This is the classic starting point for those new to running or returning to the sport after a break. But it’s not just about beginner runners - it’s a distance for all ages and abilities as demonstrated by the popularity of family fun runs and local 5Ks, including parkruns.
If you're just starting out in running then following these seven tips from athlete and personal trainer Becca Hayden will get you on the right track.
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How to make running fun!
The ultra and endurance issue - walks, runs, rides, open water swimming and more.
The summer's best rides - and a feature on Global Cycle to Work Day on May 10th.
Challenges and events for all activities as the month starts with a Bank Holiday weekend.
Want a part of that London Marathon feeling? Then take your pick from these top 2016 running events.