Female parkrun record holder

Parkrun Gaining Strides All Around The World

Parkrun is a 5 kilometre timed run accessible and convenient for all joggers, runners, and walkers. This weekly event, held in parks in over 20 countries. The awareness regarding the benefits of exercise has led to the raging popularity of parkrun, a free, weekly community event that anyone can participate in to ditch their sedentary […]

A Runner Passing an Underpass While Competing in a Virtual Marathon Challenge

Inspirational Running Stories

As hosts of global marathon challenges, we’ve come across people from different cultures and spheres of life united by one universal emotion: determination. The resolve to live a better life by making a run for it is the main reason most people take up the activity at The Running Bug in the first place.

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How Running a Virtual Challenge can Help with the Latest Covid Restrictions

As a result of the latest Covid restrictions, everyone is on high alert. Participating in Virtual Running Challenges may help you in overcoming some of the stress. Latest COVID Restrictions Why People Think Running Challenges are a Good Idea? The Benefits of Virtual Running Challenges How can you Stay Active? Ways to Stay Active Outdoors […]

Get Ready to Race Again

With the possibility of real races very much on the horizon now, not to mention the universal hope that Saturday mornings may once again begin with a Park Run (set to begin from 26th June – if landowners’ permissions can be obtained), many of us are planning our racing comebacks! And, what better way to […]

Des Linden’s 50km Record

Des Linden Record: the 50km

The 50km Des Linden record can be an inspiration to us all.  Many of us dream about setting PBs; for some of us, it’s what motivates us to get out the door with our trainers on. But few of us have attempted to set a record as ambitious as Des Linden’s record attempt.  While she […]