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How to Run a Distance Relay Race – Part 2

Distance relay races are really one-offs, they are over different lengths and terrains. Legs of the race can be vastly different also, so it is highly important that each of your members have the skills to successfully carry out their own leg of the race. These sort of epic competitions can be over a couple of days or in…

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How to Run a Distance Relay Race – Part 1

Running is normally an individual event when it you against the world, however there is one running discipline that depends on team work. And of course this is relay running which is the event that normally closes the Olympic Games. Relay racing at an occasion like the Olympic Games or the World Championships defines the camaraderie that all runners…

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Running in the Olympics – Part 2

Our second lap around the track to learn all we can about Olympic running events starts with middle distance  running. Olympic Games middle distance running is officially classed as any race that is not a sprint, and is less than three thousand meters in length. At present two Olympic Games events qualify: One thousand five hundred meters. Eight hundred…

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Running in the Olympics – Part 1

The Olympic Games motto, Citius, Altius, Fortius meaning Faster, Higher, Stronger depicts exactly the qualities needed to achieve gold at the most prestigious sporting event in the world. But no discipline defines the Olympic Games more than the running events. The events on the track captivate the audiences in the vast arenas that go to watch the games every…

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Charity at the Heart of Running – Running for a Cause

Running is a goal that everyone strives to achieve and surpass their self-made record. It is also part of diets and exercise plans alike. Running is considered to be extremely important to make a perfectly healthy lifestyle. For years running has been used as an opportunity to raise awareness for different causes, from supporting the cancer foundation to raising…

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Famous Runners of All Time – Part 3

The concluding part to see who are the greatest runners of all time highlights even more men and women who have left their mark on athletics. Their dedication and passion for running has been a beacon of light to many aspiring runners, and they have left a trail of fire behind them. Michael Johnson Michael Johnson is undisputedly one…

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Famous Runners of All Time – Part 2

The second lap of the track to discover the greatest runners of all time resumes with one of the most well-known American runners of his time. In part one we saw how Roger Bannister, Jesse Owens, and Katherine Switzer changed running history, but there are some outstanding athletes that appear below. Steve Prefontaine Steve Prefontine is one of the…

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Famous Runners of All Time – Part 1

Every sport has its heroes either past or present and running is no different, so in this blog we have decided to celebrate the most popular athletes of all time, that through their actions have made running and athletics a sport to be immensely proud of, and also by their brave contributions have become famous all around the world….

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How to Run Faster – Part 3

The concluding part of our blog on how to run faster picks up the pace once again to find ways and means how you can improve your performance as a runner. Already we have looked at areas such as good exercises to develop certain muscle groups, and how to breathe better so more oxygen enters your blood stream. Now…

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