Marathon running

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Kevin Sinfield carries Rob Burrow over the line at Leeds Marathon
Rugby league great pushed friend and former teammate who has motor neurone disease in a wheelchair around 26.2 mile course

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

14, May, 2023 @3:43 PM

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Kevin Sinfield: ‘The longer this marathon takes, the more time I get to spend with Rob’
As he prepares for Sunday’s Rob Burrow Leeds Marathon, Kevin Sinfield tells Aaron Bower how he’s looking forward to pushing his former Rhinos teammate, who has motor neurone disease, for the duration

Aaron Bower

13, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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If you can walk on it, you can run on it: a beginner’s guide to trail running
More meditative and less repetitive than road running, trail running offers fitness with a view. And the chances of injury are lower than you might expect

Jo Khan

16, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Only 28 US-born Black women have broken three hours in the marathon. Why?
A file known as ‘The List’ has inspired long-distance runners to join a club that has relatively few members

Allison Torres Burtka

02, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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The resilience secret: 13 ways to stay strong and active – from the man who runs a marathon a day
Every morning this year, Aaron Robinson has arisen before dawn and run 26 miles before work. He explains how to turn an intimidating exercise plan into a simple habit

Emine Saner

02, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Sports quiz of the week: marathons, managers, Murray and Messi v Ronaldo
Who hit a century? Who was up all night? Who made a comeback?

Paul Campbell

20, Jan, 2023 @1:28 PM

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‘I don’t want this to end’: runner hits Melbourne after covering length of Australia in 150 consecutive marathons
Erchana Murray-Bartlett reaches end of epic journey from ‘tip to toe’ of Australia – smashing women’s record for consecutive daily marathons

Donna Lu

15, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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A new start after 60: I ran a 100km ultramarathon at 70 – despite my arthritis
Ken Campbell says he never liked sport, but then one day he kept his wife company on a trail run and discovered the joy of being out in the wild

Paula Cocozza

11, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘An inordinate impact’: climate crisis leaves its footprint on trail running | Jo Khan
Trail running events have rapidly expanded in the last decade but extreme weather is casting a shadow on the sport

Jo Khan

06, Nov, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Cape York to Melbourne: Australian ultrarunner on pace to break daily marathon world record
Running 155 marathons in as many days might sound dangerous, but experts say Erchana Murray-Bartlett has the mettle for her 6,000km quest

Donna Lu

21, Oct, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Faster times, record numbers: the science of running marathons as an older person
The number of veteran runners is on the up and they’re leaving the times of their predecessors for dust

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

30, Sep, 2022 @12:34 PM

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‘A sea of positivity’: older women boost London Marathon numbers
Pandemic, daily pressures and Paula Radcliffe cited as reasons for 65% rise in over-50 female runners

Amelia Hill

30, Sep, 2022 @10:21 AM

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