Training Advice

Whatever your running ability, you’ll find some great advice and motivational support to help you enjoy running even more. From starting out with the right kit, to nutritional advice and training tips, we’ve got you covered.

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Staying hydrated when running

Staying hydrated can help to ensure you put in your best performance on event day and make the most of all the hard work you’ve put in during tr…

General Training
Beat the winter running blues

We’re looking forward to drier weather – in fact. Even daring to dream of sunshine and digging out some shorts.

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10 ways to Love Running even more

You might already be completely in love with running (like we are here at Great Run) or maybe you like to run but you wouldn’t say you’re in lov…

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The Absolute Beginners Guide to Running

Take a look at our top five tips for keeping a brand new running habit going.

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Pancake Power

With Shrove Tuesday, otherwise known as Pancake Day, around the corner, it’s time to dust off the recipe book and start practising your flipping action.

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The runner’s guide to strength training

If you’re serious about running, it’s time to get serious about strength training. Read on for our tips on strength training for runners.

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How to keep a positive and motivated mindset

Here are some tips to stay positive, keep motivated, and help you to look after your mind and mental health.

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10 Tips To Get You Running This January

Taking your first step outdoors in January can be tough. Here are our 10 tips to get your running this January.

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Soup Up Your Training

Few dishes are superior to soup in terms of replenishing the vitamins and fluids lost in training. Here's a recipe for you to try!

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Indoor Workout Tips

Getting the opportunity to fit exercise into your schedule at the moment can be a challenge - here's our tips to get the most out of your sessio…

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How to have a no-pressure new year

The New Year period shouldn’t be your punishment for indulging or relaxing over Christmas. Give yourself a break, get motivated and be kind to yourself.

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Power Up Your Porridge

All hail the mighty porridge. It's the perfect pre-run breakfast. Here's two delicious porridge recipes for you to try!

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Running Through The Winter

To help kick back the slump through the dark winter months, follow our tips to keep motivated, and stay safe and healthy along the way.

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Should You Train With A Cold?

We answer the tricky question every athlete has to ask themselves at least once or twice a year…

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Running Tips and Tricks

It can be scary reading through ALL of the running advice out there when you are a beginner, or even a seasoned runner! To get you through the s…

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Blow Off The Cobwebs!

As the evenings get darker earlier, now is a great time to blow off the cobwebs and focus your attention on your winter running goals.

Event Day Tips
Recovery Nutrition FAQ

This recovery nutrition FAQ guide will tell you everything you need to know about recovery nutrition after your half marathon.

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Recovery Nutrition and Recipes for Runners

Here are our top recovery nutrition tips and three inspiring recipes to banish food boredom and maximise replenishment and recovery.

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Stretches For Your Hamstrings and Calves

Here are some specific stretches for your calves and hamstrings to ease tension and fatigue.

Event Day Tips
10 Tips to Stay Injury Free

We’ve pulled together our ten top tips for avoiding strains, sprains, shin splints and more. Let’s go!

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