Tag: run

This girl can run! Women’s 10k Windsor Run

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Hot on the heels of Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign, the team behind the Running4Women 10k (now named the Boudavida Women’s 10k following the recent appointment of active wear start-up Boudavida as the race’s title sponsor), along with the local County Sport Partnership Get Berkshire Active, has selected 10 women to join a ThisGirlCanRun10 [...]


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FitPro’s Olivia Hubbard shares her experience of running her first half-marathon: the Vitality Run Hackney. For any first-time half-marathon runner, the ideal weather would be a cooling breeze, light drizzle and a general October dampness to the air. I flicked on BBC weather at 6am and read “highs of 27°C today” in London. It was [...]

Spending time with nature – a lifelong habit

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Last week, we heard from GB ultra runner Robbie Britton who likes to run far … really far. This week, we talk to Cambridge-based ultra runner Katie Samuelson, who only needed to turn to her 74-year-old father for inspiration. Our final words of wisdom come from Hackney run club co-founder, father and short-wearing enthusiast Matthew Jeary, [...]