Putney assistant manager Jimmy Hall rockets round the Kew Gardens 10k in his Brooks Hyperion Elite 2s!

Richmond Runfest’s socially distanced 10k on September 12th & 13th is hailed as a superbly organised success. Here's Jimmy's story of his run.

After a long six-month layoff, races are slowly starting to pop up again. As soon as Richmond Run Fest got the go ahead to run their 10k I had to snap up an entry.

Running Late Is Great

It's never too late

Fauja Singh, 107, of London, took up running aged 89 and earned a place in the record books as the first centenarian and oldest person to ever complete a marathon. He ran the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in eight hours, 25 minutes and 16 seconds. Aged 100 he also set eight world age records including running the 5K in 49:57.39. There are similarly impressive world records in existence for every ‘veteran’ age group from 35 to 100.

Shin splints: causes, prevention and cure

Shin splints are one of the more common injuries that often affect beginner runners or more experienced runners coming back from a lay-off.

There are different types of shin splints and the causes may be structural or induced.

An anterolateral shin splint affects the front and outer part of the muscles and a posteromedial shin splint affects the back and inner part of the muscles of the shin.

Symptoms include:


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