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The safety barriers for women’s running

Considering recent events, this is, unfortunately, a topic worth covering for #HERVIRTUAL5K runners and women who run. Lockdown has exacerbated the topic of women running alone, with people not able to meet up in their usual social running groups. It is not fair that women should not feel safe while running on their own, but

Choosing a safe route

When Cardiff University’s runnability of the streets research was published, one of the clearer findings was that women felt some of their local running routes may not necessarily be ‘runnable’. Those findings were down to a variation of reasons, including safety, lighting, litter, pavement conditions and traffic levels. Of the 1501 women surveyed, over 40%

Pregnancy and childbirth

Let’s start with some motivation. Both pregnancy and childbirth are most certainly not reasons for the end of your running years. From Jessica Ennis-Hill and Paula Radcliffe to Serena Williams, we know that it is possible to return to running or any sport after childbirth. In the case of pregnancy and running during your term,

Running and the menopause

There’s no doubt that the menopause has an adverse effect on your running, from daily exhaustion and hot flushes to loss of sleep at night. With lots of women also affected by an early menopause and perimenopause, we’re setting out to give you some advice on how running might help to improve your symptoms, and

How to bounce back from injury

If you’re an avid runner, the chances are you’ve come across a niggling injury at least once. It’s part and parcel of the hobby we love! Coming back from an injury isn’t easy, we appreciate. That’s why we’ve put together some of our best tips for bouncing back even better than before, and not suffering

Barriers for women’s running, and possible solutions

When Cardiff University conducted research into women’s running, they came across fantastic benefits associated to running including a boost to physical and mental health, improved wellbeing and reduced anxiety. The study also uncovered a number of barriers to the growth and sustainability of women’s running. We knew this might be the case when we noticed