1 FREE DIGITAL ISSUE OF RUNNER’S WORLD
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Get your FREE digital trial issue of Runner’s World. Use code RWFREEDIGITAL to redeem the offer. Offer valid once per person. Not valid for existing subscribers. The post 1 FREE DIGITAL ISSUE OF RUNNER’S WORLD appeared first on Runner's World Australia and New Zealand ..read more
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Rob Kolbe runs 50km on his 50th Birthday, to raise money in support of refugees
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by Runner's World
2d ago
Rob finishing his 50km run, with his supporters cheering him on. To celebrate turning 50, keen runner Rob Kolbe embarked on one of his longest runs, through Sydney, to raise money for Australia for UNHCR in support of refugees around the world. He speaks to Runner’s World about what motivated him to take on the challenge, why he loves running, and why running for a cause is worth it.  Tell us about your 50 kilometre run? I set out on one of the longest runs I’ve ever done in a single day. 50 kilometres from Sydney’s Botany Bay to Opera House, to celebrate my 50th birthday. The goal wa ..read more
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I’m A Runner: Itzel Silva Ruiz and Carlos Trejo Ruiz
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by Amelia Rosser
1w ago
We asked our audience on Instagram to nominate local runners in their community have a positive impact on those around them. It was exciting to watch the many nominations roll in, including Itzel Silva Ruiz and Carlos Trejo Ruiz. Initially, we began chatting to Itzel and Carlos separately, and then spotted they were both featured in the pictures they sent in. That’s when we discovered they were married – what a lovely surprise. Thanks for chatting to us Itzel and Carlos, we’re so excited to shine a light on your infectious positivity! I’m a Runner Q&A What’s your favourite type of run? It ..read more
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Your guide to carb loading on marathon week
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by Runner's World
1w ago
Get your pre-race fuelling correct to avoid hitting the wall. BY THE RUNNER’S WORLD EDITORS Carbohydrate loading, commonly known as carb-loading is an important nutrition strategy used by endurance athletes to improve their performance by increasing the amount of fuel stored in the muscles. But many people don’t know when or how to increase carbs prior to a marathon meaning they arrive at the race with a huge handicap. The reason carbohydrates are so vital to runners is because they serve as the body’s main source of energy. We store any carbs we don’t use, as glucose, in the l ..read more
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Is running the ultimate hangover cure?
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by Runner's World
1w ago
You might think that lacing up your running shoes is a good idea after a boozy night – but science says otherwise BY A.C. SHILTON AND LILY CANTER Witthaya Prasongsin//Getty Images Juggling running training with a busy social calendar can sometimes lead to messy mornings. Maybe you got carried away during a night out, or had a big occasion to celebrate the day before a long run. As your alarm goes off the next morning, you may think that going for a run will make you feel better. But, spoiler alert – it’s not going to feel good. Some athletes, like former middle-distance Olympian ..read more
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The dangers of over-hydrating during a run
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by Runner's World
1w ago
A guide to hyponatraemia – and how taking in too much fluid can be even more deadly than dehydration. BY SUSAN PAUL AND LILY CANTER Although runners know how important it is to keep hydrated during a race, the dangers of over-hydration are far less known. The symptoms can often be very similar to dehydration, making it difficult to spot before it’s too late. What are the symptoms? Swollen fingers, nausea and a painful stomach may by signs of over-hydration, which occurs when you drink too many fluids. A combination of high water intake and low renal output (urinating) can ..read more
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Expert tips on how to train for your first marathon
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by Runner's World
1w ago
Everything you need to know to train smart, recover well and fuel right. BY ALLY SPIROFF AND LILY CANTER Watching people complete their first marathon is truly inspirational. This year the London Marathon had such an impact on viewers that it received a record number of applications for 2025. More than 840,000 applications were received, smashing the previous record of 578,000 set by last year’s ballot. So if you are lucky enough to get a place in the ballot or have secured a place on a different marathon, you may be feeling a mixture of excitement and fear. But with the right ..read more
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Should You Exercise in the Morning or Evening? New Study Says It Depends on Your Goals
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by Runner's World
1w ago
The time of day you go for a run can influence the results. BY MONIQUE LEBRUN Martin Novak//Getty Images According to a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Physiology, the time of day you work out can influence exercise-induced health and performance benefits, which varies across genders. For women, exercising in the morning reduced abdominal fat, decreased blood pressure, and improved lower-body muscle power. Evening exercise enhanced physical performance and mood. For men, both morning and evening exercise improved physical performance, decreased total b ..read more
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British Teen Becomes Youngest Person with Down Syndrome To Complete a Marathon
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by Runner's World
2w ago
19-year-old Lloyd Martin set a Guinness World Record at the 2024 London Marathon. BY ABBY CARNEY Courtesy TCS London Marathon Many records were broken at the 43rd running of the London Marathon, but one of the most notable was one set by 19-year-old Lloyd Martin. He was born with a hole in his heart and was diagnosed with Down syndrome at birth. When he crossed the finish line with a time of 6:46:10, he became the youngest known person in his disability category to complete a marathon, setting a Guinness World Record. The London Marathon shared a touching video of Martin finishing th ..read more
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6 Ways Swimming Will Injury Proof Your Body
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by Runner's World
2w ago
Want a faster return to the road? Dive in for active recovery. Getty Images Whether you’re waiting for an errant joint to heal or searching for a way to beat post-marathon muscle exhaustion, consider swapping the pavement for the pool. Swimming is recognised as one of the best full body workouts, and can be just as helpful to runners, boosting performance out of the water and cutting down rest time from injury. Whether you’re recovering from injury, or swapping a long run for some time in the pool, here’s six reasons why swimming is the perfect active recovery solution for runners: 1 ..read more
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