Running

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Second act sensations! Meet the people who reached peak fitness – after turning 50
Rich started working out, Mags started running and Shashi started walking three times a day. It is possible to reach new goals as you get older and it is not only your physical health that benefits

Emma Beddington

02, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The real life Forrest Gump: why did Rob Pope run across the US five times?
Forrest Gump’s wisdom has inspired many of us, but Rob Pope took that a step further, dressing as his hero for the run of his life. But why? And what did he learn? By Will Coldwell

Will Coldwell

31, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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How to cycle faster, swim better and conquer pre-race nerves – with advice from Team GB
From Chris Hoy to Ellen White, British Olympians tell you how to up your sporting game

Kate Carter

08, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Marko Cheseto survived frostbite and amputation to run Boston Marathon
The Florida-based athlete has the fastest-known marathon time for a double-leg amputee

Allison Torres Burtka

07, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Fighting woke wars at the National Trust | Brief letters
Brief letters: Woke war | The Cambrian Way | University to uni | Zipping up jeans | Soap operas

Letters

03, Oct, 2021 @2:28 PM

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‘I was surprised every day’: Welsh mountain runner’s 189-peak challenge
Will Renwick set to complete three-week, 500-mile journey across Wales – after nearly giving up on day two

Steven Morris

01, Oct, 2021 @10:54 AM

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Keen spirit: Australian cyclist uses GPS to recreate Nirvana’s Nevermind cover
Enthusiast marks album’s 30th anniversary with 150km ride around Adelaide using Strava to sketch naked baby

Tory Shepherd

26, Sep, 2021 @2:47 AM

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Floppy mohicans and pre-race cider: Gary Devine, the punk fell runner
The Leeds punk rocker lived a double life, interspersing band rehearsals and punk gigs with twice-daily runs, despite the occasional arrest and moshpit injury. A new book tells his story

Dave Simpson

15, Sep, 2021 @11:19 AM

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My Alpine trail running adventure holiday in Switzerland
In Verbier a new network of high-altitude running routes is opening up the mountains like never before

Mike MacEacheran

13, Sep, 2021 @5:30 AM

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‘2020 was a damp squib’: Great North Run veterans hail its return
Ron Snaith and Bob Hepburn have run every edition since half-marathon event’s inception in 1981

Alex Mistlin

10, Sep, 2021 @12:31 PM

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A new start after 60: ‘Exercise is my lifeblood – so I decided to run my first marathon at 74’
Rajinder Singh, AKA the Skipping Sikh, is preparing for his first 26.2-mile race – with community support and the memory of his father powering him along

Paula Cocozza

03, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Emma Beddington tries … fell running: ‘It’s like dragging bags of cement uphill – only the bags are my legs’
A run on Ilkley Moor promises panoramic views. But what about the bogs and boulders en route – and my terrifying lack of fitness?

Emma Beddington

23, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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