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Koblenz Marathon – why not meet for a run where the two rivers meet?

Norwich is twinned with the German city of Koblenz and this year marks the 40th anniversary of the twinning links. And if you’re looking for a run overseas then you might be interested in the Koblenz Marathon on September 2…. Continue Reading →

Co-founder shares vision behind new Subline Swaffham 10k event

Runners Martin Jennings and Tony Foice-Beard are behind a new run the Sublime Swaffham 10k. Martin explains how they hope the Norfolk race will be the springboard for greater things. What makes a perfect race event for you? Is it… Continue Reading →

Guest blog: How I’m coping with running and pregnancy

Mother-of-one Sophie Kendall, 30, who is 16 weeks pregnant, writes about running and pregnancy. Pregnancy and exercise can attract different opinions – sometimes good and sometimes bad. As a keen amateur runner I was eager to carry on running for… Continue Reading →

What I learned about whether I should have more than one pair of running shoes on the go at a time

Some things I never knew, for instance there are people out there who have more than one pair of running shoes. That’s right, more than one pair of running shoes. On the go – and – at the same time!… Continue Reading →

Why chips and chocolate do not a good running training combo make

It’s been a funny old couple of weeks for my running training. Having got myself all geared up for the Broadland Half Marathon, everything then had to be juggled about when it was cancelled. So now that race is going… Continue Reading →

Guest blog: Why Parkruns will continue to be my anti-depressant

Victoria Leggett has completed more than 40 parkruns since taking up running a year ago. In a guest post she explains how being diagnosed for depression was the catalyst for her first run and the downs as well as ups… Continue Reading →

Waiting to hear the state of play with Active Networks and Run Norwich

There are a lot of runners now wondering if they’ve been affected by a possible security breach surrounding Active Networks – these are the people who handle race sign ups and organisation for many UK events including Run Norwich. Help… Continue Reading →

Should I buy new running shoes this close to my half marathon?

My running shoes are an embarrassment. Once a proud pair of Sauconys, they are ragged, a sorry looking pair worn well beyond the 200 odd miles you’re supposed to notch up before consigning your running shoes to history. Worse still,… Continue Reading →

Inspire Races co-founder Ian Welch reveals how a football accident inspired him to start his own running business

Ian Welch co-founder of Inspire Races reveals the story behind his business When Ian Welch, co-founder of Inspire Races, broke his leg playing football a decade ago, he didn’t realise that his route to recovery would set him on the… Continue Reading →

The Beast from the East – Three reasons why I’m not running in the snow

There are no medals for running in the snow Winter is Coming, the Beast from the East has arrived, the wolves are running, no hang on that last one’s from the Box of Delights, but there are sound reasons why… Continue Reading →

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