Endurance

  • Nick Butter: Setting a marathon world record

    Nick Butter: Setting a marathon world record

    28th April 2020

    In November 2019, Nick Butter became the first and only person to run a full marathon in all 196 countries recognised by the United Nations. Setting a world record, Butter covered 5130 miles across seven continents, battling the elements and…

  • World Earth Day: What we fitness enthusiasts can do

    World Earth Day: What we fitness enthusiasts can do

    22nd April 2020

    Global warming, climate change, the climate emergency – terminology has evolved in the past three decades as the situation has worsened. Malcolm Bradbrook looks at what we can so to minimise our impact in the environment while loving our fitness…

  • 5 mental tactics to cope with the impact of Coronavirus

    5 mental tactics to cope with the impact of Coronavirus

    8th April 2020

    Coronavirus has caused hundreds of sporting events across the UK to be cancelled and postponed. Rapid change expert Howard Cooper, also a regular columnist for Outdoor Fitness & Adventure magazine, reveals how to cope. Horse racing meets, football matches, marathons…

  • Top five trail running tips for social distancing runners

    Top five trail running tips for social distancing runners

    24th March 2020

    Hitting the trails for a few hours is a brilliant way to destress and what better way to distance yourself from others than out in the open countryside? Although races and going to the gym are off the cards for…

  • 2020 Reading Half Marathon and Green Challenge date change

    2020 Reading Half Marathon and Green Challenge date change

    23rd March 2020

    The organisers of the 2020 Reading Half Marathon and Green Park Challenge, Goldline Events, announced with sadness on 16 March 2020 the postponement of race day, due to take place Sunday 5 April. The organisers have issued this press release… …

  • How to banish blisters

    How to banish blisters

    23rd March 2020

    Brits have been offered tips and tricks for treating painful foot blisters, and ways to avoid getting them altogether. Footwear experts from PublicDesire.com have revealed eight key pieces of advice to prevent shoes from rubbing, and what to do if an…

  • Strength and conditioning at home

    Strength and conditioning at home

    22nd March 2020

    Whether you’re self-isolating or social distancing, you’re probably finding limits put on the exercise you’re used to. Malcolm Bradbrook looks into strength and conditioning to keep your muscles ticking over and can be done in the home or garden.

  • Staying active during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Staying active during the COVID-19 pandemic

    17th March 2020

    How has the COVID-19 virus affected your training and your race schedule? Were you signed up for a race that has been cancelled? Share your views on our social media platforms. Meanwhile, we have asked our regular contributors how they…

  • The London Marathon postponed until October

    The London Marathon postponed until October

    14th March 2020

    On Friday 13th March, London Marathon Events announced the postponement of the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, which was scheduled to take place on Sunday 26 April. Below is the press statement issued by the race organisers… The 2020 Virgin…

  • Wings For Life World Run cancelled

    Wings For Life World Run cancelled

    13th March 2020

    Outdoor Fitness & Adventure magazine has just received the press release below… It is with a heavy heart but – given the current public health concerns – the decision has been made to cancel the Wings For Life World Run…