Category Archives: Running

The Injury-Free Marathoner

Runners rejoice…the New York Marathon is underway this weekend! Thousands of runners are descending upon New York City and are racing for their best. But with 26.2 miles to traverse, marathon runners are prone to injuries. And you definitely want … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Me Now

Guest post by Vassos Alexander Wednesday 12:17pm. Text message received. Sender, Chris Evans. Message reads: 1,700 words. You?😀 This was the trouble with writing a book, my first, at the same time as Chris was writing the excellent Call the Midlife, … Continue reading

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Seeing is Believing

Guest post by author Sarah Shephard What better way to mark International Women’s Day than by celebrating the sportswomen who in one way or another have been responsible for my love affair with sport? My hope for this International Women’s … Continue reading

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Nell McAndrew’s Guide to Running

Welcome to my guide to running. Whether you want to learn how to get started or – like me – you’re always looking for tips on how to get faster, I hope my book helps you achieve your goals. Running is … Continue reading

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Discover our #greatreads in the New Bloomsbury Sports catalogue

Our new 2014-2015 Sports Books Catalogue is now available. Browse the catalogue and discover the many different sports books that we publish here at Bloomsbury, from our exceptional training guides to our award winning great reads.  

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How to Avoid Injuries During the London Marathon

The London Marathon is just around the corner, you’ve been training for months, you’ve ironed your best and tightest running bottoms, and you’re determined not to embarrass yourself in front of friends, family and live TV. So what can stop … Continue reading

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Man vs. Beast: a Spartan’s tale of obstacle racing

Saturday morning was very cold and very wet – the perfect morning to stay indoors and whack the heating up, right? Wrong. I was at Pippingford Park in East Sussex battling the elements and ready to support the hordes of … Continue reading

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