Group of people smiling after a run outside.

Running club: five reasons why joining one will benefit your running

You'll gain lots of valuable things when you join a running club - from knowledge to friendship and a sense of safety. You won't regret it when you find the right club.

Mathea Allesmith at the finish line of Honolulu Marathon.

“I’m 93 and still running marathons – here’s how I’ve done it”

Mathea Allansmith shares her running secrets so you can keep on crossing finishing lines, too - no matter what your age.

Damian Hall and Nicky Spinks running in the Welsh mountains

Make your shoes last longer and become a greener runner 

As runners, we can all make a difference when it comes to caring for the environment

Katarina Johnson-Thompson and a young athlete

I spent the day training with Katarina Johnson-Thompson

KJT is back on the top of the world thanks to her family, friends and her ability to be positive despite a string of setbacks.

Trail ultra-runner in mountains walking with poles.

How to enter the world of trail ultra-running as an older athlete

The secret to being a successful trail ultra-runner as you get older includes a lot of walking and eating.

A group of used running shoes in a pile

How to choose the best shoes for running

Expert advice to steer you through the complex world of choosing the right running shoes for you

Paul Parkin back running after a heart attack

“I had a heart attack while out running – but I’ve since run a marathon”

When Paul Parkin had severe pains in his left arm and chest towards the end of a run, he knew he was suffering a heart attack. Here, he tells of his remarkable recovery.

Ralph running and juggling

“I took up ‘joggling’ in my fifties – here’s how it’s improved my fitness”

Ralph Marsh - a devotee of an exercise that combines running and juggling - says there are widespread benefits of "joggling" 

An older man jogging with a towel around his shoulders

Set yourself a fitness goal and stick to it

Clear written goals are amazingly powerful when it comes to achieving your dreams and targets.

Photo of Todd running on a sunny day on a road.

“Hallucinations led to my life unravelling – but running helped me rebuild”

When Todd Crush started seeing visions and hearing voices, a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia followed.