Running Directory of Everything
Sites that cover all aspects of being a runr.
Forums, training logs, race finder, blogs, reviews and more. Read more about it by the man who set it up here.
Website of running magazine: reviews, articles, advice on nutrition and more
Another online version of a magazine, with more of a focus on pro athletes and news from the world of competitive racing
Website for magazine which deals with all things ultra, from training to nutrition and injury advice
Running and information hub on multi-day and ultra events
Website of the popular magazine: has everything you need from shoe reviews to training plans via pics from readers of their favourite events and courses. Great for finding races, and race reports.
Social network for fitness challenges – you can compete against friends or indeed total strangers in various challenges
Targets, goals and training-focused websites
Rankings for all UK runners – from pros to amateurs – listing results from all British Athletics- accredited races
Great resource for finding races near you - you can search by location, date, or type of event
Simple to use running calculator and race time predictor. Also offers training plans and guidance as to training paces for different types of runs.
Another race time predictor
… and another. Input recent race times and see what you could do in other distances.
Free tools, including an online running log, to help you train effectively. You can enter data manually or synch with your Garmin.
Free resources, logs and training plans (not just for running: you can also use this site to find other events to enter)
Free training plans at varying levels for half marathons and marathons - from beginners who plan to walk it through to super speedy types. Higdon has contributed to Runner's Worlds since 1966 and written no fewer than 36 books.
Site offers a handicap scoring system, designed to give all road runners othe ability to benchmark their progress and compare their results across a range of distances and terrains.
The most popular app to get you started, also has accompanying podcast.
Running route plotters
Running apps and tools
Tracks your run, analyses speed and features opportunity to be cheered along as you go. Also has cycling and winter sports options.
Community-based GPS tracking app and site which allows you to compete with or indeed support friends. Mini challenges every month, plus you can sync your data from a Garmin device.
Another in-run app to track distance and speed
Running and cycling GPS tracker with competitive element that allows you to (virtually) race against others who have done the same route
Handy tool which allows you to synch up your data from Garmin Connect to Strava and/or RunKeeper
Plan a route, find one someone else has entered near you, see how far you ran
Turn your workouts (indoor or out) into a game of survival. Get fit for when the zombies take over ...
Podcasts and music
A weekly podcast on - well, you can probably guess ...
Music to run by, sorted by different genres, duration of work out and intensity
Another site offering music tailored to your running needs
Science of running
Commentary on the science of training and exercise- Alex Hutchinson science journalist and former physicist.
Injury Advice and rehabilitation