Other running links

 Online Magazines & Articles

Beginners Guide to Triathlons

A very informative Beginners Guide to Triathlons

A big THANK YOU to Avery and Lucas who took the time to let us know of this article via Tracy Edward, Community Outreach Advisor for the Salt Lake City Children's Network.

 Diet Sporlight A very informative article entitled "Healthy and Safe Running: A Detailed Guide"
 Authority Running Logo and link A new online magazine which includes articles on injuries and recovery

Results sites &
race calendars

UK Results Run by John Schofield.  Large race calendar, lots of race results & entry forms.  Also offers an on-line entry service for events, including our own Birchwood 10k and Ladies 5k.
SportSoftRun by Graham Fecitt.  Race results, entry forms and race calendar.  Offers an on-line entry service for events.
Runner's WorldThis is the race events page of the on-line version of Runner's World magazine.
Joe Lee ComputingResults for various events.
UK Road Races
Results & event calendar.

Running organisations

North West Sunday Cross Country League

The web site of one of the League organisers, Steve Saunders.  It has results for recent years & directions to venues.

Liverpool & District Cross Country Union The second cross country league we compete in.
parkrunparkrun is a free timed run over a measured 5k route, every Saturday at 9am.
Our nearest parkruns are Warrington (mainly tarmac with some grass & trail, in Victoria Park) and Pennington Flash (on trails, near Leigh).  For more information, see the parkrun web site.
UK Athletics (UKA)The national governing body for athletics in the UK.
England Athletics
The governing body which develops grass-roots athletics in England.
Road running web site from UKA, England Athletics & other governing bodies.
Northern Veterans AC
An area club of the BMAF covering the north of England, including Cheshire.
British Masters Athletic Federation (BMAF) Formerly the British Veterans Athletic Federation.
Fell Runners Association (FRA) "Caters for the needs of fell runners throughout the the country".
Cheshire County AA Our county governing body.
Northern Athletics Our regional governing body.
AIMS Association of International Marathons & Road Races.
IAAF International Association Of Athletics Federations.
London Marathon
They organise the famous marathon and several other events.

Local clubs

Warrington Triathlon Club
Our nearest Tri club
City Of Chester Triathlon Club
Usually known as Chester Tri
Deeside Orienteering Club
Our local Orienteering Club.  Organisers of the Sandstone Trail Race and of a series of summer evening events suitable for beginners.
British Orienteering

National governing body for Orienteering.
(Click here for a list of what orienteering control descriptions mean!)


Inov-8 shoesArticle on how to adjust the fit of the shoe heel to help prevent rubbing
Marathon Training Plan
Customisable training plan in an Excel spreadsheet suitable for all levels.

External links

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