Virtual Events To Keep You Motivated This Autumn!

While events as we know them can’t be going ahead in 2020, here at Run 4 Wales we’ve been working hard to ensure that you, the runners, aren’t going to be missing out on that unbeatable finish line feeling.  As the nights draw in and the weather turns, we’ve got a number of virtual events

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Vitamins And Supplements 101 By The Experts, Healthspan

“In an ideal world we would get all the nutrients we need from a healthy diet, we would exercise regularly and get at least eight hours sleep a night; we wouldn’t smoke, drink or get stressed out. Back in the real world, however, things are very different,” says Healthspan’s Dr Sarah Brewer. Title partners Healthspan

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Can You Beat Former GB Marathoner Steve? Entries To Race The Brace Are Now Open!

Next up in the Run 4 Wales Virtual Challenge Series, running throughout the month of October is the I Beat Steve challenge. The virtual 5K race will challenge runners to race Cardiff Half Marathon Race Director and Olympic Marathon runner Steve Brace over the popular parkrun distance. The former winner of Paris & Berlin Marathon’s

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Hundreds Take On Thomas In Virtual I Beat Iwan Challenge!

Hundreds of runners have taken on Olympic silver medallist and World, European and Commonwealth Champion Iwan Thomas in a virtual 10K race from Run 4 Wales, the first in their new Virtual Challenge Series. The Healthspan ambassador clocked a time of 42:59 when he took on the 6.2 mile distance late last month, placing 18th

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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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