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What's your running story?

What’s your Running Story?

Runners come in all shapes and sizes, they also run for a variety of reasons, often with mental and physical health benefits being at the fore. We want to know why YOU run! To lose weight? To get fit? To raise money? To make your kids proud? We’re opening up our blog for you to…

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Wilmslow Running Festival

Win a Pair of Brooks Running Shoes with Wilmslow Running Festival

By 247RUNNING

#247RUNNING has teamed up with Wilmslow Running Festival to offer one lucky race entrant the chance to win a pair of Brooks running shoes!

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Jon & Miriam Gilbert July 2018 Burning River 50M

No Matter What Setback or Suffering Comes My Way, I Work With It & Just Run

By Miriam Gilbert

My running story began in college, not as an athlete, but with a broken heart after a breakup. To cope, I just ran around campus day or night…

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Simon Gerhardt

Endure24 Solo Ultra Marathon (If I can, anyone can…)

By Simon Gerhardt

In June, at the age of 50, I ran an ultra-marathon and covered 75 miles in 20 hours. I still can’t quite believe what I achieved. It was so far beyond anything I had ever done before…

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Eliud Kipchoge sub 2 hour marathon

Eliud Kipchoge Races into History Books with Sub 2 Hour Marathon

By 247RUNNING

With metronomic precision Eliud Kipchoge raced into history today on the Hauptallee in Vienna by becoming the first man to achieve the barrier-breaking sub-two-hour marathon as part of the INEOS 1:59 Challenge….

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Eliud Kipchoge

Eliud Kipchoge’s INEOS 1:59 Challenge Attempt Set for 7:15AM UK START TIME Saturday 12th October

By 247RUNNING

Eliud Kipchoge’s historic attempt to make history and become the first person ever to run a marathon in under two hours will start at 7:15AM UK Time (8:15AM CEST) Saturday 12th October in Vienna, Austria…

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Tony Collier

Running into Cancer

By Tony Collier

I was a late starter as far as running is concerned, only taking it up at age 45 when a medical told me I was borderline clinically obese and my blood pressure was so high I’d be on pills for the rest of my life if I didn’t do something naturally. So, I started running…

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Sean Furzer - My Running Year

My Running Year

By Shaun Furzer

On Sunday 8th September this year, I joined 57,000 other runners on a bright and glorious Newcastle morning for the 39th Great North Run. The Tyne Bridge just over a mile away, I met with friends (this in itself is a minor miracle when meeting at the world’s busiest half marathon), dropped off my gear and soaked up the nervous anticipation of the crowd…

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Running Bear Heaton Collection

Win £150 Worth of Products from the New Heaton Collection by Running Bear

By 247RUNNING

#247RUNNING has teamed up with our friends at Running Bear to offer one lucky person the chance to win £150 worth of products from their new ‘Heaton Collection’ range….

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The Heaton Collection by Running Bear

Running Bear Launch ‘The Heaton Collection’

By 247RUNNING

Well known running shop Running Bear in Alderley Edge are celebrating the launch of a unique sportswear range. Having teamed up with critically acclaimed local artist, William Heaton…

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Steve B #irunwithmetal

Why I #RunWithMetal

By Steve B

It started back in February 2015 with a bit of bravado to my brother in law, who was a seasoned marathon runner….

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