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Neil Featherby: ‘New’ runners means new injuries

New runners must take care or they will end up with injuries Picture: DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP Having recently set up a new email advice line at Sportlink to help advise customers on potential footwear purchases from our new online website service, I think it is fair to say I opened the floodgates. It is obviously not…
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Neil Featherby: Meet the man who makes running suit his needs

Dave Thomas training on St James Hill on Mousehold Heath Picture: Dave Thomas Every Monday morning whilst out on my morning run, it is always a case of me wondering about who or what I should write about for my next column. I always try to mix it up between current running stories and what…
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Neil Featherby: How Norfolk Harriers became a force to be reckoned with

Picture: The Norfolk Harriers prior to last year's Run Norwich 10k Picture: Stu Barnard This week’s column is going to feature another good friend of mine and well respected runner, Steve Jones - or should I say former Police Chief Inspector Steve Jones, also turned race director? Prior to this year's National Police Cross Country…
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Running and Me – Pete Johnson

Last month I told you about photography and me. My other great passion is my running. I haven’t always been jogging, I used to be better! This all started back in the mid 80’s. We were living in Stanford le hope, Essex. My neighbours across the road started training for a local fun run. I…
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Neil Featherby: A trip down memory lane with the London Marathon

Runners set off at the start of the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon, in Hyde Park, last year Picture: PA I make no apologies for drifting off back down memory lane again this week, especially as what should have been the UK’s biggest road race the London Marathon was due to be taking place this…
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How They Are Keeping Fit – Mark Armstrong

🤸‍♂️STAYING FIT AND HEALTHY🤸‍♀️ We’ve asked our reps, our team and a selection of our friends how they are keeping fit at this time. We're also posting tips, advice and extracts from fitness publications about the importance of keeping fit.   This Morning - The EDP and Run Anglia's Mark Armstrong on how he is…
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How They Are Keeping Fit – Robert Cheverton

  Lowestoft Road Runner and very well respected athlete, Robert Cheverton on how he is keeping fit and motivated during this time… Desperate times often call for desperate measures. This leads me to do something I’ve never done before and that’s write an article about running (still something my family proofed before I could even…
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How They Are Keeping Fit – Jason Doyle

The last 3 weeks haven't really been a struggle for me with keeping my fitness routine going. I have been lucky… Last year when we moved into our new house, my dream was to have a mini gym set up from home for which I went straight out and bought all the essential equipment i.e.…
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How They Are Keeping Fit – Jane Clarke

I guess there are a lot of people out there who are using this time to take their foot off the pedal a bit and just tick over and do some nice, easy runs. Well that's ok if that fits in with your long term plans and you are prepared to start training again from…
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