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Human Race Running Beginners

   

Running Beginner

On this page you will find a range of support and advice to help get you to the start line in the best shape possible. We hope through providing you with tailored information from our range of partners and experts that you will feel confident and excited about taking part in any event. Take your time to read through the content and if you have any specific questions you can always visit our FAQ page or contact us on Facebook or Twitter.

Events Recommended for Beginner Runners

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Garmin Kingston Run Challenge Sunday 12th October 2014 Kingston-Upon-Thames, Surrey Read more
Breast Cancer Care WomenOnly Run Saturday 18th October 2014 Richmond Park, Surrey Read more
Cancer Research UK London Winter Run Sunday 1st February 2015 Embankment, Central London Read more
Garmin Pace Your Race Seminar Date TBC in 2015 Dorney Lake, Berkshire Read more
Whole Foods Market Breakfast Run Date TBC in 2015 Kingston-Upon-Thames, Surrey Read more

Training

Run to work to train for the Cancer Research UK London Winter Run
Run to work to train for the Cancer Research UK London Winter Run

In case you haven’t seen, there’s a movement afoot to inspire and support more people to run to or from work, part or all the way, and get active and healthy as part of their daily commute. Running to work is also a great way to train for your Cancer Research UK London Winter Run and is quicker...

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Sleep: An essential training technique
Sleep: An essential training technique

A regular sleep routine is a fundamental part of any training schedule, and one that should be respected as much as your CV workouts, strength training, stretching and nutrition regime. In fact, scrimp on your sleep and you run the risk that you won’t get the results you deserve from the effort...

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The Guardian - Keep on running: tips for withstanding winter
The Guardian - Keep on running: tips for withstanding winter

Here's some great winter running tips we found in The Guardian: Dark mornings, icy pavements, gusting winds and sub-zero temperatures ... there are so many reasons to stop running at this time of year. Sam Murphy explains how to take the pain out of winter exercise.

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Run247.com interview with Martin Yelling at The Running Show
Run247.com interview with Martin Yelling at The Running Show

Run247.com caught up with our pace expert Martin Yelling at The Running Show to discuss the importance of pacing.

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Trail Running
Trail Running

Trail running can be an exciting challenge especially if you have found yourself starting to get bored of running on the road. Here are some tips for beginners:

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Nutrition

Rhian Stephenson - Basic Sport Nutrition
Rhian Stephenson - Basic Sport Nutrition

High quality nutrition, consumed at the right time, and tailored for your training regime will result in more efficient training, performance and recovery.

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PowerBar Q & A
PowerBar Q & A

1. What sort of products do I need for my event? You need adequate fluid and energy. Sports drinks which are based on a carbohydrate-electrolyte solution contribute to the maintenance of endurance performance and enhance the absorption of water during prolonged exercise. Carbohydrate rich foods...

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PowerBar Nutrition Guide
PowerBar Nutrition Guide

Getting to the finishing line faster needs successful training supported by the right nutrition In order to keep up the pace and achieve a strong finish the body must be supplied with the right amount of fluid and nutrients during an endurance competition. A balanced and healthy diet will give...

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Hydration

Hydration and Performance
Hydration and Performance

By Anita Bean BSc RNutr - Human Race Hydration Expert During exercise, staying hydrated is crucial for achieving peak performance. It may surprise you to know that about 75 per cent of the energy you put into exercise is converted into heat, and is then lost. This extra heat has to be dissipated...

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Equipment

Wiggle Running Checklist
Wiggle Running Checklist

Whether you’ve been training hard for an upcoming running event or you’re considering your first race, you’ll need to make sure you have all the equipment you need to perform at your best. Human Race partner, Wiggle, has put together this handy check list to make sure there are no surprises....

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Compression sportswear brand CEP announces the launch of its Night Run 2.0 range
Compression sportswear brand CEP announces the launch of its Night Run 2.0 range

With state-of-the-art production methods in Germany and medi compression technology based on decades of research, knowledge and experience in manufacturing compression sportswear, CEP has been going strong since its arrival in the UK in 2012.

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Get Running and get inspired with Wiggle!
Get Running and get inspired with Wiggle!

Here at Wiggle we love to run, whether it’s on a road, trail, or on a treadmill! We’re incredibly passionate about the sport and we love sharing this passion with our customers.

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Garmin Forerunner 10
Garmin Forerunner 10

Forerunner 10 Every mile matters. Capture each one with the new Forerunner 10, Garmin’s simplest GPS running watch. It accurately tracks how far and how fast you run, and your calories burned. It also keeps you motivated by identifying personal records and comparing current pace to your target...

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Panel of Experts

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Anita Bean "During exercise, staying hydrated is crucial for achieving peak performance. It may surprise you to know that about 75 per cent of... Read more
Martin Yelling Martin Yelling (PhD) has a background in endurance coaching and performance. A former international runner, elite multisport athlete... Read more
Karen Pickering Karen Pickering is ambassador for the Open Water Swim Series. With 13 Commonwealth medals, an MBE and her own swim coaching school... Read more
Jeff Archer Jeff Archer is Managing Director of The Tonic Corporate Wellness, a business dedicated to helping professionals and organisations... Read more
Kerry Bircher Kerry is an enthusiastic and inspiring Personal Trainer and British Cycling coach. These attributes and qualifications enable her to... Read more
Victoria Pendleton "Cycling has been my passion since I was a child. Through the Cycletta Series I want to inspire women to join me and cycle; as a... Read more
John Brame "I started RG Active with another triathlete, Dermott Hayes, over 5 years ago. It was originally something both Dermott and myself... Read more
Simon Griffiths Simon Griffiths is the founder and editor of H2Open, the world’s first dedicated open water swimming magazine. A keen swimmer and... Read more
Stephen Roche "While it is a very hard and sometimes very cruel profession, my love for the bike remains as strong now as it was in the days when... Read more
John Lunt "I did my first triathlon in 1984. The following year I raced at five more events and it went from there. Ater racing in the Nice... Read more
Rhian Stephenson Rhian’s unique approach blends modern day scientific knowledge with natural medicine and nutrition to give her clients outstanding... Read more
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