R4W Virtual Challenge Series Kicks Off With I Beat Iwan 10K Virtual Race

R4W Virtual Challenge Series Kicks Off With I Beat Iwan 10K Virtual Racearticipation events cannot take place. The I Beat Iwan challenge is a virtual 10K race that will take place over the month of August, inspired by the popular #IBeatIwan initiative which saw thousands of runners earn bragging rights by racing alongside Welsh Olympian and Healthspan

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MSO Cymru Formed To Plan Safe Return For Mass Participation Sporting Events

Four of Wales’ leading mass participation sporting event organisations have joined forces for the first time to help chart a safe return for many of the nation’s favourite races. Run4Wales, organisers of the Cardiff Half Marathon, Activity Wales Events, who run the global Long Course Weekend series, Always Aim High who organise the Cardiff Triathlon

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Healthspan Interview: Go, Granny, Go!

The Running Granny talks to our friends at Healthspan about how social connections can help boost mental and physical health and motivate you to achieve something incredible. When Angela White, 60, began to feel dissatisfied with life, she started running in the hills in the Lake District near where she lives. She hasn’t looked back. On

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A Zinc Nutrient Guide With Title Partners Healthspan

Zinc is a vital trace element you get from your daily diet. But did you know just how much it does for you? Dr Sarah Brewer’s easy guide on Zinc takes your through the benefits, foods, deficiency and supplements. Want to find out more? Visit Healthspan’s original article by clicking HERE.

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Coping With Anxiety In The Current Climate

Although some aspects of the lockdown are lifting, we are still in an uncomfortable state of limbo. Not knowing what the future holds, grappling with altered daily patterns, and for many, increased demands at home where the lines between work and family life have blurred, can all lead to heightened anxiety. In this article, Dr

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The importance of joint health and the role of supplements 

Healthspan asked experts Valentina Roffi from Sprint Physiotherapy and Healthspan Medical Director Dr. Sarah Brewer for their views on looking after your joints and the role of supplements  Looking after your joints is important for everyone, and not just keen runners and the elderly. This is the view of Valentina Roffi, Director at sprintphysio.co.uk: “Joint

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Healthspan’s Vitamin D Nutrient Guide – How Do You Get Enough In Lockdown?

We all know that Vitamin D is important, and in normal circumstances we would usually get adequate levels from the sunlight during the spring and summer months. But we’re not living in ‘normal’ times right now. Dr Sarah Brewer, Medical Director for our Official Vitamin Partner, Healthspan, has put together a handy Vitamin D guide

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HEALTHSPAN PORTHCAWL 10K POSTPONED: YOUR OPTIONS

Dear Runners, We have been closely monitoring the situation surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak and the guidance issued by the Government, whilst making arrangements to ensure a safe race day experience should the ban on major public events be lifted ahead of Sunday 5 July. It is now clear that although restrictions on movement and social

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How to eat healthily during the coronavirus outbreak

You may be able to keep on top of your training for your next 10k run by making good use of your allocated exercise time, but how do you maintain a nutritious diet when you have a limited supply of fresh fruit and veg? We asked nutritionist Rob Hobson, in conjunction our Vitamin Partner Healthspan,

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Introducing Four-In-One Healthspan Wales 10K Series Medals!

A unique prize will be up for grabs for the dedicated runners who complete all four legs of the 2020 Healthspan Wales 10K Series. The thousands of participants who have signed up to run at four iconic South Wales locations will receive a one-off bespoke medal for each event that interlock with the others to

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