My Favourite Running Links

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Cool Down

10 Stretches for runners

NHS How to Stretch After a Run


5 Exercises that every runner should be doing

Benefits of skipping for fitness

NHS Strength and Flex Exercise Plan

The Standard Core Routine – Video Demonstration

The World’s Greatest Stretch


How to make a running performance breakthrough

How to run a flat-out 5k

How to turn a poor 5k into a fast time

The secrets of a fast 10k


Causes and treatment for knee pain (pes anserinus)

Common Running Pain and Injuries

Dealing with a running injury

Hamstring tear – causes, treatment and recovery

Should you work out when you’re sore

Strength and conditioning exercises for runners to help you avoid injury

The Most Common Running Knee Injuries

Speed Work

5 Surprising tricks to help you run faster

10 Speed work rules for runners

The Lost Art of the Fartlek

Training Plans

Beginners – Training for a 10K Run I Love Running

10K run – 3 months to go training plan Nuffield Health

The 13-Week Couch to 10k Training Program David Runners Blueprint

10K training plans for every runner Women’s Running

Our 4-week 10K training plan, running three days a week Runner’s World

10km running training plan BUPA


How Far Did You Run? 4 Simple Ways To Track Your Running Distances Runners Blueprint

Jack Daniel’s VDOT Running Calculator

Running Pace Calculator Active

Running Pace Calculator Strava

Run Pace Conversion


Vegan Runners UK


Cancellations parkrun cancellations up to three weeks in advance

Christmas & New Year Compendium

Contra purchases support parkrun

Elliott Line for parkrun stats

Most events table of parkrunners who have attended at least 20 5k events

Official parkrun shop

parkrun home

Tourism Hoodies Shadow of a Saint (not official)

Volunteer Hub


Albatros Adventure Marathons Challenging running events around the world

Find a Race for running, cycling and swimming

Fix Events for runs, triathlons and other multisport events

Great Run 5k, 10k, 10 mile and half marathon races, plus some shorter junior and family events

Let’s Do This for running, cycling, tri and obstacle events

Maverick Race for trail runs, all abilities

Race For Life running for Cancer Research UK

TimeOutdoors for running, cycling, walking and more

UK Running Events


7 Surprising things that could ruin your run

8 Running troubles fixed

Earthruns do virtual races and plant trees

‘Exquisite views and total exhilaration’: readers’ favourite running routes

Heart Health Benefits of Running

More Power! Breakthrough techniques to help you finish strong

The Benefits of Sports Massage

The Science of Post-Workout Recovery: Busting Myths and Spilling Facts

How to Wear a Buff in 14 Simple Styles