhaps a hint of natural nervousness as well. It’s an hour before race start and the runners are mingling in the registration area at the Jungfrau campsite in Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland. Four-hundred and twenty people are signed up for what is considered to one of the toughest running events…

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Race preview: the Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord – Running Fitness Article

Race preview: the Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord Since 2009, in Andorra during the month of July and under the full moon light, more than 3,000 runners from 70 countries have taken part in one of the five races of the Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord. It’s an epic event and one that allows you to discover a country full of mountains and exceptional landscapes. This year Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord celebrates its 11th edition and from July 16 to 21 the…

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