Running Advice

What is Parkrun?

Parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5km running event that takes place in parks and other open spaces around the world. It was founded in 2004 in the UK by Paul Sinton-Hewitt, with the aim of creating a community-led, inclusive, and accessible event that encourages people of all ages and abilities to participate in regular …

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Why are Kenyans such good distance runners?

Kenyans have long dominated distance running, particularly in events like the 800 meters, 1500 meters, 5000 meters, and marathon. Have you ever wondered why? There are several factors that contribute to this dominance: Overall, the combination of genetics, high-altitude training, diet, and cultural factors all contribute to Kenyans’ dominance in distance running. It is difficult …

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