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Top tips for your first half marathon...
 
Perhaps it’s something you have always wanted to do. Maybe a friend or colleague has persuaded you to. Whatever the reason for running your first half marathon, if you haven’t already started, it’s time to start thinking about...

June 26, 2018

Watch this 12 minute video to run the route from your armchair. See the flat, slightly undulating, nature of this fast course. The scenery and villages are aimed at motivating you to enjoy the experience and do your best. There are water stations but do remember to hyd...

Congratulations on entering the Newark Half Marathon. For some, the race serves as a perfect build up event to an Autumn marathon. For others Newark will be a key target event in its own right. However the race fits into your plans, there are certain fundamentals in tr...

July 23, 2017

Running a half-marathon requires a lot of training and proper nutrition is essential for you to do your best on the day. 
The foods you eat leading up to and on the day of your race are important and play an active part in your performance. 
During the days leading up...

A few weeks into your training and hopefully you are starting to see some progress! If all is going to plan, you can probably run further than you could a month ago and feel a lot better doing it too! With that training base well under way, the next four weeks of train...


Congratulations! If you are reading this, the chances are that you have already entered the Newark half marathon, and if you have yet to enter this flat and fast event, it’s not too late – honest! There are still places available, and there’s plenty of time to train....

March 19, 2017

 So maybe now would be a good time to talk about your glutes (or muscles of the buttocks as they are otherwise known).

Most of us are sat on them most of the day forcing them to be in a lengthened position which makes contracting them and engaging them properly really d...

August 12, 2016

So you’ve finished your first half marathon, what now?

On the day just enjoy the elation of completing a challenge.  If you’ve done well, fantastic, if not so well, don’t feel down.  There are not many people who could do what you’ve just done.

Drink plenty of water...

August 12, 2016

This summer, outdoor events across Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County are being invited to go Smokefree for summer, especially where the event has a family and/or child element. The Newark Half Marathon Committee were approached earlier this year and asked to c...

July 23, 2016

Take on water before you feel thirsty. Aim for at least eight glasses of water daily. Sounds like good advice—and you’ve certainly heard those refrains before. But these statements fall short on the truth. And unfortunately, this advice has led to many athletes drinkin...

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