Whether running a marathon has been on your mind for a while or you have recently been inspired to sign up, you may be wondering whether you really want to take the plunge. To help you get inspired and motivated to sign up for an event, here are seven reasons to run a marathon.
From running for fitness to charity running to marathon training, we have plenty of running advice, whether you're a running beginner or a competitive racer.
If you're looking for a top road running event in the UK then look no further than these quality races from the team that brings you the world’s best marathon.
Running for Beginners
Beginner runners start here; you’ll find all the information you need to become a runner from beginner advice, gear needs, staying safe and more.
Running 10k Events
Get info on how to train for a 10k event. In this section you’ll find how to run a 10K race and how to train for one so that you perform to your very best come race day.
Everything the runner needs to know to complete the 26.2 mile distance, including training for a marathon, marathon runner diet tips, plus plenty of other marathon preparation and recovery advice.
Setting Goals & Motivation
Keep your focus to train with our help – in this section you’ll find advice on goal setting and motivation tips and techniques especially for runners.
Find out about running injuries and how to recognise, manage and recover from a training injury. From leg and knee injuries to ankle and foot injuries, we've got it covered.
Fuelling your running with the correct nutrition is essential. This section is dedicated to hydration and correct nutrition with ideas on the best foods for runners to help aid your recovery and running performance.
Running for Charity
Add some extra focus to your running training by running for a charity – the perfect way to keep in shape and raise funds for worthwhile causes too. Find out more in this section.
Music to Train to
Boost your motivation to train with our essential music selection – we’ve chosen some top training tracks and albums to keep you running.