Running

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Parents of six-year-old marathoner reveal child protective services visit
The Kentucky parents who drew backlash for running a marathon with their six-year-old son said that child protective services made an unannounced visit

Guardian sport

10, May, 2022 @9:02 PM

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John Kelly breaks record for scaling all 214 Wainwright fells in the Lake District
37-year-old data scientist completed feat many walkers see as a lifetime challenge in five and a half days

Helen Pidd North of England editor

09, May, 2022 @5:34 PM

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‘I don’t run to be second’: WW2 veteran smashes centenarian 100m world record
Nearly a quarter of a century after breaking one sprinting world record as a mere 76-year-old, Lester Wright was back in form again on Saturday

Tom Lutz in New York

02, May, 2022 @8:52 PM

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Samsung ad featuring woman running alone at 2am criticised as ‘naive’
Reclaim These Streets joins running groups in calling ad insensitive ‘especially in light of Ashling Murphy’

Hibaq Farah

28, Apr, 2022 @2:33 PM

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The magic of a 5am run makes me feel alive - and I'm determined to feel safe | Nell Frizzell
With just the foxes and bats for company, running in the early morning allows me to assert my place in the city, writes Nell Frizzell

Nell Frizzell

10, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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10 of Britain’s wildest adventures for 2022
Cycle through the Highlands, sail around the UK, run across Wales, photograph wildlife on Dartmoor … and more fabulous activities

Rachel Dixon

19, Feb, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Paula Radcliffe: ‘I could probably still beat my kids in a race’
The athlete, 48, tells Rich Pelley about childhood asthma, dogs, Portaloos and the last mile of the marathon

Rich Pelley

05, Feb, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Pick the habit: the best podcasts to get you into a new hobby
Want to learn a language, start gardening, read more, or make running and meditation a habit for the new year? There’s a podcast for that …

Elle Hunt

11, Jan, 2022 @2:30 PM

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In 2021 I ran 2,000km. It was the first resolution I’d kept longer than two weeks | Benjamin Giles
It took an app, a long lockdown and pushing through injury for Benjamin Giles to reach his self-imposed target. But most of all, it took obsession

02, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Sajid Javid criticises Welsh government as Covid rules hit parkrun
Health secretary says it is not ‘justified or proportionate’ to restrict outdoor exercise during Covid

Helen Pidd

29, Dec, 2021 @11:22 AM

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He put up a Times Square billboard in search of a kidney – and saved more lives than his own
Marc Weiner booked one of the world’s most visible advertising spots, hoping his life would change. He ended up changing the lives of dozens of others, too

Joshua Needelman

24, Dec, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Running around Waimapihi Reserve in the dark my headtorch revealed hidden treasures | Ashleigh Young
At first I was full of dread but as I pressed on I noticed things I had never seen in daylight

Ashleigh Young

19, Dec, 2021 @6:00 PM

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