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    The rules of winter running

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      There’s a twisted part of many runners that makes them relish running when anyone else would think they are insane. The runners that go out at 4am to squeeze their miles in before work, runners that run on Christmas Day, snowy days, their wedding day…but all runners secretly love the winter runs. Here are […]

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    THOUSANDS TURN OUT FOR WORCESTER CITY 10K AND DUATHLON

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    Athletes and fans line the streets on day to remember for the city Thousands of people turned out on the streets of Worcester today as the Worcester City 10K and Run-Bike-Run events took place through the historic streets of the West Midlands city. The event, which was organised by British athletics legend Steve Cram as […]

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    THE WORLD’S fastest man aged over 40 years old has joined the line-up for the Worcester City 10K.

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    Anthony Whiteman, former Great Britain Olympian and European and Commonwealth medallist, will be hoping to continue the form that has seen him return to prominence a full ten years after his initial retirement from athletics. Mr Whiteman, who is also the only person to run an indoor mile in under four minutes while over the […]

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    PAULA RADCLIFFE TO RUN WORCESTER CITY 10K

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    Legendary British athlete to compete at the event Current women’s road 10k world-record holder and iconic Great Britain athlete Paula Radcliffe will run the Worcester City 10k on September 21st 2014. The World, European and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, who also holds the current women’s marathon world-record, will lead out a field of professional and […]

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    World Medalist to Compete in Worcester City Duathlon

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    Great Britain bronze medallist and Malvern resident, Vikki Sivertson, joins run-bike-run line-up September’s Worcester City run-bike-run event is set to feature one of Great Britain’s best duathletes. Vikki Sivertson, who lives in nearby Malvern, won a bronze medal at the 2014 ITU Sprint Duathlon World Championships, which consists of a 5 kilometre run, 20k cycle […]

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    A UK athletics coach is helping people get in shape for the Worcester 10K running challenge

    Runner's Stories, Training Blog

    A UK Athletics coach, and store founder, is helping participants of the Worcester 10K running challenge get ready for the challenge. Oli Davey, founder of specialist running retailer Runaround Sports which is a sponsor of Worcester City Races, is helping novice runners by coordinating a specialised training group aimed specifically at people who are yet to complete […]

  • Run Bike Run Tips for Beginners

    Runner's Stories, Training Blog

    So you’ve signed up for your first duathlon but not quite sure where to start…here’s a few tips to hopefully get you going! Training: Budget at least 10-12 weeks to train for a duathlon but don’t worry if you haven’t got this time as long as you have a decent base fitness it will be […]

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    Worcester City Young Athletes Runs Launched

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    The Worcester City Run Team are pleased to announce the launch of the Young Athletes Runs that will take place alongside the Worcester City 10K and Run Bike Run on September 21st. We look forward to welcoming Worcester’s budding young talent to the Racecourse where there will be two Young Athlete Runs taking place. A […]

  • Cross Training and Useful Tips

    Runner's Stories, Training Blog

    Running isn’t the only way to train for a 10k, cross training is a great way to vary your training and maintain your interest in training. Ideas for alternative training: ycling: is great as it builds your quads and calf muscles without pounding the pavement. Swimming: is ideal beta usage it is “no impact” – […]

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