There’s no doubt that running’s good for you, but every now and then you might feel a twinge or pick up a common injury like a blister or shin splints.
Check out the articles below to learn how to stay healthy and prevent injury – and if you do pick up a problem, find out how to identify and treat some of the most common running injuries. For further help, click here to access the Runners Medical Resource.
The Health Benefits of Running
Here’s the science behind running and how it improves the way your body works.
Top 10 Healthy Running Tips
Get your training right with our tips to keeping your body in top condition.
Different Types of Running Injury
We’ve put together our guide to the different types of running injury.
Preventing Injury on Race Day
Here are our tips for staying healthy, happy and injury free during the Virgin Money London Marathon.
Regular sports massages can give a great boost to your training – they’re not just for treating sporting injuries.
Anterior knee pain (AKP) is the name used to describe a range of conditions that affect the front of the knee.
We’ve outlined the most common complaints below and what you can do to help prevent and treat them.
Although injuries to the hip flexors are rare, it’s important to be aware of the symptoms and know what to do if you’re concerned.
Muscle Aches & Pains
Even if you’re in top physical condition it’s common to experience muscle pains when you take up running, or start training for a big event like the Virgin Money London Marathon.
Shin Splints & Lower Leg Pain
We’ve outlined some of the main conditions that cause lower leg pain and shin splints.
Here are some of the ways you can avoid overworking your Achilles tendon.
Foot blisters are one of the most common running injuries. Find out what causes them, how to treat them and most importantly, how to prevent them.
How to beat Seasonal Affective Disorder
From social running to using vitamin supplements and light boxes, these ideas will have your running back on track in no time…
Click here to view a full list of Injury Clinics who will be more than happy to assist you with any injury questions and problems you may have.
10 ways to avoid running injuries
The right approach will help you to arrive on the start line of your next marathon in the best shape of your life, says running coach Sam Murphy
Four exercises every runner should do
Include strength training in your routine to reduce your injury risk
Essential stretches for runners
Try this simple stretching routine after you run
Please read this advice carefully – we want you to enjoy Race Day as safely and comfortably as possible.