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Blogs By: Richard Easterbrook

Your Simplyhealth Great North Run Journey Starts Here So, you’re in the Simplyhealth Great North Run? Here’s what happens next Running After Your Christmas Party - A Quick Guide Running after your Christmas party? Here's what you need to know Meet The Four McColgan's Marathon Challenge Runners Meet the four runners who will be coached through the Stirling Scottish Marathon by Liz McColgan Great Run's 2017 In Numbers It has been a massive 2017 for Great Run and all of our runners. Now, with the year drawing to a close, we look back on the year that was 7 Great Things About Stirling Scottish Marathon There are less than six months to go until the 2018 Stirling Scottish Marathon returns for the second time on Sunday, 29 April – here’s a few things to expect 10 Hacks For Your Weekend In Birmingham All you need to know ahead of the Birmingham International Marathon and Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run 10 Things You Might Not Have Known About A Marathon Here are ten facts about the 26.2mile event that you might not know! Simplyhealth Great East Run - A Spectators' Guide There will be 3,000 runners taking to the streets of Ipswich and Suffolk for the Simplyhealth Great East Run this Sunday – here’s our guide on what to see and do if you’re cheering on a loved one Great Run 2017 - Mid-Season Review Here, we take a look at some of the stories and runners to catch our attention so far this year Five Ways To Fall Back In Love With Running We all know that running is a) great and b) good for you but what do you do when you lose your spark? Here’s some tips to get that mojo back What To Expect From The Stirling Scottish Marathon The first-ever Stirling Scottish Marathon arrives this weekend - here's a flavour of what to expect as 7,000 runners are set to run through the heart of Scotland A Guide To The Great Edinburgh International XCountry New to the Great Edinburgh Winter Run and International XCountry? Here’s your must-read guide to the day Your Christmas Calorie Counter You’re never going to be able to run enough to burn off the excesses of a Christmas Day binge, but knowing the calorie content of your festive favourites – and how many calories you can burn while running – can help you to make an informed decision 15 Essential Great South Run Hacks All you need to know ahead of the world's leading 10-mile running event The Great North Run Is A World Record Breaker We all know that the Great North Run is the best half marathon in the world. Now, it’s officially the biggest. Why Running With A Friend Is Awesome Running isn't just a solo thing - more and more people are buddying up to clock up the miles. Here, we find out why that's such a good idea Is 10 Miles The New 10K? With the Great Edinburgh Run next up, we look at the rise of the ten-mile distance